My Station

Icom IC-7300
Yaesu FT-857D
Acom A-1000 Click here for video

Telepost LP-100A Digital Wattmeter Click here for video on LP-100A
JK-Antennas 6BA-JK covering Click here for video on SWR curve40,20,17,15,12, and 10 meters with the 6 meter option, interlaced 2 element yagis on a 22 foot boom at 75 feet
turned by a Yaesu 2800 rotor with a Green Heron Engineering RT21 rotor controller.
Maxcon OCF Dipole at 65 feet in inverted vee configuration.
M2 12 element 2 meter Yagi at 85 feet in the horizontal polarity.
Heil PR-781 Boom mic
Heil ProSet Headset (dynamic mic with 4 and 5 elements)
MagnaKeyer

JK Antenna 6BA-JK @75 feet

After a long time off the air, I finally got a new front face for my Yaesu FT-857D. I have owned this radio since 2006. Making it the longest owned radio in my ham career.

I picked up a Timewave Navigator to get on 2 meter digital modes. I have made a few QSO’s in the 300-400km range. Activity certainly seems to have dropped off from what it was back in the 1980’s and 90’s.