Hi to Everyone: This is one hobby i do enjoy alot. I have been license since 1992 was a Novice for 22 years i learned the 5wpm back then that was required, i didn't spend much time back then to advance my self to get the General class which was 13wpm so just stayed a Novice, was not interested in being a Tech at the time i liked working HF on 10m. and was focused on CW learning more code so i could get my General Class. I had move and started new job so i didn't have time to apply my self and to learn more. By around 2007 i had heard from a ham friend that the code had been drop from testing, Well after 7 years i decided to make time and upgrade my self from Novice to Tech then to General. I am working on getting the Extra Class. I love working the bands that i have listen to for many years on my Icom 735, by the way a Great little radio, And now i am back to CW and working some PSK31, and on our local Repeater and have met alot of Great people within the past year and lots of help. there so much that you can do on Amateur Radio it is not boring. I Restored my Hygain Ex14 yagi and it's back up and on the air after 20 years in storage. working great already made few contacts on 20m and 40m. Now i am into VHF and UHF bands and all the modes plus repeater work as you can see below 73s from N4STP.
Hygain Explorer 14 10m, 15m, 20m with QK-710 30/40m, expansion kit the antenna is up on a 40 ft crank up and tilt over tower
My UHF/VHF/GMRS Repeaters Motorola Radius R1225 UHF 440mhz 45w Repeater Cat 200B with, The 2meter Freq. 145.165 PL 123.0 , 70cm 444.375 PL 123.0 , GMRS 462.600 PL123.0 Call is WQXE581
Motorola Radius R1225 VHF 144 mhz 50w Repeater Cat 300DX Controller with Phone Patch, and Motorola Radius R1225 UHF 462mhz 45w GMRS Repeater with Cat 200 controller Below .
It is up and running the footprint is about 17 miles, that's at the edge, with a mobile radio. The antenna is @ 60' for now but Soon to be up higher around 125' for better coverage.
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