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G7RAU - MY SHACK
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HF:
Yaesu FT-847 / FT757GX ~100w
Trapped dipole for 160m, 80m and 40m. Vertical for 30m to 10m

6m:
Yaesu FT-847 100w
6/6el G0KSC Yagi @ ~15magl

4m:
Yaesu FT-847 35w
6/6el G0KSC Yagi ~15magl

2m
Yaesu FT757+MUTEK Transverter
8877
400w
12el M2 Yagi (18magl, 55masl.)

70cm:
Yaesu FT-847 40w
Homebrew YU7EF 12el yagi 16.5magl. hardline feeder (min tnx Eric) and Masthead LNA (mni tnx Paul)

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Server: This handles MySQL, DX Cluster, DNS, secondary firewall and this web site. Intel Xeon quad (8x 2.5GHz cores) cpu, 32Gb memory. 5tb SATA. OS: Linux Debian 8 using Mono to run Live MUF and Web MUF.


Internal network 1Gb throughout (using switches for duplex. This supplies all the servers and workstations)
Note that all the servers are hosted and maintained by myself.

Take off good 360o, sea path 0-130o, 190-220o
 
PICTURES

This is a view towards E/NE, sea path.
G7RAU SITE IMAGE

This is a view towards E/SE, sea till 130o
G7RAU SITE IMAGE

12el 2m M2 @ 17magl / 55masl,12el 70cm I0JXX 16el,6el/6el 6m/4m InnovAntenna (G0KSC) combi
G7RAU ANTENNAS IMAGE

Here is my location in IO90IR, Good take off (Sea never far away) but on a housing estate so RFI a big consideration.
G7RAU LOCATION IMAGE

8877 amp (PSU underneath)
G7RAU AMP IMAGE

Date 2000-07-15, big Aurora, amp warm dx plentiful!
G7RAU HEADSHOT IMAGE

2000-07-15,SM1HOW 52a/53a JO97GL, another new square!
G7RAU HEADSHOT IMAGE

Mobile is a Fiat Ducato 5 berth camper, rig is a TS2000X 160-23cm (100w 160-2, 50w 70cm and 10w 23cm), ant 1 is a vertical GP for 160-6m and then a vargarda 9el for 2m
G7RAU MOBILE STATION IMAGE

Holiday at Little Trethvas Farm Campsite July 2012. Was qrv 2m, 6m and 23cm and enjoyed the scenery and giving away the square IN79! This campsite is great with hookup, hot showers and is RADIO FRIENDLY.
G7RAU LIZARD 2012 IMAGE

A Sunday DX outing. Was qrv 2m, 70cm and 23cm but conditions were poor. Note the new number plate, my 2012 Christmas present from Jeanette (my XYL) :)
G7RAU ST BONIFACE 2012 IMAGE

Holiday at Little Trethvas Farm Campsite Easter 2013. I was qrv 2m, 70cm and 23cm but conditions not great. Still, nice to give away IN79 to some hams that needed it.)
G7RAU LIZARD 2013 IMAGE

Dave Edwards - G7RAU receiving the 1962 cup from the RSGB President Dr John Gould - G3WKL for services to VHF-UHF with the Live MUF application.
G7RAU 1962 CUP 2015 IMAGE

G7RAU/P in IN79JX again Feb 2016, Holiday at Little Trethvas Farm Campsite, parked in cafe car park as everywhere flooded, heavy rain all winter. Mobile is a Fiat Ducato 5 berth camper, rigs TS2000x and FT847, 4m 40w+6el G4CQM, 2m 100w+9el Vargarda, 70cm 50w+12el YU7EF homebrew, 23cm 8w+35el Tonna.
G7RAU LIZARD FEB 2016 IMAGE 01

G7RAU/P in IN79JX Feb 2016, restricted antenna height due to other vehcles in carpark as you can see!
G7RAU LIZARD FEB 2016 IMAGE 02

Diagram for my HF multiband vertical built on a fibreglass spiderpole
40 TO 10M VERTICAL APR 2017 IMAGE 01

Image of 40 foot HF multiband vertical antenna, Rhys - grandson in the foreground for perspective
40 TO 10M VERTICAL APR 2017 IMAGE 02

Image of HF multiband vertical antenna loading coil and radials, and yes, it does look messy :)
40 TO 10M VERTICAL APR 2017 IMAGE 03