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W1LIC station photo

Postby W1LIC » Tue Jan 05, 2010 7:00 pm


Here is my station which includes my Kenwood TS-480SAT, an old HP desktop running XP, my Kent straight key, J-37 key, Bencher paddles, Alinco DJ-175 2-meter handheld, and the Yaesu FT-2900R 2-meter transceiver.

Behind the keys and next to the Alinco is the original W1LIC station license issued to my Dad in 1938.
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Postby KD8NJZ » Fri Oct 15, 2010 3:01 pm

Very nice! I know this is an old post, but it looks like a nice, clean station.
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Postby NT9K » Fri Oct 15, 2010 3:35 pm

Right now, I'd be too ashamed for anyone to see my radio desk. It' much worse than my kitchen table. This picture is old too. It's got lots more stuff that I'm working on now. Good thing that I don't have an XYL!
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Postby KC9KHG » Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:07 pm

You guys are all way to neat and tidy for me!! ha ha There's not enough money in the world to get me to take pics of my messy operating station!!

But you guys have nice set ups!!

I updated my pic on QRZ of me on my tower...but that's as far as I go!!
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Postby va3sax » Sat Oct 16, 2010 1:10 am

I'm with you guys. I'd have to clean the place up before I'd be willing to show it off
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Amazing to us old timers

Postby W2BLC » Sat Oct 16, 2010 1:38 pm

It always amazes me how little space is needed with todays stations. Gone are the great oak desks with hundreds of pounds of equipment on it.

Do I miss the old stuff? Not at all. The new stuff is very capable and so very reliable. Doesn't require tinkering all the time.
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Postby k8jd » Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:18 am

It hardly looks like a Ham Radio Station from the "good old days" In the late 60's to early 70's I had a reciever and transmitter that took up most of a full sized office desk !
(E.F.J.Viking Valiant transmitter and Hallicrafters SX101a receiver)
Those "modern" radios look like little, harmless toys ! :D
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