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What was your very first "shack" setup?

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by W7UUU, Jun 4, 2020.

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  1. W7TCT

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    Let’s see. Hf rig, check. VHF/uhf rig, check, HTs, paper, pencil, yep. Looks good to me. :)
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  2. K6BSU

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    I found this old picture. My "first" "SHACK" was in 1953. I took over the job of Chief Op at KL7FAG, Naknek AFB in Alaska. Running a BC779 receiver and BC610 transmitter. It must have been in summer because I shed my military :fatigues: for civilian clothes.

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  3. KB1WSY

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  4. WB2WIK

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    But you have to get on the air and use it!

    The antenna is 10x more important than the equipment.
  5. KB1WSY

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    Hi Steve. Stay tuned, I am almost there. It is indeed the antenna I am working on right now (full size 40m inverted vee). Thank you for the kick in the rear, I probably need it!


    BTW I was just reading about you in "The Art & Skill of Radio-Telegraphy".

    Edited to add: Sorry Dave, did not mean to hijack your thread, this is rather off-topic.

    73 de Martin, KB1WSY (for now)
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  6. N9NY

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    I lived in Huntington Long Island 100 yards from Long Island Sound. Salt water and a good station let me work the world.
    73 Gregg N9NY

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