This Do It Yourself ham enjoys projects and experimenting with antennas is one that can be a challenge.
Hello from K5YDR's QTH
Hello from W3DIY's QTH
Installing the 40M Optibeam at 120' (37M)
Hey bear get out of the way, this could fall on your head.
WB3AR on patrol
WB3AR is QRT, he better wake up before hunting season. hihi
WB1RD the turkey.
This bird is the alarm when WB3AR is sleeping.
40M Optibeam with the 80/160M half slopers below.
CQ Europe at 1600' (487m) above msl.
CQ South America
CQ VK ZL
70'(21m) US Tower with the 5 band 11 element Optibeam.
The DX Engineering 4 square receive system.
All the above hardware is connected here . . .
The ICOM 7700 drives the ICOM PW1 amp. The home brew console controls the L network tuner at the base of the tower and the DX Engineering 4 square controller is on top.
All of my station equipment was purchased from fellow hams. I reconditioned and self installed the towers and antennas over a period of 3 years.