My Truck

My truck is a 2013 F-250 Crew Cab. I get a lot of questions about all my equipment so I have added a listing here as well as some photos.

  • Kenwood TM-D710GA (2m/70cm) Mobile
  • Uniden BCD536HP with GPS
  • TYT TH-9800 Plus 50W 809CH Quad Band Dual Display Mobile
  • Kenwood TK-8360H (used for GMRS)
  • Cobra 29 LX CB
  • Giraffe G4 Electronic Height Measurement System
  • Android 12″ Note Tablet with Mount and Keyboard
  • STL Light Controller

My Car

I have two vehicles which I drive. My primary is my truck (a 2013 Ford F250), but I use it for work mostly. Due to it’s terrible fuel economy I also keep an old 2006 Ford Freestyle SEL.

I get a lot of questions about my antennas and equipment. I thought I would just make a listing of what I run in this vehicle.

  • Kenwood TK-8302H (used for GMRS)
  • Uniden BCD536HP Scanner with GPS
  • Uniden 990SSB CB
  • TYT TH-9800 Plus 50W 809CH Quad Band Dual Display Mobile

My Workstation / Shack

Most HAMs have a “shack”. I rent my home and have very little control so I have an office where all my equipment is. Most amateurs like to see each other’s shacks so here is what I’m working with. Below is a list of everything:

  • Yaesu FT-991A HF/VHF/UHF All Mode Transceiver
  • PC with ProScan software for scanners
  • Scanners
    • BCD-996CT
    • BC-780XLT
  • Kenwood TK-7180H VHF Radio
  • Echolink PC
  • Primary PC with Dual Monitors
  • Handhelds
    • Baofeng BF-888S (x6)
    • Baofeng UV-5XP (x6)
    • Kenwood TK-3312 (x6)
    • Kenwood TH-D72 (with GPS, my primary)
  • Solder/Rework Station
  • GMRS Repeater (Custom Built)
  • PC Server (Dell Precision T7610, 2x Intel E5-2690 @ 2.9Ghz 16 core 128GB RAM, 1TBSSD, FIBER CHANNEL RAID ARRAY 16x 4GB in RAID6)