VK9XG Equipment & Antennas

There will be four complete stations at VK9XG. Each station will include an Elecraft K3 transceiver. Three of the stations will have KPA-500 linear amplifiers. The fourth station will have a Juma 1KW amplifier which will be helpful on 160m.

Antennas will be:

  • 160m – 17m tall vertical with ‘T’ top loading and 32 λ/4 radials
  • 80m – λ/4 vertical with 32 λ/4 radials
  • 40m – Elevated Ground Plane on 18m Spiderpole
  • 30m – Elevated Ground Plane on 18m Spiderpole
  • 20m & 12m – Shared feed Ground Planes on a single 18m Spiderpole
  • 17m & 10m – Shared feed Ground Planes on a single 18m Spiderpole
  • 15m – Elevated Ground Plane on 18m Spiderpole
  • 20m – Inverted V
  • RX – EWE Delta loop for 160/80m

All stations will use networked WinTest software for logging plus N1MM+ for RTTY and WSTJ-X for FT8.