ACØOK Base Station
  • The Home Base Aerial View
  • Living Room
  • Shack
    • Room
      • 36"x69" Bench w/48"x24" extension in 13'x13' Workshop in basement
      • (3) 12" x 69" Shelves above
      • 72" Equipto Rack
      • Plywood Wiring Panel on Wall
    • Radio Equipment:
      • Yaesu FT-857D All-band All-mode Transceiver
      • LDG AT-100Pro Automatic HF Antenna Tuner
      • MFJ-921 2m Antenna Tuner/SWR/Watt Meter
      • 8-port RF Patch Panel (home brew)
      • M.C.Jones 635N Dummy Load
      • Radio Shack Pro-361 1000 Channel Triple Trunking Scanner
    • Radio Computer Equipment
      • Dell Inspiron 600m Laptop Computer w/12VDC power supply
      • D-Link 7-port Powered USB Hub
      • SignaLink USB Sound Card Interface
      • LinkSys Wireless Wi-Fi Router
      • HP Lazerjet 1020 Printer
      • Logitech V470 Bluetooth Mouse
      • Networked to other Computers and Printers
      • Windstream DSL Internet Connection
    • Weather Station/File Server
      • Computer
        • eMachines T5026 P4-3060 160GB HD
        • (2) Dell 19" LCD Monitors
        • Logitech Wireless Keyboard & Mouse
        • USB-to-Dual Serial Port Adapter
        • Logitech USB Webcam as my SkyCam
        • X-10 ActiveHome Controller
      • Instrumentation (powered by the station DC system)
        • Oregon Scientific WMR-968 Wireless Weather Station
        • Radio Shack 12-250 Weather Radio®
      • Output Products
  • Antennas, Etc.:
    • How many birds on my antennas? Maybe my BIRD® meter will tell me! ;-)
    • Tower #1: 39'3" Rohn 20G Tower w/ ChannelMaster Rotor
      Cranking up the Tower (8X speed - 21sec - 5.9MB)
    • Tower #2: 38' Rohn 20G Tower
      • Tram 1481 2m/440 Antenna: 59' to top (for voice repeater)
      • Cushcraft ARX-2B Ringo Ranger (for Digipeater/iGate)
    • West Mast: 22ft
      • Center support for G5RV-1
      • West end support for Windom
    • East Mast: 12ft
      • East end support for Windom
    • Bracket for interchangeable whips (low-profile for storm use)
      • 2m Hotstick
      • 11m ¼wave whip
      • 20m "Hamstick" type whip
      • 40m "Hamstick" type whip
      • 75m "Hamstick" type whip
    • Cable Entry Box: 12x12x4 Steel NEMA-1 box with #4 Copper Ground Wire
      • (6) PL-259 Gas-Tube Lightning Protectors
      • (1) Type N Gas-Tube Lightning Protector
      • (1) Type F Gas-Tube Lightning Protector for TV antenna
      • (2) 3-wire Pass-Thrus for Rotator Cables
      • (2) 12V Halogen Work Lights, one aimed at generator, one at patio
  • Power Equipment
  • Cat (now deceased) (Auxiliary Operator)