Amateur Radio - WAØMHJ


Station Information

QTH: Ham Lake, Minnesota                  Anoka County                            Grid Locator EN35kg

Primary Operating Position:  
Yaesu FTDX101D tranciever.
QRO  HF-2500DX Amplifier.
Heil Pro-Set 4 Headphones, (or an Astatic  D-104 microphone with the AMP-MICRO modification). Bencher BY-1 paddle

Secondary Operating Position:  
Yaesu FT-450D transceiver. (This is also the mobile rig)
Timewave Navigator
Heathkit SB-220 modified for 
QSK operation.
Heil Traveler headphones, Vibroplex paddle

Third Operating Position:  
Yaesu FT-920 with International Radio INRAD filter switchboard  with cascaded 2100 Hz and 1800 Hz filters.
Heil BM-10 Headphones

100 foot Rohn 45 tower with 24 foot Chromoly mast turned by Orion M2 2800 rotor.
KLM KT-36XA @ 30M / Cushcraft 402-CD @ 32M Concern over interaction between the antennas proved to not be an issue with the 7' separation. Shown are the measured SWR curves for both antennas after in place.
The 402-CD antenna was strengthened per the article first published in Nov. 1991. It is reprinted at 

40M - 402-CD   

20M - KT36XA

15M - KT36XA


80 Meter sloping dipoles NE and SE
Butternut HF2-V vertical with elevated radial system 
40M - HF2-V

80M - HF2-V

Homebrew 30M vertical with elevated radial system 
KLM 50-7LD, 7 element Six meter antenna. 
160 meters - 3 wire-shunt feed tower. 
Shunt-C / Series-C match system with remote tune vacuum variable. Details here 
Rotating Side Arm (Design by W9RE Septtember 1987 NCJ) Currently not installed.
Side Arm Pg. 1
Side Arm Pg. 2
Side Arm Pg.3

General logging using DX4WIN software. N1MM+ for contesting, WSJT-X and JT-Alert for digital modes.

Click on the thumbnails below for station pictures.

Primary Station
(see description above)
2nd Station
(see description above)
3rd Station
(see description above)
(see description above)
Mid 1980's Antenna
(4 el. Cubex Quad)
Cubex & Tower
succumb to wind
 Mid 1990's Station
(Drake C-line)
  1971 Station
(Galaxy 5MK3, & other.)
1971 Antenna
(4 el Hombrew 20M)
station0z.JPG station2z.JPG station3z.JPG Newantenna.jpg (2207508 bytes)
 Newantenna.jpg (2207508 bytes)
Cubex Down OldStation.jpg (2207508 bytes) Galaxy5MK3 4 elemnt 20M       

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Updated December 4, 2023