Hello to all that come looking me up.Check out My Web Page (kj4biz)I live in Thomaston,GA with my wife Lisa (kj4biy) and 3 kids. I am 40yrs old. In the shack I run a Kenwood TMV-71A 2m/440 feeding into a X510HDM dual band collinear 70 feet up a Rohn 25 tower that is being fed with LMR-400 and a Yaesu ft-2900 2m (for Echolink) feeding into a 2m mobile antenna mounted on the roof. For Dstar I run a Icom 2200H feeding into a Comet GP-9 mounted on the roof. For HF, A Yaesu Ft-950 running into a Ameritron AL-80B. Which is going through an MFJ-986 T-tuner feeding into a multi band dipole at 50'. This is all being powered by an Astron RS-35A power supply. I have a Mosley TA 33 M Tribander on the tower as well for 10/15/20. I also have two 1000 amp deep cycle batteries as back up when the power goes out. In my truck I run an Icom 880H for Dstar/2m/440 and for analog 2m/440 and a Kenwood TS480 for 6m/HF. Also in the wifes (Kj4biy) car Kenwood TM-V71A 2m/440 .
I am a member of the Thomaston Amateur radio club.
I am also the trustee and President for our family's amateur radio club (W4TFR) The Tyndall Family Amateur Radio Club
I would like to take this time to thank my wife KJ4BIY (Lisa) for standing behind me and encouraging me to keep at my studying. We helped each other to study. I would also like to thank the following HAMs for helping me with questions about buying the right equipment, cables and other parts: WB4GWA, KI4NGD, K4BWT, KE4YZU,KE4UTQ, K4COD, and W4YKY.
I have also began collecting vintage gear. I have several Hallicrafter shortwave receivers and a National 300 and my newest addition a Heathkit DX-100B Transmitter. I plan to collect lots more.
My kids have Passed their tech test and are working on their general ticket
I love to build my own beams and other antennas. So far I have built a 3 element 10 mtr beam and a 4 element 2 mtr beam.
You can find me most of the time on 14.300 checking into the MMSN or on the BBC (Before Breakfast Club) on 3.973 LSB. The BBC starts around 2 a.m. and the MMSN starts around 12 noon after the Intercon Net. You can check out the MMSN at www.mmsn.org.You can also find me on 3.983 on the Knights of the round table starting around 10:30 pm Est.