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WA1YYQ

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Daniel S Shaffer

Greenwich 06830
United States, CT

NA
united states
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Call data

Last update:2022-10-31 01:52:19
Continent:NA
Views:109
Main prefix:K
Class:Extra
Federal state:CT
US county:Fairfield
Latitude:41.0593792
Longitude:-73.6026215
Locator:FN31EB
DXCC Zone:291
ITU Zone:8
CQ Zone:5
ULS record:836735

QSL dataUp to date!

Last update:2022-09-16 12:27:15
eQSL QSL:no
Bureau QSL:no
Direct QSL:no
LoTW QSL:no

Biography

Hello and thank you for visiting.

Licensed since 1976 at age 15.

Member:
ARRL - American Radio Relay League
SARA - Stamford Amateur Radio Association
WECA - Westchester Emergency Communications Association
GNARC - Greater Norwalk Amateur Radio Corporation Inc.
GFARA - Greater Fairfield Amateur Radio Association
SCARA - Southcentral Connecticut Amateur Radio Association
LIMARC - Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club, Inc.
PARC - Peconic Amateur Radio Club
ECARS - East Coast Amateur Radio Service.

73, Be Well and Good DX - WA1YYQ - Dan

Equipment

HOME SHACK: HF:

Yaesu FTDX101D transceiver
Yaesu SP-101 matching external speaker - replaced speaker with "Visaton KT 100 V" speaker &
added "Sonic Barrier 1/2inch self-sticking acoustic foam" inside & removed capacitor from
inside
MercuryIIIS Amplifier
Palstar AT5K tuner with a homemade "Mongo Mega Balun" on the input replacing the balun that
came with the tuner (Balun credit to KA0KA, WZ5Q, G8JNJ) - email me for instructions
Antenna: 472' full rectangle (156'x80') horizontal loop up 50', #12 solid copper pvc
insulated THHN wire, 62 1/2' twisted open-wire feeder line with 6" spacers creating 600 ohms
Astatic D-104 crystal head microphone with D-104 Mark II Audio Processor which incorporates a
phase rotator circuit, compression, noise gate and low pass filter (processor by K7DYY)
Astron RS-35A linear power supply
I only use Authentic "Amphenol" connectors & adapters: 083-1SP (PL-259); 083-1AP (UHF Right
Angle); 083-1J (UHF Jack to UHF Jack)

HOME SHACK: VHF:

Kenwood TM-V71A FM Dual Bander 2 meter/70cm
Homemade 2 meter/70cm vertical dipole with Heliax LDF4-50a 1/2"cable
Radio Shack 21-541A Amplified Communications Extension Speaker

MOBILE: HF:

Yaesu FT-891 transceiver
Motorola mobile speaker
Astatic D104-M6B amplified mobile microphone
Diamond SD330 80-10 meters screwdriver antenna on Diamond trunk lip mount with 2 Harvest MAT-
50 Counterpoise Magnet Mats for HF mobile attached to aluminum foil under the inside top of
my carbon fiber trunk creating a ground plane
Diamond K400-3/8C heavy duty trunk lip 3/8 thread mount & using RG8X-LL (DavisRF) and with 10
wraps on toroid inside trunk
TuneMatic automatic motorized antenna controller

MOBILE: VHF:

Kenwood TM-V71A FM Dual Bander 2 meter/70cm
Radio Shack 21-541A Amplified Communications Extension Speaker
Comet CA-2x4SR 2 meter/440Mhz antenna with CA-SPR Spring Kit
Diamond K400S heavy duty trunk lip uhf mount with RG-316

VACATION/TRAVEL/PORTABLE:

Yaesu FT-991A transceiver
Antenna#1: 102ft doublet with 450ohm ladder line with MFJ-901B tuner
Antenna#2: Chameleon Broadband Monopole Antenna-CHA MIL 2.0-with Extension Whip-CHA MIL EXT
2.0 using beach umbrella sand screw anchor with homemade PVC mount and 18-gauge wire radials
on ground. Tuning with SEA 1615-01 remote automatic antenna tuner with internal 1:1 current
balun on output fed with RG8X-LL 50ohm Flexible Low-Loss (Davis RF)
Bioenno Power ABS, BLF-1240AS battery
Astatic D104-M6B amplified mobile microphone


VHF/HANDHELD/PORTABLE:

Kenwood TH-F6a FM Tribander HT with Diamond SRH320A antenna

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