JOSH, W4ZZK of LEIGHTON, ALABAMA
(pronounced LEE-TUN, not LAY-TUN)
GS: EM64fq in NW AL
QSL: VIA LoTW and eQSL ONLY (I am Slow) - I Do NOT use QRZ Logbook or Mess with US Mail
- 2m / 6m SSB Phone & CW
- 10-160m Phone, CW & Digital
My Primary Ham Radio Activities: HF/VHF Contesting (CQWW, ARRL, etc.)
VHF/UHF Repeater Building, Maintenance & Upkeep
On-Air Repeaters: 145.410 W4ZZK Repeater in Florence, AL - 131.8 Hz PL (-600kHz)
444.650 KQ4RA Repeater in Florence, AL - 131.8 Hz PL (+5MHz) (Echolink Online)
442.325 KI4SP Repeater in Florence, AL - 77 Hz PL (+5MHz)
444.400 K4VFO Repeater in Muscle Shoals, AL - 79.7 Hz PL (+5MHz) (Echolink/IRLP Online)
Soon-To-Be On-Air: 145.130 W4ZZK Repeater in Crooked Oak, AL - 131.8 Hz PL (-600kHz)
444.875 W4ZZK Repeater in Crooked Oak, AL - 131,8 Hz PL (+5MHz)
442.475 AB4RC Repeater in Green Hill, AL - 131.8 Hz PL (+5MHz)
A 6-Meter Repeater is Being Coordinated and equipment is in the works...
CLUBS OF CHOICE:
Quad Cities Amateur Radio Association
Muscle Shoals | Florence | Sheffield | Tuscumbia
Amateur Radio in Northwest Alabama
Visit our Website at www.qccn.us
Icom IC-746 HF + 6m & 2m ALL-MODE Transceiver (100w on ALL Bands)
LDG Z-11 Pro Auto Tuner (100w Contest Tuner)
MFJ-989C Roller Inductor Manual HF Antenna Tuner (High Power Tuner)
Ten Tec Omvi V 10m - 160m 100-Watt HF Transceiver
Dentron MT-3000A Manual Switch-Inductor HF Antenna Tuner
Ameritron AL-811 500-Watt HF Amplifier
Yaesu FT-767GX 10 - 160m 100-Watt HF Transceiver with 2m Transverter (10w VHF)
Yaesu FT-2800M VHF FM Trasceiver 65-watts
Alinco DR-435 UHF FM Transceiver 35-watts
MY FIRST STATION SECOND "UPGRADED" STATION
Kenwood TS-430S 10 thru 160m HF with Matching PSU and Speaker Icom IC-746 Classic 10 - 160 HF, 2m & 6m All Mode - 100w on Every Band
Vehicle #1: Kenwood TM-733 VHF/UHF Mobile with Dual Band Browning Mobile Antenna
Vehicle #2: Kenwood TM-D700 VHF/UHF/APRS Mobile with 1/4~ 70cm and 5/8~ 2m Antenna
Vehicle #3: Icom IC-2720H VHF/UHF Mobile with MFJ-1402 Dual Band Antenna
When Condx Permits, I throw in the...
Radio Shack HTX-10 10-Meter Mobile with 1/4~ Whip
Alinco DR-M06 6-Meter FM Mobile with 1/4~ Vertical
Vehicle #1: Byonics TinyTrak3+ with Byonics GPS2 to a Yaesu FT-250R to a 1/4~ VHF Antenna.
Vehicle #2: Kenwood TM-D700A with Seluo GPS to 5/8~ VHF Antenna.
Home Station APRS
W4ZZK-10 Receiving Only I-Gate (View Users of this I-Gate by Clicking Here)
W4UNA-7 Digipeater located in Downtown Florence, AL (View Users of this Digipeater by Clicking Here)
Davis Weather Monitor II Console is uploaded to Weather Underground (Station KALLEIGH2), and Registered with the NWS CWOP (Citizen's Weather Observation Program) (Station AU427 or W4ZZK-1)
Find My Current and Historical Weather Data from the APRS / CWOP Network by Clicking Here
See this data as read by the Weather Underground Servers by Clicking Here
43 FT TOWER
* Mosley CL-33 10/15/20m Tri-Band Beam @ 43 ft.
* Homebrew 160m 1/2~ Mono Band Inverted V @ 40 ft.
* Homebrew 80m-10m 5/8~ Multi-Band Inverted V @ 40 ft.
* Cushcraft Ringo ARX-450 6dBd 70cm FM Vertical Antenna
56 FT 'TALL' TOWER
* Tonna F9FT 17-Element 144MHz SSB Yagi (French-made)
* Homebrew 6-Element 6-Meter SSB Yagi
* Cushcraft Dual Band 2m 3-Element/440 5-Element FM Yagi
* Hustler G6-144 2m Vertical (APRS)
* Hustler 4BTV 10 thru 40m 1/4~ Ground HF Vertical
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