This is the AL7OB HAM Radio Station, 1995. Mike at the helm.
A visit from OE9ERC, Erich (right), and OE9WRS, Werner (left) on July 28, 2000.
Enjoying a supper buffet with local friends, Frank, KL7FH, and Laurie on the right
The array I used to work my first EME (150 watts)
(W5UN of course). 48 el on 144 & 96 el on 432.
Used mostly for satellite.
The array after a 100 mph gust
This is my homebrew Preamp/Relay box for the dual
band EME array.
This is the antenna rebuilt after the January '99 windstorm:
This antenna was replaced in March '99 by the 16 X 12
array for 432 MHz only.
The EME equipment in 1999 consisted of the following:
|Yaesu FT-736 with 144/432/1296 MHz module|
|Yaesu FT-767 with 50/144/432 MHz module|
|16 Yagi antennas of the 2.2 wavelength NBS design|
|Rotors - Alliance HD-73 (AZ) and U-100 (EL) (only!)|
|700 Watts from a K2RIW, 2 X 4CX250 Linear Amplifier|
|DownEast Microwave 70LNAK 0.4 dB NF preamp|
|Selectable cascaded ARR SP432VDG.|
|Transco Y and Dowkey DK84-B-6-N-48|
|Phasing lines = 16 X FSJ1-50 heliax, 30 inches each|
|5 X 3/2 wavelength air dielectric power dividers|
|2 X 30' 1/2 inch hardline transmission lines, RG-331|
K2RIW Amp, PS, Antenna Controller (under amp)
Demarc, 24v ps, relay control panel and Bird below
A wider view of a messy EME station
For those who need to,
PLEASE QSL TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
MIKE MELUM, KL6M
7231 NORTHPARK DR.
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA 99516
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