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Equipment

YAESU FT-8900R

YAESU FT-8900R

YAESU FT-8900R 29/50/144/430 MHz FM Transceiver The FT-8900R is a ruggedly-built, high quality Quad Band FM transceiver providing 50 Watts of power output on the 29/50/144 MHz Amateur bands, and 35 Watts on the 430 MHz band. It includes lea... Read more

News

Contesting

Oceania DX Contest

Oceania DX Contest

The Oceania DX contest has been around since the mid 1930s and was known previously as the VK/ZL Contest. Activity has increased in recent years due to a huge promotional effort by the joint Australian and New Zealand  Contest Committee. Co... Read more

Dxing

Software

HamSphere 4.0 Download page

HamSphere is a subscription-based internet service which simulates amateur radio communication using VOIP connections over the Internet. The simulator allows licensed radio amateurs and unlicensed enthusiasts to communicate with one another... Read more

Antenna

VHF

3 Element beam for 6 meters

Spacing between elements are 34 and 1/2 inches. The elements are 1/2 inch aluminum tubing of 1/16-inch wall thickness.(you can cut up an old TV antenna they work great).   The Boom length is 72 inches (6 feet).The boom is 1 and 1/4 inch tub... Read more

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