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by KAP
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field
Replies: 20
Views: 850

Re: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field

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Rear view of connections and switches
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by KAP
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field
Replies: 20
Views: 850

Re: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field

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Top shelf. Yaesu Ft 8900, Powergate PG40S, MFJ939 tuner. Computer power supply is on underside of top shelf.
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by KAP
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field
Replies: 20
Views: 850

Re: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field

Kevin's Gatorshack breakdown
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Schematic for Power Meter
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FT 991 and dual 7amp/hr SLA batteries
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by KAP
Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field
Replies: 20
Views: 850

Re: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field

This my solution for multiple antennas on one mast
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Antenna mast guy system with pulleys for up to three antennas.
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by KAP
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field
Replies: 20
Views: 850

Re: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field

From Don W6KLE
Field Day 2017 from Santa Rosa Island, Channel Islands CA
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A Truly Remote Shack. Elecraft KX3 Radio
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Chameleon HF Antenna
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Folding Solar Panel along with Solar Shower
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by KAP
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field
Replies: 20
Views: 850

Re: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field

Practical applications for Ham Radio Communication within groups during special events: Parades, racing events, club events, outreach groups. Lineline when in the Field: Off-roading, hiking, fishing, travel, or as an alternative to FRS/GMRS walkie talkies which will allow you to take advantage of Re...
by KAP
Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field
Replies: 20
Views: 850

Re: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field

Field Day - Held in June each year Field Day is ham radio's open house. Every June, more than 40,000 hams throughout North America set up temporary transmitting stations in public places to demonstrate ham radio's science, skill and service to our communities and our nation. It combines public servi...
by KAP
Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field
Replies: 20
Views: 850

Re: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field

What is your chosen Ham Radio activity? Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment, with their local ARES leadership, for communications duty in the public servic...
by KAP
Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field
Replies: 20
Views: 850

Re: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field

Antennas
There are many options for antennas. Screwdriver, dipole, random wire, loops, beams and many others depending on your location and operating situation.
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Buddipole and random wire with 9:1 UNUN
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Full size G5RV 160-10 meters
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by KAP
Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field
Replies: 20
Views: 850

Re: OAUSA Net - August 17, 2017 - Ham Radio in the Field

Here are a few popular HF/UHF radios for field work.
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KX2 and KX3 from Elecraft.
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Yaesu 817ND
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