Aerial view of the shack
Elev 1040 feet ASL


September 2004

FT897D with  LDG tuner and meter


The radio table

NW Metro Austin HAMs meet for breakfast at Denny's on Saturday mornings


Common 1/4 wave groundplane




W5SDC antennas seen from top of 1100 ft ridge about 3/4 mi SW

My first homebrew amateur radio antenna


Homemade 5/8 wave 2m goundplane. I made my first contact
via the International Space Station using this antenna.