Check my portable 6 m band antenna for portable work. It is a simple dipole antenna but I use two fishing poles as elements. Works fine. SWR is 1:1.05. Also I use the tripod and short plastic pipe. Good simple antenna for the portable. 73, Alex K6VHF
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Hi. I found this old radio. How old is it? What do you think? Check this photos. Amazing stuff. Made in 1955!
Check this video. I’m at club station WA6IRC in Field Day 2011 near Big Bear Lake, California. Operate on VHF and UHF bands. 73, Alex K6VHF
Check it out. My mobile station at home. Rig is FT-857 and antenna is ATAS-120. As you can see there is 2 wires 2.5 m long each. It helps to get 1:1.1 SWR. I heard many stations from east coast, CX, PU, LU and ZL on my mobile antenna. 73, Alex K6VHF
Check my portable bag for Yaesu radios (FT-817, FT-857). Bag has three main sections. On the right section for an antenna analyzer or antenna tuner (has a waterproof case). On the left side you can store cables, headsets, headphones, interfaces, etc. The central part of the bag has two sections. One for the transceiver and […]
Check my video instruction of disassemble and assemble of Baofeng UV-3R. It is easy. You need just a small philips screwdriver and tweezers. Enjoy in Full HD! 73, Alex K6VHF
Check this out. FO4BM on 28 MHz on my mobile set-up FT-857 + ATAS-120. Thanks for QSO and QSL card!
Dick Van Dyke, Barry Goldwater K7UGA, Arthur Godfrey K4LIB and many others extol the virtues of amateur radio in this vintage film from the 1970’s. On YouTube Tim Verthein KC0JEZ writes: I converted this old and somewhat damaged 16mm film to video tape many many years ago when the technology to do that was rather […]