The station here at VA3GY is setup to cover from 160m to 2m, all modes.

The pool of equipment is :


Yaesu FT 1000MP MARK-V Field (HF all modes)
Yaesu FT 847 (HF-70cms all modes)
Yaesu FT 897 (HF - 70cms all modes)
Yaesu FT101ZD (HF)(Oldie)

Icom IC-2800H (2m-70cms mobile)
Icom IC-28H (2m mobile)
Icom IC-T7A (2m-70cms handheld)

Kenwood TK-2202 (VHF handheld)
Kenwood TM-D700A (2m-70cms FM mobile with built in APRS TNC)

Packet - KPC3
Kenwood VC-H1 (Portable SSTV)
Home Brew 70cms ATV

Pentium 800 (APRS and WX Server)

Pentium 3.2 Gig, 1 Gig RAM, 200 Gig HD (Main Machine)

The station is powered from 8 x 100Ahc batteries which are float charged ready
for an emergency or power outage.

 

Main Interests

VHF/UHF SSB operation
SSTV
Fast Scan ATV


 

Antenna System

The station is equipped with a Delhi 48 foot tower.  On the tower is a 4 element 6M beam and a 16 element 2M beam.

On HF I use a HY-Gain TH-5 beam for 20,15 &10 meters, and a G5RV for rest of the bands.