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Right Side of Desk - 30 Oct 2017

Icom IC-756Pro3, JRC JST-135 Transceivers, Computer, PSU.


 

Left Side of Desk - 30 Oct 2017

CAPCO 3000D AMU,   BHI 1031 Audio DSP,   JRC PSU, AMU and Speaker.  500W Dummy Load.   Daiwa CN801 Meter.


 

 

The Desk - 7 September 2017 

Elecraft KX3 and PX3 Panadapter - Now sold on and replaced with the Icom IC-756 Pro3

Note the boom Microphones - (L) Heil HM12,  (R) BM800 Goldline.


 

The 'Shack' is an antique roll-top desk in the living room, as I live in a small bungalow in a retirement complex for Old Folks WFG (Waiting for God! sad).   Its very handy as I am in the warm, rather than a cold shed, and when not in use, the top rolls down, and the room looks tidy!!

Transceivers are a JRC JST-135 (Ver 2.0)  With NBD-520 PSU and NVA-88 Speaker, the radio has several optional accessories fitted - BWC (Bandwidth Control) Unit board - CFL-243,  Stable Crystal Kit - CGD-135, and IF Filters CFL-232 and CFL-251 500c/s and 2.4Khz.

A Hiel HM-12 - Boom Mounted is used together with a footswitch for the JRC Transceiver.   For the ICOM 756 Pro3, a BM-800 Goldline condenser microphone also on a foot switch is used.    Both Mics are on swinging booms..    

 

   For 'Portable and Base station, there was an Elecraft KX3 with the PX3 Panadapter, for Portable operation the Elecraft KX3 Transceiver together with a Tokyo 50W amplifier and Sotabeams 'Band Hopper' Linked Dipole atop a 10Mtr telescopic fishing Pole dropping as an inverted 'V' to 5Mtrs. 

All sold and replaced with the ICOM IC-756 Pro3 Transceiver.

I kept the other equipment -  an RM BLA-350 Linear Amp and Capco 3000D Antenna Tuner fed to a 120ft Doublet held aloft by a Spiderbeam 40ft (12M) Pole, dropping each end down to 15 feet (4.5 Metres).  

 


 

The JRC JST-135D Transceiver

In July and August 2017, I bought two of these transceivers - one to use in the shack, which is a roll top desk in the living room.  The second to use purely as a receiver in my bedroom, as due to a medical condition, I have to lie down for 2-3 hours a day !!

 

STATION  M0OBU - AUGUST  2017

From Left to Right....

Yaesu MD1 Mic,  

CAPCO SPC-3000 AMU,  

JRC JST-135 Transceiver,  

Palstar PS50 PSU,  Daiwa CN-801 Power and SWR Meter,  

Heil HM-12 Mic on floor mounted boom,  

RM (Italy) BLA-350 300W Linear Amplifier,  

Computer No1,   Bhi 'Desktop' Speaker.

 

THE  STATION - 21st  NOVEMBER, 2016

 

 


The station in 2012


 

Station in March, 2013

 

Station In March 2011

 

 

 

 


 

                                    

 

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Amateur Radio Web Site 

A website has been built devoted the hobby with information, as well as full details of all the radios owned in the past, and present - plus details of other modes and interests in Amateur Radio. The many radios, and equipment all have their own pages, and also there are pages on Proagation, Radio Software with links, All Digital Modes, etc..   A veritable cornucopia of information !!

To be transported there please click HERE

 


 

RSGB - Member No 208297 

ARRL -  Member No  3100223817

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Modes worked on HF

CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV, PSK-31, JT65 & WSPR.

The Vibroflex 'Original' Presentation Key, made in 1988.

With the Vibroflex infinitely variable speed adaptor (from 8wpm to 40wpm), and the

G3LIV 'Cord Tidy' which makes lead connection very simple.


Just another normal day at this QTH !!

 

 

Transceiver Accessories

Power Supply Unit ~ QJ P35 Amp Linear PSU

ATU ~ CAP.CO 3000D Roller Inductor - 3kW

Linear Amplifier ~ RM 350-BLA - 300 Watts

Power / SWR Meter ~ Daiwa CN-801

Dummy Load ~ Welz DL-600

Microphone  ~ Hiel HM12 (boom mounted) 

Key ~ Vibroflex 'Original' Presentation Model

Audio Processing ~  BHI DESKTOP Speaker

 

 


 

                 

The BHI 'DESKTOP'  Speaker

 10 Watts out with a mid and low range Speaker plus a tweeter, and  with rotary controls for levels of processing, rather than DIP switches and volume control .... a great improvement on the old NES 10-2 ..I get better noise cancellation with this than the inbuilt DSP in the Transceivers, which is excellent, as I live a large urban connurbation which creates a very high 'Noise floor' .

 


 

CAP.CO 3000-D  Antenna Tuner

These are about the finest ATU's made, and if ever available, exchange hands up to around £500 ( 800 US Dollars) if in good condition

Rated at 3 kW the CAPCO SPC 3000D Roller Inductor ATU is a beautifully made piece of station equipment.  Sadly the maker fell off a ladder in the mid 80's and no more CAPCO Loop antennas, or ATUs were produced after this.

 

 

 


Heil Pro 3 Headphones


Heil 'Genesis' HM-12 Microphone

on a floor mounted Boom

 

 

Links

 

My Amateur Radio Web Site ~ HERE

My QRZCQ Page ~HERE

                     

 

This work is Copyright 2010/2020 and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

 

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