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VK3FU Australia flag Australia

alias for: VK3JEF


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QSL: DIRECT, EQSL, LOTW, BURO

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Ham Member Lookups: 9010

 

My Call sign is VK3JEF and I also hold VK3FU.
I have not commenced logging or operating�as VK3FU yet so I hope this clears any confusion on QRZ
if you do not see VK3JEF listed ( it should appear as my alias )....

Grid : QF22nd

Radio Equipment..........

Icom 7700
Icom 746Pro
Icom 756Pro3
FT-4700RH
Palstar BT1500A Tuner
MFJ989C Tuner

Home Brew Antennas.......

6 Band Quad ( 6 metres through to 20 Metres ) with Individually fed ( 6 Homebrew 2 kW Baluns ) with Loop Relays Internal minimising element interaction
J Pole on 2 Metres
40 metre Magnetic Slot style loop antenna
80 metre sloper
30 M linear loaded dipole

List of Home brew equipment.........

All Band ( 10 m to 160 metre, Home Brew 813 Grounded Grid Amplifier ( 2 tubes )
Auto Rotator Controller,
Radio Interface with Band Decoder
Auto ATU using ICOM Protocol to follow radio.
2 kW AR1500 Amplifier 160 - 10 m microprocessor controlled inc band switched filters.
1 kW single stage 6m Amplifier microprocessor controlled
50 MHz Filter and pre-amplifier
3 kW directional Coupler / Power Meter
8 Way, High Power / Isolation, Low VSWR Switch
 


Some of my test bench includes......

FSP-7 Rhode and Schwartz Spectum Analyser
E4421B HP Sig Gen
200 MHz Digital Storage scope
HP Network Analyser
Signal generation to 26 GHz
etc etc

 

                                   

Below are my custom designed PL259 ( UHF ) Connectors.

I decided to turn the PL259 into a professional connector rather than use a inferior
style that are out in the market. I wanted superior cable retention, resolderability, a body and centre Pin

that wont tarnish, a trimetal plating suitable to all environmentswith high conductivity, a heavy duty centre Pin
material and right angles so I dont need heaps of adaptors to get equipment close to the wall and connections to
switch boxes and other equipemt thatmake cabling neater and easier.
I also wanted the HEX NUT so i could tension the connector rather than using inferior methods of tightening on a
barrel with only a knurl.

It is obvious you get what you pay for in the market but when spending thousands on amplifiers, radios
and
antennas, I could not dream of using a 2 dollar connector.

So I ended up with :
Teflon inner
Tri metal plating
Gold Centre Pin
Hex nut for Tightening
Straights and Right Angles
Crimp and Clamp versions
Available for many different cables ( RG series, LMR, etc )

Connectors can be seen at www.rfparts.com.au/public_html/amatuerradio.htm

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DE2RUD 2013-11-01 10m CW JO31cu Germany Ronny de Haan
K6BIG 2013-05-06 17m SSB DM04xd United States Bryan A Robinson, Sr
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YB9KA 2013-03-12 40m SSB OI81ak Indonesia Soekardi Wibisono
HB9EKK 2013-01-10 10m SSB JN36qw Switzerland ROLF R. BRUNNER
MI0MVP 2012-12-30 17m SSB IO64ti Northern Ireland ALEX SIMPSON
2E0WYN 2012-10-15 20m SSB IO82wl England keith winwood
M0NTA 2012-09-23 17m SSB IO83rl England Terry. Brookes
N7EKD 2012-07-12 40m SSB CN85mh United States Frank G Rasmussen
SP9MRN 2012-06-15 20m CW JO90ig Poland Maciek /MAc (Roman) Bal
WH7W 2012-06-14 17M SSB BL11bh Hawaii MARK S GERBER
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