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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