You HAVE GOT to see this guys!

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N1SQB

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Hello All!
I ran across this guys set up on the internet.My friend Dave KD1BD put me on to him. All I can say is WOW, what a set up. You dont see many like this I can tell you that. Follow the link to see all the pics. Then, at the bottom is a link that takes you through some of the most detailed antenna tower set ups I have ever seen. His work bench alone is awesome. Take a look for yourselves. I'm posting it in case it may help someone with their set up or give someone ideas for their shack.
Enjoy!

http://www.ne7x.com/New_Shack_2008.htm

Manny
 
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Two questions quickly came to mind! 1). What does this guy do for a living to be able to afford all this stuff? 2). What is his monthly electric bill? My God! I would be happy with a 1/4 of the stuff he has. Hell, I'd take the work bench.....MAN OH MAN! Is that what radio heaven is like? If so, sign me up when its my turn to go. ;-)

Manny
 

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When I gaze upon a masterpiece such as the one I've just witnessed, I forgo the thoughts of financial outlay and turn my attention to the dedication and attention to detail that is so very obvious ...
I bow in reverence !
 

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The picture on his home page is hilarious in contrast - one radio with a dinky-looking microphone!

I can't believe the entire vintage rack could be powered up at once, at least not without a few service lines to that room. I wonder if that's more of a storage facility, or if a limited number can be turned on at once?

We should get him over here to help explain! :D
 

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If I had that kinda money for all those radios (Ok, so I have an 897 already, but would love to have an FT1000D in front of me ;-) ) I would've at least sunk some money into the antenna systems. At least a log-periodic dipole array or a SteppIR yagi for the higher HF bands, and maybe an off-center-fed dipole for 160 and 80 with the apex at the tower.
However, that said, I must credit him for doing a professional job with installing everything in there.
It's still a pity that he doesn't have about 40 acres for antenna real estate. Then he'd be cookin' with gas.
 

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What an awesome install! My god the amount of money there is unreal and the concrete alone is an easy $1000.00, not to mention the equipment to pump it in the hole.
Take care
 
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HERE IS WHAT HE DOES TO AFFORD THIS---

Tom has worked as a UNIX/network engineer for the past 25 years at Intel Corp in Chandler Arizona and is now currently working for IBM in Phoenix Arizona
 

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I'm speechless...

If he ever sells that house (which if I owned it, my estate executor would be the one selling it), he needs to sell it to someone who would appreciate the setup.

So clean... so organized...

I wish he was my neighbor.
 

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I bet the lights around his neighborhood go dim when he fires all that stuff up.

A night shot of the room with everything turned on would be kick ass I bet.
 
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