Ham Equipment

Ham Shack Equipment
updated Aug 17 2018
HF Radios


  • Flex Radio - Flex 5000a with ATU option - 100 watt SDR transceiver, 160m - 6m.
  • Yaesu - FT-847 100 watt transceiver, all band 160m - 70cm.
  • Kenwood - TS-520 100 watt transceiver, 80m-10m ham bands only (no WARC).
  • Elecraft - KX3 QRP 10 watt transceiver, 160m-6m. With PX3 panadpter. Both kit built. 

Mobile Radios
 

  • Yaesu - FTM-400DR, 50 watt mobile transceiver, VHF 2m / UHF 70cm / System Fusion
  • Yaesu - FTM100D, 50 watt mobile transceiver, VHF 2m / UHF 70cm / System Fusion
  • Yaesu - FTM-3200DR, 65 watt mobile transceiver, VHF 2m / System Fusion
  • Icom - IC-2300H, 65 watt mobile transceiver, VHF 2m / UHF 70cm
  • Icom - ID-880H, 50 watt mobile analog and D-Star transceiver, VHF 2m / UHF 70cm

Handheld Radios



  • Yaesu -  FT-530, VHF/UHF 2m/70cm dual band 2 watt @ 7.2v battery, 5w @ 12v battery 
  • Kenwood - TH-D72A, VHF/UHF 2m/70cm dual band 5 watt handheld with APRS GPS
  • Wouxun - KG-816 VHF 2m single band
  • Wouxun - KG-UV6D VHF/UHF 2m/70cm dual band
  • Baofeng - BF-F8+ VHF/UHF 2m/70cm dual band
  • Icom - ID-31A, 5 watt UHF 70cm analog and D-Star handheld with DPRS GPS

D-Star HotSpot - callsign VE7HSP


  • Kenwood - TM-V7A, 9600 baud data port running 5 watts on UHF 
  • dvrptr.net - DVRPTR v1, digital voice modem (GMSK)
  • BeagleBone - BeagleBone Black, rev A5A, micro project PC with 3D printed enclosure
  • va3uv.com - FreeStar, open source D-Star compatible repeater / hotspot software
C4FM Wires-X Node - callsign VE7HSP
  • Yaesu - FTM100D, digital node radio running in Wires-X mode
  • Yaesu - HRI-200, Wide-coverage Internet Repeater Enhancement System, Internet linking kit.

Antennas
 

  • Home-grew 80m Off Center Fed (OCF) Dipole. This 134' long wire is 70' in the air.
  • T.G.M. Communications MQ-1 Hybrid Quad Antenna. 20m-15m-10m-6m.
  • W8AMZ G5RV 102' wire antenna, multi-band 10m - 80m
  • Buddipole - Buddipole Deluxe, multi-band 2m - 40m portable antenna kit
  • Wolf River Coils - Portable Vertical HF Antenna, multi-band 10m - 80m
  • Mosely CL-33 tri-band Yagi antenna (10m-15m-20m) 
  • AOR DA3200 Super Discone, 25MHz-3000MHz Receive only
  • Arrow Antenna OSJ146/440 dualband VHF/UHF vertical
  • Comet GP-3 dualband VHF/UHF vertical
  • Diamond SRH77CA dual band whip for handhelds
  • (2x) Larsen NMO-2/70K Dual Band Mobile Antenna PL259

Additional Gear


  • Begali - Signature Edition Key, titanium finish, gold contacts, 3 sets of aluminum finger pieces
  • LDG - YT-847 auto tuner
  • Daiwa - CN-801HP SWR and PEP meter
  • BHI - NEIM1031 Noise Eliminating In-Line Module
  • Yaesu - FP-1030A DC power supply
  • Wilson - WR-500 antenna rotator and controller
  • Tri-Ex - T-237 crank-up antenna tower
  • RigRunner - 4010S switching 12v power strip 
  • LDG - 4:1 voltage balun
  • Buxcomm - 4:1 current Balun, HF and 6M 4 to 1, 1000 Watts SSB
  • Comet - CFX514J Triplexer
  • Internet Labs - DVDongle, USB D-Star dongle
  • Wolf River Coils - Silver Bullet 1000 HF coil, multi-band 10m - 80m
  • Wolf River Coils - Silver Bullet Mini HF coil, multi-band 10m - 40m
  • Yaesu - HRI-200 Wires-X Wide-coverage Internet Repeater Enhancement System
  •  DVRPTR_V1 Boards, North American Edition, Digital Voice Modem (GMSK)
  • Astron - SL11A, 7 amp continuous duty 12V DC power supply

Audio Gear

  • Behringer Xenyk Q1002 10 channel mixer
  • NIKKO - NA-1050 integrated 6 channel mixer amplifier
  • PSB - Alpha Mini speakers
  • Plantronics Audio - 770 boomset
  • Blue - Yeti USB microphone (black)
  • Blue - Yeti USB microphone (white)
  • Heil Sound - Handi Mic Pro microhone
  • Heil Sound - HM-12 microphone
  • Heil Sound - HS2 hand switch
  • Heil Sound - HB-1 boom
  • Heil Sound - SM-1 shock mount
  • Heil Sound - CC-1-Y cable for Yaesu 8pin
  • Heil Sound - CC-1-K4 cable for Kenwood 4pin

Computer Hardware

  • Custom built Intel Quad Core / 16GB ram / 128GB SSD and  2TB HDD/ GeForce GTX / Win7 x64, 
CoolerMaster HAF XB PC Case



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