The Shack is Back - Late 2019 Edition

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The Shack is Back - Late 2019 Edition

#1 Post by Scott » 28 Oct 2019 14:55

Hi Folks,

I have very slowly but surely been working my way back to getting my station back online. While not quite elaborate as it once was I've managed to make some changes, move it to a new location in the house, and make it work. I finished up yesterday, so thought I'd share it with you today.

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Scanners: Uniden SDS100, Uniden BCD325P2, Uniden BCT15X, Uniden BCT15.
Receivers: Airspy R2, Airspy R1, both using SDR# and DSD+ Fast Lane Software.
Receive Antennas: AntennaCraft Scantenna ST2 via Stridsberg 4 port multicoupler, Comet GP-15 via Stridsberg 8 Port multicoupler. Wellbrook ALA1530 HF loop antenna.
Amateur Radio: Yaesu FT-991A with MFJ-993B Tuner.
Amateur Antennas: W7FG True Ladder Line 80-10 meter doublet at 40 feet. Same company but 40-10m doublet to be installed soon. Thanks to a kind neighbor I was able to "borrow" a tree as one of the supports for the 80-10 model so for the first time ever I can operate on 80/75 meters. Yay? Comet GP-1 for VHF/UHF FM, others for SSB use to eventually follow.
The Wellbrook Loop is used as a receive antenna for amateur radio as the noise level in my neighborhood is very high. It is interfaced via the MFJ-1707 auto sensing antenna switch.
Amateur Accessories: Behringer XM8500 microphone mounted on boom with Heil Interface to FT-991A and foot pedal for keying. Ham Radio Deluxe Software. Samlex 1223 power supply.
Computers: Dell i7 running Windows 10 v1903, Gateway i5 running Windows 10 v1903.

Anyone on System Fusion? I haven't tried it yet but I see a repeater in Falmouth.

It's nice to be back.
Scott

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Re: The Shack is Back - Late 2019 Edition

#2 Post by Mark SNE Moderator » 28 Oct 2019 21:23

It's.......It's........It's SHACK SEXY!
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