VK1DA's photo gallery

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Amateur Radio Field eventsAmateur Radio Field events include the Australian VHF/UHF field days, the National Field Day and other events involving setting up an amateur radio station on a mountain, an island, out in the forest etc.
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2008 November VHF/UHF field day


9 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2008
Album viewed 457 times

2008 June Winter VHF/UHF Field day


7 files, last one added on Dec 24, 2008
Album viewed 244 times

2009 Jan VHF/UHF FD


Photos from the 2009 Summer VHF/UHF Field Day, January 17/18.

21 files, last one added on May 30, 2009
Album viewed 313 times

2009 June winter VHF/UHF field day


6 files, last one added on Jun 28, 2009
Album viewed 331 times

2010 January - Summer Field day


3 files, last one added on Feb 26, 2010
Album viewed 248 times


5 albums on 1 page(s)

Radio events, conventions, conferencesRadio events, conventions, conferences
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2010 Dayton Hamvention


Photos taken at the 2010 Dayton hamvention, which was attended by over 18000 radio amateurs and over 220 commercial exhibitors, goes for most of a 3 day weekend and has thousands of flea market stalls.

16 files, last one added on Jun 08, 2010
Album viewed 270 times


1 albums on 1 page(s)

Historical photosPhotos of past radio events involving VK1DA
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1 files, last one added on Dec 27, 2008
Album viewed 216 times



1 files, last one added on Dec 27, 2008
Album viewed 219 times



1 files, last one added on Dec 27, 2008
Album viewed 207 times


3 albums on 1 page(s)

65 files in 9 albums and 3 categories with 0 comments viewed 32,417 times

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Field station418 viewsThe 6 band VHF/UHF/microwave station.
Committee of the ACT Division of the WIA 1974449 viewsThis shows the first committee of the WIA ACT Division, following its admission as a member division of the Wireless Institute of Australia. L-R: Ed Penikis VK1VP, John Roberts VK1ZAR (SK), Andrew Davis VK1DA, John Lauten VK1JL, Eric Piraner VK1EP (SK), Ted Pearce VK1AOP, George Brzostowski VK1GB, Ron Henderson VK1RH (SK).
394 viewsView southeast. Nothing to do with radio but I really like the view from these mountains. The distant sunset always looks better than it does in photos.
The operating desk466 viewsTS670, rotator controls, IC910 and power supply.
feed dipole for 2.4 GHz445 viewsHaving left the real feed at home, this dipole was soldered to an N connector and placed at a point where I thought the focal length was, based on the length of the original feed arm. Comparing the two later at home showed that the coax had placed the dipole within 20mm of the right position.
An Alpha amplifier367 views
Flex 3000 SDR transceiver454 viewsit's dwarfed by the laptop computer but it is there
Vintage gear2225 views

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TS590666 viewsThe new Kenwood radio. Jun 08, 2010
Tower and Yagi on hat2247 viewsThe tower and yagi are actually mounted on his hat. He had a sign reading "go ahead, take a photo". So I did. One of the DARA officials...Jun 08, 2010
W2IHY576 viewsAn excellent display from W2IHY with a number of operator positions to try out his audio processors and noise gates etc. Jun 08, 2010
Vintage gear2225 viewsJun 08, 2010
Morse paddles 3609 viewsJun 08, 2010
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Sam, Kent and Matt606 viewsG4DDK, WA5VJB and VK2DAGJun 08, 2010
Morse paddles 1614 viewsJun 08, 2010