VK2JJ

AUSTRALIAN  AMATEUR  RADIO  STATION

VK2JJ is located in the lower Blue Mountains, about 70 km west of Sydney at an elevation of about 330m above sea level.

The station transceiver is a Ten-Tec Argonaut VI with maximum output power of 10 watts.

A Ten-Tec 418 amplifier is used to increase output power to a maximum 100 watts if desired.

An MFJ-401D keyer is used to enable quick change of sending speed and to enable use of a straight key at the push of a button.

For fine tuning of the antenna system use is made of a Dentron JR. MONITOR.

Operation is mainly CW, using wire antennas.

 The station power supply is a Yaesu FP-1030A.  Kenwood HS-5 headphones are used during most contacts.

VK2JJ has been an amateur radio operator since 1978.

The  Blue Mountains is a World Heritage Area, in the state of New South Wales. Click Flora and Fauna to see some native animals and plants.

 

Station Arrangement

 

Ten-Tec Argonaut VI and Keyer

 

 Straight Key - made by VK2DLF

VK2JJ -  SKCC - 10826

 

 

VK2DLF Dual Lever Paddle

 

VK2DLF Dual Lever Paddle

 

Dentron JR. MONITOR Tuner

 

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