Equipment

Equipment

As I work all days with computers as a Technical Specialist / Software engineer, I like the old kind of hamradio's without modern digital stuff in it (although I like a digital readout). Pure analoge and without fancy stuff like DSP's etc. But due to a high level of QRM and man made noise in my QTH I is hard for me to operate from home in SSB and CW.  That's why I sold every rig (Yaesu FT-301, Yaesu FT-221R 2mtr allmode etc) or receiver (Yaesu FRG-7700 etc) that wouldn't fit in my backpack, was heavier than 5Kg or wasn't made for /P operations. Yeh, QRM sucks.

Normaly I don't like to brag about the equipment I'm using to practice my hobby but in the QSO's it almost tradition to exchange equipment details. So I also will write my list below.

Transceivers (active) :

Receivers (active) : 

  • Yupiteru MVT-7100 (often used by my XYL for listening to airplane communication and finding QRM)
  • Yeasu FRG-7 (I know it's big, heavy etc. but just love it)

Handheld (active) : 

Antennas (active) :

  • 2m/70cm J-Pole (DIY)
  • 2m 9 element tona Yagi
  • 10/15/20/40mtr end-fed longwire (DIY)
  • 6m 2 elm yagi (DK7ZB design DIY)

Antennas (standby for field days and experiments) :

  • QRP Fuchs Antenna - based on "The Multibandfuchs by DL7AQT, Frank"
  • 2m Slim Jim antenna (DIY from 450 Ohm ladder line) for portable usage
  • Lightweight PVC tube 2m 4 element Yagi (DIY based on 50 Ohms 4 element design by DK7ZB) for portable usage
  • 2m/70cm Arrow antenne with tripod extension for sat and fieldday work.
  • glassfiber 12.5 mtr telescope 
  • end-fed longwire box (homemade) with 10/20/40mtr end-fed longwire and 10, 12, 15, 17 mtr monoband end-fed wires
  • dipole box (DIY )with 10, 12, 15, 17,20, 40mtr dipole wire set
  • Single beam H/V 2m 4 element Yagi (DIY based on 28 Ohms 4 element design by DK7ZB) (Replaced by 9el tona)

 

Transceivers / Handhelds (previouse owned but sold) :

 Recievers (previouse owned but sold) :

  

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