My name is Steve and I have been licensed since 1973 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 40 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-897D 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
2 B&W BWDS-180N 1.8 mhz~30 mhz folded dipoles for HF. 1 set north/south and 1 set east/west
1 Create CLP-5130-1 Log Periodic for 130~1300 mhz. set verticle
All on a 45 foot tall Rohn 45 tower with Yaeesu G-1000DXA rotor
All the cables run underground to the shack
Also one home brew 43 foot vertical for 1.8~50 mhz operation. In the background to the right
The basic station is 100% solar power with battery backup.
Only the L7 Linear and computer run off of the main power.
I have just got back into DXing and since the first of 2010 and have 305 counties confirmed along with DXCC, DXCC Challenge, WAS, WAC, WPX and WAZ awards all on SSB.
Currently working on 5BDXCC, currently only need 80 & 160 M and the working on the ITU Zones award
QSL Direct 100% (US) Please send sase (DX) sase + $1 usd
March 3, 2014
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