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EchoLink Node - 697863

Initial Requirements for Equipment Purchase 

  • HF / VHF / UHF - 100W HF, 50W VHF/UHF
  • Portable Friendly - Ability to go mobile for outback traveling. 
  • WinLink Supported - Basic Internet communications.
  • Minimal Equipment Size - Minimal physical equipment size.


Desired equipment to enjoy amateur operations
Yaesu FT-991A

Current tech with deep features and killer spectrum analyser.  TX 1.8 MHz - 54 MHz (HF-100W), 144 MHz - 148 MHz (VHF-50W), 430 MHz - 450 MHz (UHF-50W)

Internal Automatic Antenna Tuner.

A$2000 Yaesu Details

MFJ-929 Antenna Tuner

IntelliTuner-Compact TM lets you automatically tune any coax fed or random wire antenna 1.8-30 MHz at full 200 Watts SSB. A$400 
    Supplier Link 

MFJ-2990 HF Antenna

This MFJ-2990 is a 43-foot self-supporting vertical antenna that covers 160 through 6 Meters with the use of an antenna tuner. A$700 Supplier Link

Baofeng BF-F8HP

8 Watt Tri-power two way ham radio. A couple of A$50 handhelds for portable travel.  Details


email type services over a HF data link, use a audio converter direct to a laptop or a dedicated modem.

SCS P4 Dragon Modem

Use a HD data modem to considerably increase the speed of HF data transfer. Read more..

Ham Radio Delux

Radio Control, automatic logging, satellite tracking. Software Link. Software Link

ADB-S Receiver

Flightradar24 is a Swedish internet-based service that shows real-time commercial aircraft flight tracking information on a map.

Coax Cable

LMR-400 to reduce losses.  Will need about 3 x 33m for

Coax Wall Termination

Wall mount of 3 x N Type

Diamond W-8010

3.5/7/14/21/28MHz (80m/40m/20m/15m/10m)
Max. power rating: 1.2kW (PEP)
Length: 19.2m




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