This is a 5 band CW rig covering 40 - 15 metres at approx 4 to 5 Watts O/P.
Power is supplied by a 1000mAH Lipo 3 cell battery (89g) or 350mAh 3sS Lipo (47g)
The antenna is an EFHW for the band in operation (linked wire) tuned using a KD1JV L Tuner. (85g)
This is raised on a 7 metre fishing pole.
Keyer is an American Morse Equipment Porta Paddle. (70g)
As back up I also have 2 KD1JV Mountain Top Radios (MTR)
MTR 1 covers 60 and 20 metres. (80g)
MTR 2 covers 30 and 40 metres. (169g)
Backup key is provided by a Palm Pico keyer. (28g)
Logging is done either manually, with Notepad and pencil, or via a Pandora Handheld computer using SOTALog.
|ATS4b, Lipo Battery, L-Tuner, AME Porta paddle|
|A small handful.|
|A Tiny Handful.|
|AME Porta Paddle|
|MTR Ver1 (60/20)|
|MTR Ver2 (30/40)|
|In the field|
|Back-up, Palm Pico key.|
|QRPp funday's setup! Rockmite 20 and UglyMite 40. 500mW O/P|
|Bicycle rig packed|
|Logging with a Pandora|
|Pandora in action|
|On the mountain (summit shelter)|