Chaser shack at M1BUU is pretty basic.
Main shack rig - Yaesu FT817 (2001)
Second rig - KD1JV Designs MTR-5B
Back up rigs - KD1JV MTRs (1st and 2nd batch), Home brew BITX20, SW-40+ and SW-20+
Standard mic on FT817 but with in-line speech processor for SSB.
Keys- RM31 Czech key, Palm Mini Paddle, Kent Twin.
Paper and pencil for logging, Samsung J3(6) for DXcluster / SOTAwatch.
Picnic bench obtained via Facebook advert from maker, £50 several years ago.
Antenna - home brew 5 band 15-40m linked dipole on 9m fishing pole bungee’d to washing line post, ends at about 1.5m agl, running North/South.
Here was the operating position whilst working OK/G4OBK/P during his Czech tour. -
At times I’ve tried CAT control, but it never seems to work out-
When condx allow, it’s fun to chase with my 1watt SW-20+
A non-SOTA QSO, but the following video shows my SSB setup in action.