Updated N3VJ Shack

n3vj

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What follows is an updated description of my shack. I am an extra license class amateur (> 30 years) and I also have a GMRS license.

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  • Shelf radios
    • Logitech SqueezeBox Radio.
    • Behind the N3VJ sign, I have a collection of HTs (Uniden Scanner, 2 GMRS radios, Icom Q7A, Radio Shack Pro 95 (used exclusively for railfanning).
  • Main desk
    • Bottom Shelf (L to R).
      • Boafeng 2/440 HT
      • Davis Vantage Pro2 Weather Station (Personal Weather Station Dashboard | Weather Underground)
      • Echo Show that displays QSL cards
      • CooFun Windows Box used for programming scanners
      • Kenwood TS590SG (SSB only)
      • ETON SW Receiver
      • Kenwood TS570S (Digital modes, FT8, FT4, ...)
    • Second shelf (mainly for storage)
    • Third Shelf
      • PS for all of my scanners (I am using a Rig Runner for distribution).
      • 24 hour clock, behind it is an SDRPlay
      • Yeasu 2-meter radio
    • Top Shelf
      • Midland Weather Radio
      • Uniden 996P2 is used for scanning aircraft, PA State System, and other local counties
      • Uniden 996XT is used to scan the Center County 911 system
      • Yaesu FT60
      • Ham clock
      • Heil boom mount
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Here is a close-up of the main operating and listening position.


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Computers in the shack are:
  • Raspberry Pis
    • Hamclock
    • Weewx Weather Software
    • Flightaware Receiver
  • Dell Computer running Ubuntu Linux (used for my logbook and digital modes)
  • Coofun used for scanner programming
  • Macbook Pro 2018 15" mainly for browsing
  • iMac 2019 (pictured above) is used for browsing and remote access to all of my other computers. The image on the left monitor is a VNC session to my Linux box, the right monitor is displaying EarthDesk.

Antennas:
  • Diamond D130J and Scantenna ST2 for the scanners
  • Comet GP7 for 2 meters
  • HyPower 80-10 OCFD at 32'
  • Ultimax 160-6 End Fed at 28'
 

K7MFC

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Looks great! I love seeing Raspberry Pi’s is various use in a shack👍
 
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