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I was first licensed in 1967 at the age of 16 with the call of WN3IIA. I started dxing as a novice and continue the hunt for new ones. Awards are: DXCC on 8 bands,RTTY DXCC,CW DXCC, QRP DXCC, 160 Meter WAS, DX HONOR ROLL (348 Confirmed). Most of my operating is on CW and RTTY.
The station consists of a Yaesu FT-1000MP Mark V, Yaesu FT-450D, and a Yaesu FT-767 purchased new in 1987, Rockmite QRPp 20 meter transceiver(about a half watt), an Ameritron AL-1200 amplifier and an Ameritron ATR-30 Antenna Tuner. The contest logging program is Writelog.
Antenna for 10,12,15,17,20 and 30 meters is a Force 12 C3 beam at 30 feet
Antenna for 40 is an inverted V
Antenna for 160 is an inverted L
Antenna for 60 and 80 is the 160 meter inverted L using an antenna tuner
Some of my old radio receiver collection. Hallifcrafters S-38, Hallifcrafters S-120A, Hallifcrafters S-40B, Allied Star Roamer and a Yaesu FT-767 transceiver .
The large wooden case radio is a Montgomery Ward Farm Radio that runs off of a 6V car battery. The radio has a Vibrator power supply and does work.
Navy Department-Bureau of Ships Receiver CAY-46076 MEDIUM FREQUENCY RECEIVER 200-2000kcs. Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company Baltimore Maryland. Serial Number 1540 weight 31 pounds with RECTIFIER POWER UNIT TYPE CAY-20086 Serial Number 2739.
Below is a Converted Midland CB radio Model 77-882 used as a 10 meter beacon transmitter. The beacon frequency is 28284.80. The output power is 4 watts to a Antron 99 18 foot vertical antenna. The ID'er is an ID-O-MATIC from Ham Gadgets (N0XAS).
Bench testing the converted CB radio and the ID-O-MATIC before putting into operation.
Converted Midland CB used for a Beacon transmitter. Output is 4 watts to an Antron 99 eighteen foot CB vertical.
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