Transceivers

The following transceivers have been owned and used by Hans Sundgren.

Yaesu FT-817, portable transceiver
FT-817 transceiver
Technical data
  • Type: Mutli-mode, wide coverage, low power transceiver
  • Frequency range: 0.1–470 MHz
  • Modes: USB, LSB, CW, AM, FM, digital
  • Batteries: 8 x AA
  • Dimensions: 135×38×165 mm
  • Weight: 1.2 kg
Documents

pdf Brochure

pdf, restriced Operating manual

Xxxx 2001

A cool little amateur radio station. Battery operated, with all functions Hans needs.

Good
  • All modes, wide frequency range
  • Integrated battery compartment
Bad
  • High power consumption in reception
  • No integrated antenna tuner

 

Hans with transceiver

Ten-Tec Argonaut 509
Technical data
  • Xxxx
Documents

 

January 1988

A former coworker to Hans has this Argonaut for sale and Hans buys it for SEK 1600. The unit is known to have a good receiver and is quite small and can run on 12 V for mobile operation.

Hans connects a small antenna, too small, and starts to send CQ CQ. Nobody answers. The rest of the time the transceiver is used for listening only.

Good
  • Xxxx
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Bad
  • Xxxx
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End of life 19xx

In XXX 199x Hans sells the transceiver to a private person.

Kenwood TH-26E
Technical data
  • Type: Amateur VHF transceiver
  • Frequency range: 144–146 MHz
  • Power output: 5 W
  • Power consumption: Receive 55 mA, Transmit 1.5 A
  • Modes: FM
  • Batteries: Replaceable NiCd battery pack
  • Dimensions: 136×58×30 mm
  • Weight: 380 g
Documents

pdf, restriced Instruction manual

Xxx 19xx

Hans buys the TH-50 as a replacement for the stolen FT-411R. This time he does not mount it in car.

Good
  • Xxxx
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Bad
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In July 1994 Hans uses the transceiver during the activity "Uvbergets hemlighet".

Hans with transceiver

Yaesu FT-411R
Technical data
  • FXxxxx
Documents

 

Xxx 19xx

Hans' first radio-amateur transceiver. He uses it both as a walking-portable device and as a plug-in device in the car, a Golf 1988.

Good
  • Xxxx
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Bad
  • Xxxx
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In July 1991 Hans uses the transceiver when working for O-ringen in Västmanland. And in September 1991 Hans connects the transceiver to a HB9CV antenna and tries fox hunting on 144 MHz.

Hans with transceiver Hans with transceiver

End of life 19xx

In XXX 199x the tranceiver is stolen from the car that is parked in the underground garage in Rönnby, Västerås, Sweden.