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Big Island Contest Club

2304 Valley Ridge Ln

Brooksville, FL  34602


ALL QSLs direct,NO BUREAU. Include the usual IRCs or greenstamps with SAE/SASE for DX stations. SASEs from US. Since December 2007 we have answered approximately8000 QSL cards directly. We don't collect QSL cards, but we are happy to confirm Zone 31 and KH6. AS OFJANUARY 22,THE COST OF POSTAGE TO DX STATIONS IS NOW OVER A DOLLAR. One dollar no longer covers postage. Please only IRCs or TWO DOLLARS.

The station sat at 820 feet above sea level andwas about 3000 feet from the Pacific, resulting in a big rolling drop to the Pacific Ocean in the direction of North America, Europe and Asia.

The picture, shot from the lanai (front porch) shows the 150 foot tower which is 475 feetfrom the shack toward the Pacific Ocean, looking toward North America and Western Europe. The station was located in on the Hamakua Coast on the northeast corner of the Big Island

The station consisted of three KT36XA antennas at 92/56/29 feet, andwere independently rotated. The stack of KT36XAswas operated in phase by means of a WX0B Stackmatch which allowed various combinations of the antennas.

There was also a stack of 40 meter Yagis at 150 and 80 feet. The top antenna rotated 360 degrees while the lower rotated from JA through Europe to North America to South America, allowing for a full stack to 95% of the world's ham popualtion. They also used the Stackmatch for phasing.

On 80 meters there was a system of three 2-element looped arrays facing NE,NW, and SW.

The station was now active on 160 with a 100 foot wire verticalwith a T-top suspended by a caternary line. The radial system consisted of 60 1/4 wave buried radials

An A-3 WS was put on the tower at around 42 feet for the WARC bands. For 6 meters a 7 el KLM was fixed toward the mainland.

Operators for the station were K4XS and WH7YL.




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