Michael  Barrell
1530 N. SR 109
Columbia City, Indiana 46725

Whitley County / Grid EN71ge
41 9' 41" N ,  85 29' 34" W
First Licensed 1969

DXCC - #42695
WAS  - #54160

A-1 Operator Club


FISTS - 11145 / CC-1717
Silver-445 / Platinum-437
Platinum250 - 143  
* Diamond-158 *

QRP ARCI - 12072
QRP Amateur Radio Club Intl.

NAQCC - 845
North American QRP CW Club
SKCC - 1658C
Straight Key Century Club

CWOPS - 2402

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QRP Station

Vintage Station

Transceiver 1 - TenTec Omni VII
Transceiver 2 - Kenwood TS-440
Mics -TenTec Regal / MFJ-299
Antenna - Butternut HF-6V Vertical
HexBeam - 20-17-15-12-10
80/17 meter fan dipole
Dentron MT2000A Antenna Tuner

Vibroplex Iambic Deluxe Paddle

Bencher BY1
Vibroplex Original Deluxe

Island Keyer II
 Bunnell Straight Key
MFJ-1279 Deluxe Sound Card Interface
PC - Dual Core 4GB RAM
FLDigi Software for Digital Modes
N3FJP Logging/Contest Software
Ten Tec Centaur - 3x811A - 600w
 Daiwa CN-801 SWR/Wattmeter

Heath HW8 (~ 2 watts)
Digital Display by - KD1JV
Radio Shack 21-543 DSP spkr
Tick Keyer / Touch Paddle
N7VE SWR Indicator

Portable Vertical Ant 

 QRV from Tennessee

PFR3 (4-5 watts)
DDS VFO - Built-in Ant Tuner
Internal batteries
2 memory keyer

 NEW!  LD-5 5 Band DSP SDR
Emtech ZM-2 QRP ant. tuner

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Transmitter - Heathkit TX-1 Apache - 100w  AM/CW
Receiver - Hammarlund HQ-170A
Antenna - Butternut HF-6V Vertical

Shure 444 / Astatic D-104 mics
Japanese Coffin Bug
Keyall HV Keying Adaptor Kit
Homebrew TR Switching
MFJ-949D Deluxe Versa Tuner II Antenna Tuner

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