My shack consists of an ICOM IC-706MKII, normally at 100 watts and powered by a MFJ-4225MV power supply, going into a MFJ Versa Tuner II antenna matcher and then into a home-brewed 20-meter dipole mounted NNW/SSE as a "sloper" with the top about 20 feet in the air.
Here's a picture of my little shack. The power supply is hiding out
behind the radio and matcher.
It's a little hard to see, but this is my homemade 20 meter dipole. I'm
facing east taking the picture. The top of the antenna is about 20 feet in the air.
For 2 meters, I use a little portable 2 meter antenna I made out of some scrap 450-ohm antenna wire and a discarded piece of RG-8X coax. The antenna works perfectly!
I use Debian Linux in the shack on an older Gateway netbook. My logging program is xlog. It's a really good general purpose logging program. I also paper log ("paper remembers so you can forget"). I use TrustedQSL for my LotW work.
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