Mast Install

Installed 3 5ft masts on the side of my house for future antenna projects. Used a 10ft and a 5ft section of Unistrut bolted to the fascia and the supporting structure behind it. Temporarily installed my Diamond dual band antenna for testing with my cheap handheld.

Attic Exit

Working on the path coax will take from my radio closet to the roof. I was able to cut out the protective screen on the backside of this vent then I added some cable loom to soften the metal edge at the bottom of the vent. Next I added some explaining foam with a sticky… Continue reading Attic Exit

Antenna Move

Due to interference from my engine on VHF I had to move the antenna mount to the back of the car and swap the antenna for a shorter more flexible model. The antenna clears my garage door by half an inch.

Sleeve Kit Install

Installed a sleeve kit that will support future coax runs to the roof. All the radios will be installed in the closet and operated remotely over my network or the internet.

Icom ID-5100A Install Part 1

Installed the antenna then ran the coax and the power cable through the firewall. The radio body is temporarily sitting on the floor in front of the passenger seat.