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   Description of Home Station: Updated 2021
The 2m station consists of a new IC-9700 with 100w for 2m or A TE-1410G linear amplifier provides 150 watts. Using ARX-270 vertical or two KLM11 yagis. If more power is needed, the Elecraft K3/10 and the Downeast Microwave L144-28HP-DRX can be used with the 1500w W6PQL amp into the eme array.
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 150w.
A Bridgecom BCM-220 FM transceiver provides either 30w or 13mw drive to the Securitor amplifier with 150w watts.
A DEMI L432-28 25w transverter, driving the BA-150 amplifier at base of the 6m tower provides 100w to New M2 432-18 yagi.
The IC-9700 provides alternate radio for 70cm with 75w output into the ARX-270 vertical antenna.
A Motorola Spectra for use at 927.5 MHz FM with 15 watts output with 150w output from an amplifier installed at base of the 6m tower.
Photos:
  • The 2m/70cm ARX-270 Base Whip was moved in 2019 to the West end of the house.
  • 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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