Current Rigs

Radio-kits Hunter-SDR
This kit really got me back into radio. This SDR provides coverage from about 1MHz up to about 30MHz.

RTL2832U/E4000 SDR
A complete VHF/UHF SDR receiver in a USB dongle, this covers from about 50MHz upto about 1.5-2GHz

Kenwood TS-850S/AT
My main base station with CAT control and digimode support.

Intek HR-2040
Normally installed in the car for mobile operation.

Icom IC-240
Used as a standby 2m station (mobile or fixed).

Baofeng UV-5R
A dual-band HT from China, purchased from Sinotel UK. It pushes out 4W on the 2m and 70cm bands.

Wouxun KG-UV8D
Another dual-band HT from China. This gives 5W on 2m and 4W on 70cm.

Softrock Ensemble RXTX
Built for 40m-30m-20m, this kit was obtained from KB9YIG. His webshop is at

Xiegu X1M Platinum 5-Band QRP Transceiver
A compact QRP rig from China. Ideal for /P operation

Wouxun KG-UV950PL
A quad band (6m/4m/2m/70cm) radio used as my VHF/UHF FM base station.

TYT MD-390
A waterproof version of the MD-380 70cm DMR/FM handheld for getting a start with digital comms.

Tesla RF-10
This is a cold war era FM portable Czech military radio that covers the 6m band

Built from a kit, this is a QRP HF SDR rig.  This will replace the X1M

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