A few photos of the Maritime Mobile
Radio in the Maritime Mobile is a Kenwood ts 480HX utilizing an insulated backstay for an antenna. Power is
Power is provided by solar panels located on top of the bimini.
It's always fun to see dolphins show up to give us a show!!
The Aeronautical Mobile is an Airbus A330. I enjoy making QSO's over the North Atlantic and Caribbean Sea when the work load is low.
The radio is an Allied Signal that runs around 400 watts on USB. The antenna is an insulated portion of the vertical stabilizer. It helps that theantenna is at an altitude between 30 and 41 thousand feet!!
The HF radio is located with the other communication and navigation avionics in a room outside the cockpit. A control head in in the cockpit provides operation of all communications with only one panel.
The family outside the QTH
Radio at the QTH is also a Kenwood TS480 into a Ameritron AL-811 and an OCF dipole. The antenna is hidden in the trees behind the house in our deed restricted neighborhood.
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