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Radio Bench Build #2


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6 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2009
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Radio Bench Build


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14 files, last one added on Aug 16, 2007
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Imax 2000 Installation


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9 files, last one added on Jan 31, 2008
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DC Power Box Project


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4 files, last one added on Jan 31, 2008
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Wishlist - Amateur Radio


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18 files, last one added on Mar 02, 2009
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Wishlist - Citizens Band


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33 files, last one added on Mar 02, 2009
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Other Stations & Operators


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25 files, last one added on Nov 20, 2009
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Misc


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5 files, last one added on Mar 31, 2009
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Handling the Vibroplex Paddle2 views55555
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Moonlight and Clouds4 viewsThis is also one of my favorite shots of the trip. Exposure was 20 seconds on the DSC-W1. I suppose the distant headlights may be in San Juan Capistrano. The city lights towards the left is probably San Clemente (my hometown).55555
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Santiago Peak at Night1 viewsThis photo was taken facing away from our campsite. The light on the ground was from our lantern. Exposure on the DSC-W1 was 30 seconds.55555
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Station line-up and microphones1 viewsI just started using the Shure 444 desk mic. Sounds great to me!55555
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Imax 2000 GPK57 viewsGround Plane kit installed on my IMAX 2000.
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IMAX 2000 with Ground Plane Kit33 views
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31 viewsInitially, the antenna was installed on a 5' pole. I've since replaced the 5' with a 10'. Due to building restrictions, I can't go higher.
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IMAX 2000 Tuning Rings28 viewsSince the antenna was installed only 5' off the roof, the tuning rings were adjusted to compensate for SWR problems. After tuning (and raising the antenna to 10'), the SWR was a nice 1.2:1 at 28.4MHz.
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Stinky Pipe24 viewsDo not inhale what comes from the vent pipe...

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Negative Battery Connection2 viewsThe main wiring harness, mobile radio power and a ground strap all connect here.
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Kenwood TS-440S2 views
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Drum Stand on the Rocks0 viewsA drum stand was used to hold the 1/2" PVC pipe. This assembly helped supported the ladder line.
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Passenger-side ground strap close-up2 views
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Magnum S95 views
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Tokai PW-50564 views
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MFJ-986 Inside View10 viewsThis tuner only uses one capacitor and a roller inductor. Saves time compared to my other tuner, which uses two cap's and an inductor.
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Colonel FR-3606 views
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President Madison2 views
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2 viewsRoof-mounted FT-7800r for VHF/UHF. Mars modded for marine and FRS/GMRS use - which is very handy in a Jeep.
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Corona Ball1 viewsThe center-loaded antenna has a massive corona ball on top for static dissipation.
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VHF/UHF J-pole3 viewsHere's a better shot of my Arrow OSJ 146/440 J-pole.
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Vintage Navy Radio Equipment3 views
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Moonlight and Clouds4 viewsThis is also one of my favorite shots of the trip. Exposure was 20 seconds on the DSC-W1. I suppose the distant headlights may be in San Juan Capistrano. The city lights towards the left is probably San Clemente (my hometown).
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NoAlox Anti-oxidant compound1 viewsThis is great stuff to protect against dis-similar metals, rust & oxidization. Thank goodness it was in Spanish, too.
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RF Choke3 viewsHere's a closer shot of the RF choke.
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David on 20 meter2 viewsOur morning contacts included many stations in San Diego, Riverside and Orange County. We also made contact with Chicago, IL and Louisville KY.
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Yaesu FT-1000MP1 views