|On Cedar Mountain W6/NC-065. Battery in white box. Red bag is for antenna.|
- KX3, with internal tuner
- 5000mAh 4S LiPo battery. I built a voltage reducer from 2 diodes so I could use it with the KX3.
|MTR and T1 on Mt Saint Helena W6/NC-030|
- MTR 3B
- T1 tuner
- 500 or 1500 mAh LiPo, both 3S
- The case is for an external hard drive. I can fit the MTR, small battery, and the power and rf cables in it.
Common to both:
- 34' EFHW & feedline
- eBay 7.2m pole. This is closer to 17' tall.
- Palm Pico Single
- Headphones (earbud style)
- Notebook and pen for logging. I have a small write in the rain notepad for wet days.
- TH-F6A, 12' whip or telescoping whip
- MFJ 1820t whip & CP, for a backup antenna
- Mirage 2m amp. Includes a DC-DC buck/boost converter. Its too noisy for HF, but fine on VHF.
- EDZ for 2m
- "Ukrainian" transverters for 222 and 432
- Arrow Yagis for 144, 222, 432
- EDZ for 6m
- Lots of jumpers, power distribution boxes, feedlines, etc.
- Baofeng UV-5r. If I take it, I'll have it on the outside of my pack monitoring. Its so cheap I don't mind if something happens to it.
|Antenna strung out on Bally Peak, W6/NC-232|
In the works:
- Digital station based on an FT-817 and Raspberry Pi. My hope is that I'll be able to get some more contacts and multipliers in the VHF contests.
- Transverters for 902 and 1296. Higher microwave bands too at some point.
- Vertical antennas for 222 and 432
- Linked EFHW for 20-30-40 (so I can leave the tuner at home)
- QRPGuys Tri-band vertical (again, no tuner)
- Directional HF antenna - phased verticals, half square. This is only a vague idea right now.
|VHF antenna farm. The left pole has Yagis for 144, 222, and 432. The right pole has a vertical EDZ for 2m and a 6m EDZ in an inverted-V configuration.|