Gary W. Grant
QCWA # 37565
Scottsdale, Arizona USA
Loc: DM43BM ITU=6 CQ=3 County=Maricopa
Currently my favorite modes are FT8, JT65, JT9 and PSK31 on 6 thru 160 meters including the WARC bands.
QSO Logs entries are updated on QRZ, HRDLog and eQSL immediately after I send 73 to our QSO.
ClubLog and LoTW are updated nightly.
Home Station Hardware:
FlexRadio-6500 Software Defined Radio
FlexRadio Maestro WiFi Control Head for FlexRadio-6500
Carolina Windom OCF Dipole at 45ft oriented North to South.
Dell T7500 Dual Xeon 6 Core CPU's w/48GB Ram, 500GB SSD, Nvidia Quadro 4000
Home Station Software:
WSJT-X 1.8 and JTAlertX-2.10 for the FT8, JT9 and JT65 modes
Wndows 7 Professional 64bit.
Elecraft KX3 Transceiver with Panadapter, ATU and 2m Module
Buddipole Deluxe Portable Dipole/Vertical Antenna System
Icom IC-2730A Dual Band VHF/UHF Transceiver
Yaesu VX-8DR with GPS
Yeti-1000 Portable Power Station (1000AH Lithium Ion) with the MFJ-4416B Battery Booster for constant 13.8VDC output.
Next Items to Acquire before next Sun Spot Cycle
FlexRadio PowerGenious XL (Solid State 1500watt 100% Duty Cycle Power Amplifier)
Hexbeam covering 6 through 20 meters.
160 meter end feed long wire antenna.
VHF/UHF Dual Band External Roof Mounted Antenna.
December 20, 2017