Tuesday, August 24, 2010

MJ0ASP Jersey island Card arrived

MJ0ASP Jersey in Channel Islands of UK near France QSL arrived.

We contact on 20m Band.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

My Equipment Collection (3) -- Other Tranceivers

YAESU FT-817 portable transceiver is a tiny and light weight, but all band all mode (below 430MHz) 5W equipment. We can this for field use by wide scenes, driving, hiking, mountain criming, outdoor sports, etc.
Many HAMs operate QRP DXing by this, I sometimes contact DX stations who operates at his home shack by this FT-817.

YAESU FT-857 small size all band all mode 100W equipment, suitable for mobile or field operation. And this is fit to main rig for beginners.

This ICOM's IC-706 was a first small size HF and VHF 100W equipment below 144MHz.

This ICOM IC-729 Below 50MHZ 100W machine was used my CW beginning, practical 7 MHz domestic QSO.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

US east coast opens today

US east coast opens today after a long intervals. on 20m and 30m band opens from 1100z 8,august.

I got contacts Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Alabama, etc.

Today sunspot number ups 47, so opens DX ?

Friday, August 6, 2010

My Equipment Collection (2) -- Tranceivers of beginning HAM Radio

In 1991 I was first licensed as low end 4th class license of JAPAN - 10w not CW below 40m bands and above 15m bands.

My first HF tranceiver is YAESU FT-747SX, simple and low end 10w equipment. But by this machine I contacted overseas stations at first on air day !

Now, added CW filter, sometimes I play this equipment.

My first VHF, UHF FM equipment is KENWOOD TH-77 handheld transceiver.
By this I learn contact skill and made many friends on the air.
Now this is a my main handheld VHF, UHF FM equipment.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

My Equipment Collection (1) -- Tranceiver - 1

From my collection of HAM equipments, I try to take up Photographs and Impression.

At first, I will talk about some of transceivers.

YAESU FT-1011 is equipment of my CW DX beginning. One of my favorites.

YAESU FT-2000 is new one of mine. But I use few times. This is a My first IF DSP processing Equipment.