GW7ERI AMATEUR RADIO

TUTSHILL - CHEPSTOW - MONMOUTHSHIRE

UNITED KINGDOM

IO81QP  -  51.38.22N  -  02.39.48W

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


HF Station Equipment and Information

 

Location Tutshill, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
Lat/Lon 51.38.22 N   02.39.48 W
CQ Zone 14
Locator IO81QP
EPC Number 2623. EU Area WL-13
DMC Number 572
QSL Direct, Bureau, eQSL.cc, LOTW
Clubs RAYNET, RSGB,  AMSAT, EPC, DMC, CWOP,
Home Page http://gw7eri.com/
   

 

 

Main Station Transmitter: Yaesu FT1000 Mk V Field

 

Output: 100 watts on all bands from 160 meters through to 10 meters.

Modes: AM, FM, SSB, CW, RTTY, Packet.

 

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Digital Modes Transmiter: Yaesu FT847

 

 

Output: 100 watts on all bands from 160 meters through to 6 meters, 50 watts on VHF 2 meters and UHF 70 centimeter bands.

Modes: AM, FM, SSB, CW, RTTY, Packet

 

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My normal Digital Mode out power is 30 watts. For operating PSK31 etc., the FT 847 is interfaced to a dual monitor Dell Optiplex 780.

The radio / soundcard interface is accomplished using a West Mountain Radio Rigblaster Pro.

 

  

 

Control of the radio operating functions is via Ham radio Deluxe software, written by Simon Brown HB9DRV.

Digital Modes software is Digital Master DM780 by the same author.

 

 

The RF output waveform is displayed on a Kenwood SM-230 Station Monitor

 

 

 

My HF antenna is an End Fed Long Wire by M0CVO Antennas

The antenna is mounted 5 meters above ground.