Birchardville Observatory
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Amateur Radio Equipment

High Frequency

Kenwood TS-850S/AT

This 15 year old transceiver has over 100 watts of RF output available on all HF bands allocated to the Amateur Radio Service.


Kenwood TS-790

This transceiver has 2-meter (144-148 MHz) and 70-centimeter (420-450 MHz) capabilities, with ability to listen on one band while transmitting on the other. The transmitter and receiver frequencies can be interlocked to provide for Doppler Shift compensation when in satellite modes.


ICOM IC-3200A, 2-meter and 70-centimeter FM mobile, 25 watt output with repeater access capabilities.


Kenwood TH-77A, 2-meter and 70-centimeter FM hand held transceiver, 5 watts output.

Test and Miscellaneous Equipment

AN/USM-281 Oscilloscope

Bird Thru-line directional wattmeter

1.5 GHz counter

More to come later.

Contact Info:
Name: Dan Janda