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Sept 25th, 2017



HF equipment:
Always barefoot,the best mobile/portable/base radios :
- Kenwood TS480SAT + MC43S + MC60 + (filter Kenwood SSB 1,8Khz YF-107SN, CW 270 Hz YF107CN)
- Yaesu FT897D + FP30 + FC30 + Mike MH59A8J MH31 + (filter Collins SSB 2,3 Khz YF-122S, CW 300Hz YF-122C)
- Icom IC7000 + Mike HM151
- Icom IC703 Plus + mike HM103 + (filter Icom SSB 1,8Khz Icom FL-222)

ATU FC-707 Musen
ATU LDG Z-11Pro

The Czech Army straight Morse key RM-31 (1960)
Staight Key Bencher RJ2
MFJ 564B Iambic Key Paddles
Straight key TKF Ukrainian Army
Junker Straight Key
Finger Morse CW Straight Key

Yaesu earphones YH-55
Kenwood earphones HS6

HF antennas:
Motorized Magnetic loop MFJ 1788X 40-15m + Super HiQ Loop Remote Control
Home Made QRP portable motorized Magnetic Loop 40 - 10m
Russian Spiderloop A100 30-10m Portable motorized HF antenna with automatic tuning
Kenwood MA-5 mobile helical antenna 80,40,20,15,10m + bumper mount VP-1
Yaesu ATAS-120A (40m-70cm)
Australian Outbacker Perth 80-10m
Australian Outbacker Outreach 80-6m
Australian Outbacker OBA811 CLASSIC 80-6m
Italian Inverted V antenna 40 -10m WINDOM
Chameleon Micro Hybrid (160m-6m) + Mil Whip(10 & 6m) - CHA + Mil Whip (160m-6m)
Full size Windom 41,4m long (80-10m)
6m antenna:Sigma Ampro6

VHF/UHF RIG :
Kenwood TR751E 2m
KENWOOD TH21E 2m, LT898UV Luiton 2m/70cm

VHF/UHF ant:
2m/70cm MR77 Diamond,DIAMOND NR-780R
432 MhZ Moxon,144 Mhz Moxon

Power supply by OE8PPK 13,8V/35A
Power Suppy Nissei NS1230M 13,8V/30A
Battery Li ion 3S 17Ah 12V, only 0,860kg

SWR meter Nissei RS102 (1,8-200 Mhz)
SWR meter IN-20 (1,8 -170 Mhz)

Kenwood MJ-88
Duplexer MX62M
Antenna analyzer Stick 230 Rig Expert (100Khz-230Mhz)


The Czech Army straight Morse key RM-31 (1960)
Staight Key Bencher RJ2
MFJ 564B Iambic Key Paddles
Junker straight key


Kenwood TS480SAT + MC43S + MC60 (filter Kenwood SSB 1,8Khz YF-107SN, CW 270 Hz YF107CN)

TS480sat Advanced User Manual
TS480sat EXPAND INFO
TS480sat Instruction Manual
TS480sat Service Manual
MC60 circuit



Yaesu FT897D + FP30 + FC30 Mike MH59A8J MH31 (filter Collins SSB 2,3 Khz YF-122S, CW 300Hz YF-122C)

FC30 Manual
FP30 Technical Supp;ement(1)
FP30 Technical Supp;ement(2)
FT897_sch
FT897 Service Manual
FT897 Alignment
FT897D Manual
FT897D serial-number-codes
Yaesu FT897D info

Battery FNB78 - Charger CD24 - Power Supply PA26C

Yaesu FT-897D Reset Procedures

The 2 different types of reset procedures are the hard reset and the soft reset.
The hard reset(the master reset) resets all memories and settings to the factory default settings. The soft reset has 2 different resets with different results.

To perform the Hard (master) reset:
Back up all settings if it is possible, using a programming program such as Chirp or Yaesu's programming software.
Power down the radio.
Hold the [HOME] button (Button #16) while turning on the rig with the POWER button (Button #5).
The radio will be reset to factory default settings.

To perform the Soft reset:
There are 2 soft resets. The first soft reset resets all memories and the following settings to their factory default values:
Menu # 06 (AM Step)
Menu # 33 (DCS Code)
Menu # 52 (FM Step)
Menu # 56 (MEM Tag)
Menu # 76 (RPT Shift)
Menu # 82 (SSB Step)
Menu # 83 (Tone Frequency)

To perform this reset:
Back up all settings if it is possible, using a programming program such as Chirp or Yaesu's programming software.
Power down the radio.
Hold the [VM] button (Button #17) while turning on the rig with the POWER button (Button #5).
The radio will be reset to the above settings.

The second soft reset resets all menu settings except the following settings to their factory default values:
Menu # 06 (AM Step)
Menu # 33 (DCS Code)
Menu # 52 (FM Step)
Menu # 56 (MEM Tag)
Menu # 76 (RPT Shift)
Menu # 82 (SSB Step)
Menu # 83 (Tone Frequency)

To perform this reset:
Back up all settings if it is possible, using a programming program such as Chirp or Yaesu's programming software.
Power down the radio.
Hold the [F] button Button #6) while turning on the rig with the POWER button (Button #5).
The radio will be reset to the above settings.

Yaesu FT-897D Relay Cleaning Procedures

To perform the Relay Cleaning Procedure:
Back up all settings if it is possible, using a programming program such as Chirp, RT Systems, or Yaesu's programming software.
Power down the radio.
Hold both the [BAND UP] button and [BAND DWN] button (Buttons #13) simultaneously while turning on the rig with the POWER button (Button #5).
The relays will start clicking while cleaning. When the cleaning is done, the radio will be in it's normal state.
If the relay cleaning doesn't work for your problem, consider running one of the Factory Reset procedures.


Icom IC703 Plus + mike HM103 (filter Icom SSB 1,8Khz Icom FL-222)

IC703 Manual
IC703 Service Manual

Icom IC7000 + Mike HM151

IC7000 Manual
IC 7000 Service Manual
MH59A8J Manual
MH-59A8J TechSupplement


Kenwood TR751E

TR751_Manual
tr751e_service

Outbacker Perth 80-10m

    

Outbacker Perth

-Typical bandwidth at resonance-
80m 15 Khz - 40m 25 Khz - 30m 50 khz - 20m 200 Khz - 17m 220 Kz - 15m 250 Khz - 12m 250 Khz - 10m 600 Khzhz

OUTBACKER OUTREACH

A rough-tough, HF antenna.Both mobile and portable. 80m-40m-30m-20m-17m-15m-12m-10m- 6metre bands. 3.6m tall (3 pieceshaft)- Split 8’ shaft (2 x 1.2m sections) and 1.2 meter stinger including 38cm adjustable stinger. The outreach antenna breaks down and packs into a 1.2metre PVC tube for easy portability and storage. Providing sufficient ground system or counterpoise is used the Outreach can also be used as a portable antenna system . This antenna breaks down to a 1.1m packed length for easy portability.

OBA811 CLASSIC OUBACKER

HF mobile champion 80m-75m-60m-40m-30m-20m-17m-15m-12m-10m-6 meter bands.
1,7m 2-piece shaft,Each section is 0.8m long with 33cm adjustable stinger

OUTBACKER PERTH

The PERTH covers all HF bands, 80-40-30-20-17-15-12-10m
Mobile antenna is 1.7 metres long assembled, with 90cm tuning spike fully extended. It consists of 80cm main-shaft with a 90 mm 2 piece tuning spike. The PERTH is ideally suited to fender, gutter or trunk mounting applications, or can be bull bar and tow hitch mounted. It is easily transported, packing down to 820mm long. With Outbackers unique integral, L/C matching circuit this antenna mates perfectly with all modern 50 Ohm HF transceivers

OSMXHDSS Outbacker Extra Heavy Duty

OSMXHDSS Outbacker Extra Heavy Duty HF Mobile antenna Mount with a Stainless Steel base and 304 Stainless steel parallel steel spring. Suitable for antenna up to 3.6 metres in length

Magnetic loop MFJ 1788X 40-15m + Super HiQ Loop Remote Control

MFJ1788X Manual

SPIDERLOOP A100 10-30 MHz

Portable HF antenna with truly automatic tuning

www.hqmagnetic.com

Frequency range: 10 - 30 MHz
Wave impendance: 50 Ohm
Impedance matching (SWR): <1.5
Peak output power: 70 W
Output power (100% duty cycle): 50 W

Overall dimensions (antenna module): 1.5 x 1.2 x 0.02 m
Package size:0.53 x 0.28 x 0.12 m

Total height of antenna doesn't exceed 1 m when assembled. Nothing compared to height of most dipole antennas
Compact design, two mounting types - to minimise or completely reduce HF radio noise.
Built-in tripod mount for vertical placing. Perfect for usage at open spaces
Detachable module allows horizontal installation. Turn it into proper balcony magnetic loop just in a matter of seconds.
Maximum cable length for automatic mode to operate correctly: 50 m

Rapid tuning
Average tune time when working in close range - 2 sec., when changing band - up to 11 sec.
Manual mode
Use antenna without transmitting devices at all - you can simply tune it by ear.

When dissassembled, antenna fits in handbag with length less than 0.5 m

  

hqmagnetic

Kenwood MA-5 mobile antenna 80,40,20,15,10m + bumper mount VP-1

MA-5 antenna manual
VP1 - bumper mount

Chameleon Micro Hybrid (160m-6m) + Mil Whip(10 & 6m) - CHA + Mil Whip (160m-6m)

    

CHA-HYBRID-4.1-Operator-Manual
CHA-JAWMOUNT-5

Yaesu ATAS-120A (40m-70cm)


ATAS120A_mechanical details
ATAS-120A_operating instructions
ATAS120A_technical supplement
atbk-100_manual
atbk100_notes

Portable motorized magnetic loop antenna 40-10m 20W

Portable folding motorized magnetic loop antenna 40-10m 20W:

Motorized Variable Air Capacitor 2 x 4pF - 120pF/600V and 12V tuning motor installed within water-proof box
The Main Loop dia 69cm (RG213 - coax lenght is 2170 mm )
The Coupling Loop dia 19cm (4mm copper wire)
The feeder RG58
Control unit with 2 push buttons (increase/decrease) and a speed control knob
Total weight: +/- 1kg
The SWR on all bands is 1:1
Great holidays and portable antenna.But also often used indoors or outside on the balcony with great results. Both SSB and CW.

   

 

 

Inverted V antenna 40 -10m WINDOM

Full size Windom 41,4m

Icom AH-2b mobile antenna 3,5 - 30Mhz + AH-4 antenna tuner

AH-2B
AH-4
AH-4a

        


HQ ant manual

  

  


Little Tarheel II

Little Tarheel II Manual

DIAMOND SD330

SD330 manual

LT-898UV-manual

RigExpert

  

Stick 230
Setup AntScope2-1.0.16

KENWOOD TH21E + mike Diamond SM30

kenwood-th-21-operation-manual
kenwood-th-21-service-manual

FC-707
LDG_Z-11Pro
Nissei RS-102

     

    

    

    

Finger Morse CW Straight Key for portable Ham Radio operating

Quirky QRP Ham Radios

 

  

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