My current ham radio interests center around casual Contesting, DX chasing, more specifically with regard to the ARRL's DXCC Challenge award program. I am currently active with the traditional modes of CW, RTTY, and SSB from 160 to 6 Meter Bands. The picture above shows the current station configuration consisting of a pair of Yaesu FTdx-3000 down converting radios and not shown a SDR-IQ that I switch between radio IF's. The radios are tied together with the MicroHam SO2R interface and the impressive Logger32 software by K4CY. When out of the contest windows, I use my SO2R to watch/listen to six meters, while the other radio is listening to 40 meters usually, until a useful spot comes along. I'm not much of a rag chewer, but do listen around on 40 meters to others.
January 6, 2015