TS950SDX Final Unit Repair completed.
60m now Licensed 5250-5450KHz
5W1SA first licensed May 1998, one month after I arrived to the paradise of Samoa. While living on the Island,
it is not easy expand radio system but for the last 15 years, some improvement and some went to junk.
42K QSO logged so far.
HF 1KW and 6m 500W output licensed.
Second Class JA License (Callsign expired long time ago) and New Zealand General License (ZL1EA) Holder.
I was on QRP following date/time
20/Mar/2013 0458z to 0530z FT817/Li-ion/10m Long Wire + Z11
22/Mar/2013 0445z to 0550z FT817/Li-ion/10m Long Wire + z11
Occasional QRP operation from Malololelei, top of the Upolu Island.
FT-817 with 4 series connected Li-ion batteries that produce 5W (Five Watts) output.
I maybe operate short time due to a lot of QRM of Mosquitos.
White long tube (home brew battery holer) is the power source of 18650 Li-ion batteries.
Please upload to LoTW as "5W1SA". Your log will not match if upload as "5W1SA/QRP"
Equipments I have:
TS-950SD (PA dead) working with 6m transverter
TS-850S + DSP-100
IC-706MKII (not functioning, junk)
IC-775DXII / 200 (still not happy with 12/10m split operation)
Tokyo Hy-Power HX-650 (6m 50W)
Tokyo Hy-Power HL-2K (1.9MHz to 28Mhz, 1KW output) TNX N7CQQ and N6XT for repair tubes.
Tokyo Hy-Power HL-1K/6 (50MHz 500W output)
Dentron MLA-2500 TNX YT1AD
Create Design CL6DX on 13m tall mast (Special thanks to YT1AD and EA1IR)
Wire GP for 12m, 17m and 30m, (destroyed by broke tree branches 14/Aug/12)
12m tall bamboo vertial for 40m (destroyed by broke tree branches 14/Aug/12)
5/8 GP for 6m
18m tall, aluminum telescopic pipe for 80m >> Modified to 160m Inv.L
13.8V 30A Switch mode Power Supply
13.8V 30A Conventional Power Supply
2x 120Ah Deepcycle Batteries with 160W Solar Panel
2KW Power Inverter (nice noise generator)
13.8V 29A Switching Power Supply (cheap industrial model, works good)
SUBARU Inverter 3.8KVA Gasoline Power Generator (no identical Inverter noise on ham bands)
4 of 18650 Li-ion 5000mAh Rechargiable batteries with home brew battery holder
MFJ-986 Differential-T Tuner
Home brew PIC Keyer
Icom AH-3 (ATU)
Behringer EuroRack (mixer)
MFJ-906 6 meter antenna tuner
MFJ-1026 Noise Cancelling Signal Enhancer (still struggle with use this device)
the photograph taken 2007.
HF (Mar 2013)
6m (Mar 2013)
HF (Mar 2013)
All QSL via JA1DXA, please.
I have no QSL card stock in Samoa.
Please DO NOT SEND QSL to Samoa
To JA stations (written in Japanese below),
お急ぎの方はＳＡＳＥも受け付けており、可能な限り短時間で返信して頂いている様です。 TNX JA1DXA
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