K4ECD Portable Equipment

K4ECD Portable Equipment

When I go portable, I carry the following

Ham Equipment for Portable:

  • Yaesu 857D
  • LDG Z-100 Tuner with connection cable (self made): LINK
  • Versa-Tee powerpole 4 in 1: LINK
  • Bioenno 12v 12Ah  : Simply the best battery for Ham Radio on the Market! I was one of the very early adapters of this product in Ham radio, company offers GREAT support too. After 3+ years of ownership, I have not had a single complaint about this battery.
    • 12v 12Ah Bioenno Battery

      Bioenno Battery

  • Watts UP Watt meter – actually I replaced the original with this cheaper version
  • Bluetooth adapter from BlueCAT sold in UK
    • Device allows direct control from my smartphone
  • DUAL USB 2A charger for smartphone and table and 12v car socket: LINK
  • 12v switch for 12v battery disconnect: LINK
  • SUPER ANTENNA MP1: A great antenna! Also carry endfed and dipole wire antennas
  • Various hand held Radios (FT1DR, FT2D)
  • AA 54 Antenna Analyzer: LINK
  • 40 Watt Solar Panel and Solar Controller

Additional Items:

  • Android tablet to interface with radio
    • also can be charged by the Manpack if needed
    • Works great with local repeater programming – just point and go (via BlueCAT).
  • Compass (you never know!)

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