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Man Portable Ham Radio Station/Field Day 2019. Post 1929.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CP3kDxtaSWQ. Although many radio amateurs/hams joined their clubs at public parks, emergency response headquarters, and civic building for the annual June ARRL Field Day, more survivalist-oriented operators, such as Finnish ham Julian (OH8STN), preferred to operate in remote field locations with light weight, portable equipment. In this video, Julian show what he used to truly operate off-grid and away from civilization.  From his electric bike to a state-of-the-art tent, Julian rolled out quite a station that collected many contacts. Julian's basic equipment included: A Yaesu FT-891 transceiver A Raspberry Pi microprocessor for digital contacts. A study, light weight MP-1 portable HF antenna. Solar power. Solar panels. Basic tools. And, of course, a beautiful shoreline to set up his equipment. Julian has compiled a fascinating series of v