Category Archives: Club Station
The HF Amplifier beside the Yaesu FT-950.
The power switch is located on the West wall. The box (actually a pill bottle) to control TX switching of the amplifier has been built to link it to the Yaesu transmitter.
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A photo album of photos I took last week Wednesday (October 7). We attached the new HyGain TH-11-DX beam antenna to its mast on the tower, and completed assembling the last antenna segment. With much care and attention to safety, … Continue reading
Connecting the ground rods.Rob taking his turn cranking up the tower. Rob installed the PL259 and we made the connection to the rig.
Next we checked the tower manual to see what limits the tower travel. There was no mention of cranking up the tower other than what to do if travel binds up.Just imagine what field day would be like if the antenna on the old 90′ tower was functional.
For our work-play session on September 16th, we assembled the antenna elements of the TH-DX-11. We were visited by KS4UA, who took the photos.
During lunch on September 28, Don N4MSN met up with Stephen Duncheskie KK4IBB and his post driver at at the club. Within minutes they finished installing two ground rods adjacent to the tower. They are hard to identify in the pictures so Don circled them. [Photos by Don N4MSN]
This Beast is Screaming
John Morgan had a constructive lunchtime. We have identified a mast suitable for the antenna that Rob is working toward obtaining. It won’t blow our budget, but both will need approval at our meeting on August 6th.