Icom IC-7300 with LDG AT-100 Auto Tuner (hidden), IC-475A and ic-275H allmode, Icom SM-8 desk mic, Heil Sound ICM mic for HF, Kenwood SW-2000 SWR meter, SignaLink USB all rack mounted. The racks make by Novexcomm in Torrence, CA. The callsign and clock panel is a nice extra item to spruce up the shack.
For digital modes: SignaLink USB the computer is a HP computer running Windows 7, Ham Radio Deluxe, Digital Master 780, JT-65HF. AEA PK-12 attached to the IC-275H for APRS or regular packet operation.
Handhelds consist of a Icom
ID-51A D-Star Dualband, Icom ID-31 D-Star UHF handheld for base
My Satellite Array consists of the Hy-gain Satellite antennas model 70-30 for UHF with 14 db of gain and 216 for VHF with 10 db of gain and a Yaesu G-5400B Az/El rotor.
My kit contains a Icom IC-706 MKIIG and MKII, LDG Z-100 Plus Auto Tuner, SignaLink USB all enclosed in a MTM Spud-7 Dry Box. All self contained with a 20ah AGM Deep Cycle battery. I chose the camo instead of the orange box like I had seen others build up there go kits with. It can also be run for extended duration on a full size deep cycle marine battery or if AC power is availabe a Wouxun 30 amp power supply. Have a netbook that is used for digital modes. This setup is great for camping, emergency ops and Field Day. Also work full duplex on FM and linear satellites.
Mobile Station in my
Icom ID-51A, ID-31A D-Star and Yaesu FT1DR Fusion Handhelds
Uniden Home Patrol-1 and
Acquired this little jewel on eBay from Bob Grove of Grove Enterprises. Very nice SDR receiver. Originally sold to raise funds for the Funcube-1 satellite campaign. Finally used it for what it was intended, receiving and decoding data from Funcube-1 (AO-73) satellite. Works flawless on my Surface Pro 2 with Windows 10 using SDR Console software and the Funcube Dashboard. The SDR Console Software is the only program I can get to work with the dongle on my tablet. I have tried SDR# and HDSDR. Could not get either one to work. This is much better than the RTL SDR dongles that I have experimented with. Most RTL SDR dongles won't work with Windows 10. The Funcube Dongle works hand in hand with the Funcube Dashboard Software for capturing data from AO-73 and UKube-1.
RTL SDR+ Receiver
This SDR receiver is a standard SDR dongle built into an up converter that allows it to be used on HF frequencies.
Local Club Affiliations
Icom Base Radios: 211, 720A, 251A, 451A, 271A, 729/AT-160, 820H, 275H, 475H.
Icom Mobiles: 215, 280A, 28A, 228A, 228H, 22S, 22U, 3200A, 3210A, 3230H, 281H, 481H, V8000, 703,
706 MkII. 706 MKIIG, 7100.
Icom Handhelds: 2AT, 4AT, 32AT, u2AT, u4AT, P2AT, 24AT, W32A, Q7A, P7A, Z1A, T90A, 91AD, ID-31A, ID-51A.
Icom Receivers: R1, R2, R5, R6, R70, R20, RX7, R7000.
Radio Shack: HTX-200, HTX-400.
Scanner: Uniden Bearcat BC895XLT, Uniden BCD436HP, Uniden Home Patrol-1.
Heathkit: HX-20, HR-10, SB-102.
Baofeng: UV-5R, UV-3R+, UV-3R.