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 is HF only with a Ten-Tec Argonaut VI transceiver and a Ten-Tec 418 Amplifier.

An MFJ-401D keyer is used to enable quick change of sending speed.

For sending CW there is a choice between a single lever paddle and a straight key.

VK2JJ operates mainly CW using wire Inverted Vee 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, and has held the following call signs.

VK2YKM, VK2VFQ, VK2DET, VK2AP, VK2KV, VK2DX, VK2ACW, VK2JRT and VK2IY.

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 Setup

 

Ten-Tec Argonaut VI

 

Ten-Tec 418 Amplifier

 

Yaesu FP-1030A Power Supply

 

MFJ-401D  Keyer

 

N0SA Single Lever Paddle

 

 Straight Key - made by VK2DLF

VK2JJ -  SKCC - 10826

 

Kenwood HS-5 Headphones