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VHF/UHF STATUS


Nov - 2016 144-MHZ STATUS - QRV STATION CONFIGURATION: Elecraft K3 and DEMI L144/28HP-DRX 50w Transverter (144-146 MHz) Alternative: Elecraft KX3 with 2M Module and RFC 2-23 30w linear Amp or Motorola 60w Amp (144-148 MHz) Alternative #2: Yaesu FT-735R 25w Alternative #3: Baofeng UV-5R 5w VHF/UHF Handheld radio Alternative #4: Alinco DR-735T 50w mobile radio installed in truck with Comet dual-band vertical AMPLIFIER: RFC 2-317 POWER OUTPUT = 125W FM/JT-65, 150w CW/SSB ANTENNA: Cushcraft ARX-270, Gain = 11.1 dBi, Arrow 3-element yagi (Rover Antenna), Gain = 7 dBi ANTENNA HEIGHT: 37-Feet (tip of 17-foot whip) ALT ANTENNA: KLM-11 (Half of a KLM-22C satellite yagi), Gain = 15 dBi, with ARR preamp. Az=55 Fixed. To be installed Summer 2017 on 40-foot Tower#4 above 6m yagis with addition of second KLM-11 ANTENNA HEIGHT: 45-foot TX LINE LOSS = 1.5 dB EIRP = 800 W Go to 144-MHz EME Station for more details. See my 2m Log.
222-MHZ STATUS - QRV STATION CONFIGURATION: Elecraft K3 TRANSVERTER: DEMI 222-28CK 5mw Completed - Jan. 5, 2012 PREAMP: DEMI , 0.7 dBNF, Gain = 17 dB AMPLIFIER: Securitor PA Operational POWER OUTPUT: 80-100W ANTENNA: Two Cushcraft 220-11 yagis, Gain = 12 dBi ANTENNA HEIGHT: 60-Feet on 50-foot tower TX LINE LOSS = 1.25 dB (est) EIRP = 1.5 KW Go to VHF/UHF Station for more details. See my 222-MHz Log.
432-MHZ STATUS - QRV STATION CONFIGURATION: Elecraft K3 TRANSVERTER: DEMI L432-28 25w Completed - June 11, 2012 PLL: UHF Apol-LO dual-freq 404-MHz (432-434), 407-MHz (435-437) Installed - Oct. 16, 2012 PREAMP: N9MKC, 0.5 dBNF, Gain = 25 dB Alternative: FT-736R 30w Alternative#2: Baefong UV-5R VHF/UHF 5w Handheld radio Alternative#3: Alinco DR-735T 50w mobile installed in truck with Comet dual-band vertical AMPLIFIER: RFC 4-310 POWER OUTPUT: 100W ANTENNA: M2 420-50-11 (High SWR), Gain = 13.4 dBi, Arrow 6-element yagi (Rover Antenna), Gain = 9 dBi ANTENNA HEIGHT: 58-Feet on 50-foot tower ALT ANTENNA: Cushcraft ARX-270, Gain = 13.2 dBi TX LINE LOSS = 1.8 dB EIRP = 1.5 KW Go to VHF/UHF Station for more details. See my 432-MHz Log.
900-MHZ STATUS - QRV STATION CONFIGURATION: Motorola Spectra (mounted in shack). PREAMP: WA2ODO NF = 0.18 dB, Gain = 22.9 dB AMPLIFIER: 100w Motorola Amplifier on 50-foot tower POWER OUTPUT=55W (27W Rover with Spectra) ANTENNA: 33-element Loop-Yagi, Gain= 18.5 dBi ANTENNA HEIGHT: 50-Feet TX LINE LOSS = 0.56 dB, 8-foot of LDF4-50A 1/2-inch Heliax followed by 7-foot of LMR-400UF EIRP = 3.4 kW Go to VHF/UHF Station for more details. See my 900-MHz Log.
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