Ottawa, ON Canada
QCWA # 37672
I am the QSL manager for the 14 official Radio Amteurs of Canada stations, VE1RAC, VA2RAC, VA3RAC, VE4RAC, VE5RAC, VE6RAC, VE7RAC, VE8RAC, VE9RAC, VO1RAC, VO2RAC, VY0RAC, VY1RAC, VY2RAC.
My other calls
VE3JGR, VE3DRE (used on my Wires-X node).
HF rigs are a Kenwood TS-590SG and Yaesu FT-891 Ameritron AL-80A that I run at 600 to 800 watts into a double bazooka for 80 and 40 meters at 25 feet or 7.5 metres off the ground, I use an end fed sloper for all other bands. Active on HF SSB, CW.
Yaesu C4FM Wires-X node host is a Yaesu FTM-100DR with a HRI-200 interface. The antenna is a Diamond X50 at 35 feet the node range is 30 to 50 km. I use a Yaesu FTM-3200 as a client for the node and for regular VHF work.
I've started producing videos on all kinds of ham stuff please take a look at my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/VE3BFHamRadio
New rig Kenwood TS-590SG with an SDRplay
I love working portable when ever I can. Here's my first picnic table operation of the year,
February 27, 2018. My little FT-891 on the shore of the Ottawa River on a nice 10 degree C day.
My homebrew 40M fishing pole vertical antenna.
Proud to have worked all 14 RAC stations in 2017
My home brew racing quad with a 1 watt 5.8 gig hz HD video transmiter.
She's pretty fast, clocked at 138 km/h.
I also enjoy the guitar
April 17, 2018