KC7CS - Gary W. Grant KC7CS

Gary W. Grant
Scottsdale, AZ

QCWA # 37565
Chapter 16

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:

HRD 6.4

WSJT-X 1.8 and JTAlertX-2.10 for the FT8, JT9 and JT65 modes

SmartSDR 2.0.19

Wndows 7 Professional 64bit.

Portable/Mobile Station:

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.

73 KC7CS

KC7CS - Gary W. Grant

KC7CS - Gary W. Grant

KC7CS - Gary W. Grant

December 20, 2017