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   Description of Home Station: Updated 2016
The 2m station consists of the Elecraft K3/10 and the Downeast Microwave L144-28HP-DRX 25w transverter. A RFC 2-317 linear amplifier provides 125-150 watts. Used FT-736R provides alternate radio for 2m with 25w output.
Mobile VHF radio is the new Elecraft KX3 with HF-6m all-mode capabilities. The KX3-2M module provides 2w drive to a RF Concepts RFC 2-23 amplifier for 25w output, plus TE-1410G amp for up to 160w
A Bridgecom BCM-220 FM transceiver provides 5mw drive to the Securitor amplifier with 100w watts.
A DEMI L432-28 25w transverter kit was built (June, 2012). The new VHF ApolLO PLL was installed to provide 432-434 and 435-437 MHz coverage. RFC 4-310 amplifier provides 100w. Used FT-736R provides alternate radio for 70cm with 30w output
A Motorola Spectra for use at 927.5 MHz FM with 27 watts output with 60w output from a surplus Motorola amplifier installed at the top of the eme tower.
Photos:
  • The 2m/70cm ARX-270 Base Whip mounted to the East end of the garage.
  • Backyard view of house with 30-foot tower holding two 222 yagis, one 432 yagi with 6m yagi below (EME Tower visible thru trees beyond house). Tower was extended to 50-feet in November, 2008.























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The Alaska VHF-Up Group was established in spring of 2005 to foster activity on the VHF-UHF-Microwave frequencies.
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