This site gives a quick tour and overview of some of my Ham
Radio related projects, the KC7RJK/R repeater, IRLP 3543, echolink 550487, KC7RJK-* weather stations
and much more. I hope you enjoy my site. This is my first attempt at a site
like this so feel free to contact me with any suggestions.
I started assembling the new tower in
Jan 2009 and was acquiring parts much before that! The tower is still
not yet done (it never will be) waiting to install torque arms to reduce torsion
loading before adding any HF yagi's.
I have a station here in
OR and in Deadwood OR.
Both are Davis Instruments models and both upload to NOAA MADIS NWS and the
The repeater is a MastrII
station producing 80 watts out of the
cavity filters. It's equipped with an echoIRLP node, phone patch, emergency
warning alerts, current forecasts, weather, and much more. Other cool stuff,
APT WeatherFax, APRS I-Gate, APRS Digi, streaming audio feeds for NOAA
weather radio Florence and Eugene, also streaming EMS fire and Union Pacific
WiFi hotspot, IC746 remote base (can use with droid!)...
The 2 repeater TX cans and one for APRS igate station.
RX cavities for UHF and VHF receivers. And ARR2 VHF preamp.
The rack from the bottom, APC 1500VA UPS, HP KVM, Compaq DL380g5 CentOS IRLP
node 3543 Running VMware with two nodes installed on Raid5 fault
tolerant drives, 2nd DL380G5 WindowsServer2003 Data & program server for
APRS, my weather stations, alert systems, and steaming audio, MastrII
100W VHF repeater, 35A & 23A 13.8V supplies, Arcom RC210 and IRLP repeater
interface, Zetron 45B phone patch, VLAN switch, HotBrick firewall,
Gigabit switch, cable modem, KPC3 and FT7800 for APRS, and the VantagePro II console on top.