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Bill Porter
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N8LFP Ham Since 1983
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Radio interests include; VHF-UHF terrestrial and satellite communications via SSB, CW, and digital modes. Also, enjoy HF operations with the same modes.

Station consists of:
Yaesu FT-1000MP
Yaesu FT-2000
Yaesu FT-847
Dentron Clipperton-L
Tri-Bander for 10,15,20 meters
80 meter loop for 40/80 misc bands
Cushcraft 4218XL 18 element Boomer for 2-meter SSB/CW/Digital

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New Desk

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7/4/2011 10:33:41 AM (1 comments) Add a commentAdd Comment

The new desk project is coming along nicely. I have to admit it has been more work and time than I originally planned for. Just completed the drawers and installed them today. Still to go is a small 2nd keyboard drawer for the Yaesu DMU-2000 keyboard and two bookshelves that will be under the desk. The bookshelves will help with storage eliminating an up-right book shelf currently taking up too much space in the shack.

The new desk theme was "strength" to support all the shack equipment without bowing or sagging. With the 1.5" (5/8" plywood glued and screwed) desktop the goal seems to have been achieved. More than once I have stood on the desk with equipment to hang photos etc. and the desk does not move at all!

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by W6QT 10/20/2011 7:27:29 PM

Very nice! My brother-in-law built a desk with a 2 level removable shelf on top and it works well for me.

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