The club has a Kenwood TS-2000 connected to our HF antennas on the roof of Snell Hall.

Power Up Instructions

These instructions must be followed for safe operation!

  1. First, turn on the Astron RS-50A power supply.  The rocker switch should light up.
  2. Next, turn the antenna control on the Drake MN7 matching network from "GND/DL" to "1".
  3. Next, turn on the Ameritron RC5-BV remote coax switch.
  4. Next, turn on the CDE antenna rotator.
  5. Finally, turn on the Kenwood TS-2000.
  6. Optionally, turn on the SignaLink USB if desired for digital mode.

Power Down Instructions

To power down the HF station, perform the above operations in reverse.

Important: Ensure the antenna control is set to "GND/DL" to protect against lightning damage!

General Instructions

All contacts except the bi-weekly net and contest contacts should be logged using the appropriate software.  Update this page when we have software for this!