My name is Steve and I have been licensed since 1971 starting out as a novice then progressing
to Advance. In 2000 I received my Extra license. In Janurary 2009 I changed my callsign from
WB9HBH to W9HBH. The QTH is about 45 miles south east of Indianapolis, Indiana and sets out
in the country on top of a hill at 960 feet above sea level. It is the highest point in the area.
Yaesu FTDX 3000D with SP 2000 Spk.
FT-991 for hf backup and vhf/uhf ssb/fm operation
FT-817ND for qrp and portable operation
FT-100D & ATAS 120 antenna for moble operation
Drake L7 hf linear for added power
Cushcraft ASL-2010 Log Periodic 13.5~32 mhz
Tennadyne T-28 Log Periodic for 50~1300 mhz set horizontal
B&W BWDS-180N 1.8 mhz~30 mhz folded dipole for HF
HB OCP dipole 10~80 set east/west
Create CLP-5130-1 Log Periodic for 130~1300 mhz. set verticle
All on a 45 foot tall Rohn 45 tower with Yaesu G-1000DXA rotor
2 dual element 580ft long switchable Beverage antennas for receiving #1 ne/sw #2 se/nw
All the cables run underground to the shack
Home brew 43 foot vertical base loaded for 1.8~30 mhz operation. In the background to the right
The basic station is 100% solar power with battery backup including the computer
Only the L7 Linear uses commercial power.
Got back into DXing the first of 2010 and currently have 315 counties confirmed along with DXCC, DXCC Challenge 1500, WAS, WAC, WPX and WAZ awards all on SSB.
Also completed in 2015 the requirements for 5BDXCC plus 12 & 17m on SSB, still working on 160M and the ITU zone award
QSL Direct 100% (US) Please send sase (DX) sase + $1 usd
Jan. 13 2016
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