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My brag file.  Now you know why I can hear so well.

Current Setup as of 2021-01-10

Rigs:

  • Anan 7000DLE MK2  used for 160 through 6 m
  • Icom 7610 used mainly for 6m
  • Icom 9700 2m, 70 cm and 23 cm SSB, CW, FM and D-star (future)
  • Kenwood D700 for VHF FM
  • Icom IC-207 for Packet (winlink) on 2m and 70 cm
  • Anan 10 as a general HF receiver
  • Anan piHPSDR controller for the Anan radios - mainly used for SSB
  • Various VHF and UHF rigs used to monitor the local repeaters

Antennas:

  • 2 x 26 m doublet at 28 metres fed with 450 Ohm twin-lead used for 80, 40, 17, 12 and 10 metres
  • 3 element Yagi for 20 m fixed at 30 degrees
  • Half wave dipole at 18 m for the 30 m band
  • 1/4 Wave sloper for 160 m - also works on 15 m
  • 3 element Yagi at 10 m for the 6 m band
  • 10 element dual polarization for the 2 m band at 11 m
  • 2 broadband magnetic loop RX-only antennas
  • Various VHF/UHF vertical antennas

Computers:

  • Raspberry Pi 4B which runs my Hamclock
  • Windows 10 computers mainly used to run software-defined radios and digital modes (FT-8)

Software:

  • OpenHPSDR Thetis
  • WSJT-X (usually the latest release or release candidates)
  • RMS Express
  • Fldigi
  • N1MM for contests

Linear Amplifiers:

  • Elecraft KPA-1500
  • OM Power  OM 2000+
  • W6PQL 1 KW 2m amplifier

Power Backup:

  • 220 Ahr 12 Volt battery bank available to support emergency communications
  • 2 KW generator for longer power outages