Sunday, July 30, 2017

Emergency Shack Setup. Post #1205.

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Every radio amateur should have an emergency backup system in his/her shack. In this video from Joe Lalumia ("Telescope Man"), we see a simple arrangement of spare equipment that allows emergency operation when natural or human-made disaster strikes.

Radios in use are a Kenwood 281 for 2 meters, an ICOM-7200 for HF, and a handheld Uniden scanner receiver for monitoring the public service bands.  Joe's antennas include a Buddipole, MFJ hamsticks for various HF bands, an Alpha-Delta DXCC, a QSO King, and a dual band cushcraft 270.  Perhaps this video will encourage you to create your own backup system in your radio room.

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