Equipment

toolbox

Transceivers

  • Intek HR-2040 = Anytone AT-5888UV dual band VHF-UHF FM transceiver;
  • Polmar DB-50M dual band VHF-UHF FM transceiver;
  • Yaesu FT-1900 VHF FM transceiver;
  • Retevis RT-81 portable UHF DMR transceiver;
  • 2xBaofeng UV-3R portable dual band VHF-UHF FM transceiver;
  • 2xBaofeng UV-5R portable dual band VHF-UHF FM transceiver;
  • Baofeng BF-888s Plus dual band VHF-UHF FM transceiver.

Antennas

  • Dual-band fan dipole for 17-20 meters;
  • Hoxin MA-1300 (Diamond X30 clone) for base VHF-UHF operations;
  • Vertical 5/8 λ for 27-28 MHz (tunes quite well in 30, 17 and 15 m, perhaps with some gain over dipole in 17 and 15 m at low angles);
  • Diamond NR770H magnetic dual band VHF-UHF antenna for mobile operations.
  • Lots of rubber antennas for portable transceivers, ranging from 13 to 40 cm.