Radio-Shack in 1986

Old time with excellent E-Sporadic on 2m

Ham-Radio Shack 1985

I passed my Swiss Ham-Radio Lisence exam in December 1983

2m Band starting Equipment 1983
- Yaesu FT-290 (2m) Transceiver
- FT 708R (70cm) Handy
- 14-element Tonna Yagi Antenna for 2m

OSCAR 10 Equipment 1984-1986
OSCAR 10 SAT Operation and Commodore C-64 and SX-64 application development (OSCAR 10 SAT antenna controlling application) were my passion.

- ICOM IC-211E for 2m (10 Watt) for the Downlink
- KENWOOD TR-9500 70cm (10 Watts) for the Uplink
- YEASU FT-757GX, HF, (100 Watt)
- 14-element Yagi antenna from Tonna for (2m)
- 23-element Yagi for from Tonna (70cm).
- Home-Made Power-Supply 13.8 V, 26A
- Home-Made 50Watt PA for 70cm
- Home-Made Notch-Filter
- KR-500 Elevation Rotor for SAT Operation
- PAKRATT 232

End of 1986 I went QRT due to new location and difficult antenna situation.

OSCAR 10 Telemetry recieved and analysed with a own C64 Software
OSCAR 10 Telemetry recieved and analysed with a own C64 Software
Commodore C64
Commodore C64
ICOM IC-211E 2m Transceiver for Downlink
ICOM IC-211E 2m Transceiver for Downlink
OSCAR 10 Telemetry Translation into Cleartext with the C64
OSCAR 10 Telemetry Translation into Cleartext with the C64
Ham-Radio Shack 1986
Ham-Radio Shack 1986
QSL Card 1986
QSL Card 1986
14 Element Tony Yagi (2m) and 88 Elemnet Yagi (70cm)
14 Element Tony Yagi (2m) and 88 Elemnet Yagi (70cm)
Kenwood TR-9500 Transceiver for 70cm Uplink
Kenwood TR-9500 Transceiver for 70cm Uplink
1985
1985
14 Element Tony Yagi (2m) and 88 Elemnet Yagi (70cm)
14 Element Tony Yagi (2m) and 88 Elemnet Yagi (70cm)
Home-Built OSCAT 10 SAT Rotor Controller
Home-Built OSCAT 10 SAT Rotor Controller
HAM Shack 1985
HAM Shack 1985
Radio-Shack 1986
Radio-Shack 1986
Packrat 32 1989
Packrat 32 1989
Radio-Shack 1986
Radio-Shack 1986
Yaesu FT-290 1986
Yaesu FT-290 1986
Radio-Shack 1986
Radio-Shack 1986

The Drake TR-7 is a solid-state amateur band transceiver covering 160 through 10 meters. Modes include USB, LSB, CW, RTTY and AM. It provides receive coverage from 1.5 to 30 MHz without crystals or gaps. Superior receive performance is achieved by using 48 MHz IF Up Conversion approach. Enjoy true passband tuning to combat heavy QRM. The standard filter is 2.3 kHz SSB. Power input is 250 watts PEP SSB/CW.

Drake TR 7 Brochure [1'113 KB]
Drake TR 7 Operational Manual [5'017 KB]

Drake TR7 Serial-Nr. 3333 from March 1979
Drake TR7 Serial-Nr. 3333 from March 1979
Drake TR 7 Commercial Ad
Drake TR 7 Commercial Ad
Drake TR7 Serial-Nr. 3333 from March 1979
Drake TR7 Serial-Nr. 3333 from March 1979
Drake Pricelist 1979 Page 1
Drake Pricelist 1979 Page 1
Drake TR7 Serial-Nr. 3333 from March 1979
Drake TR7 Serial-Nr. 3333 from March 1979
Drake Pricelist 1979 - Page 2
Drake Pricelist 1979 - Page 2

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