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I'm currently do all of my operating from an antenna restricted location at my winter QTH in Turnersville,NJ. Located 12 miles SE of Philadelphia,PA, FM29ks. My primary modes of operation are HF DX, HF Digital modes, and satellite operations. For HF DX  I'm running an Elecraft K3/KAT500/KPA500, AKA the K line into a 5 band Diamond 8010 Dipole, apex up about 14 meters. For the Satellites,  digital HF modes, and  HF DSTAR I'm running a IC-9100.  Along with the 9100 the satellite  system is composed of a Yaesu 5500 rotor, LVB tracker, Landwehr preamps for 2m and 70cm, and a Cushcraft AOP-1 crossed Yagi's for 2m and 70cm. I run my satellite operations under SatPC32.  For a SATGATE I'm using APRSIS32 with a Yaesu FTM-400DR as an ISS packet groundstation. I recently remodeled my shack, and moved some more radio equiptment  that used to be at my shore home, that had been in storage. I now have PowerSDR running on a desktop, replacing the laptop I was using for logging purposes. It's good to once again have the panadapter display to work with, along with the DXLab suite of  DXing, and logging software.  As of 12/2014 I have worked 179, 118 confirmined from this location. My overall DX from all locations is 326/275. Most recent addition to my shack is the satallite antenna system pictured below.....

 

A picture of my shack at my home in Turnersville, NJ.....

 

Here are a couple of pictures of my small scale antenna farm at this location.

Close up of Radio's

 

One of my all time favorite modes of operation is  satellite. My Bio picture was taken at the Eastcoast VHF convention a few years ago while manning the AMSAT booth. I work the AMSAT booth a few hours a day at Dayton every year. Stop by and say hi. The picture below is me with a group of Houston Texas area satellite operators working an FM bird from a restaurant parking lot  in Houston around 2005. Before I retired, I used to travel quite a bit for work, and would visit with sat ops around the country. In the pictures  are on the left N5AFV, KK5DO, KB2M, in the right side picture far right, K5OE. All well known satellite operators.

Here is a picture of my last shack, before I  downsized.....

 

Thanks for working me....

73 Jeff kb2m

 

 

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