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Here is the VK4JRC-15 HF 30 metre APRS motorcycle mobile! Bike is a 2002 BMW F650GS.

Radio is the ICOM 703 HF 10 watt radio, with SCS DSP Tracker TNC which is connected to a Garmin 16GPS. HF antenna uses Buddipole components, along with some home made bits!

Find me here

http://www.db0anf.de/app/aprs/stations/mobile-VK4JRC-15

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Icom 703 installed in topbox with MB62 mount bracket.

tnc

SCS DSP Tracker velcroed to inside of topbox.

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GPS16HV mounted to lid of topbox.

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Buddipole antenna mounted with spring base and ground strap to bike frame, no trailing counterpoise here!!!!!!! There are 3 whip top sections, a 4 foot stainless steel stinger that screws on top of the Buddipole coil, a 3 section shock-corded whip for on highway riding. A 5 section shock-corded whip is used stationary mobile only.

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Topbox is an industrial Trimcast brand, rugged and waterproof.

 

Radio Stuff is STILL under construction, like a few of the other pages!

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