W0JWD

This is a vanity call sign which used to belong to my Father. KK4ONJ was my origonal assigned call. I obtained my Technician class license in 2013 and my General Class in 2014. I expect to upgrade to Extra Class.


Baofeng UV-5RA handheld 4W 2m/440mhz

Ham shack.


Yaesu FT-857D HF/VHF/UHF 100watt transceiver and AT-100PRO-II tuner from HRO


Diamond CP22E 2m 2x5/8 WAVE vertical antenna from www.randl.com works well on both 2M and 70cm. Mounted on a 10' mast above my chimney.


Strung between two trees in my backyard for high frequency use G5RV (80m-6m wire antenna) Pro ZS6BKW Optimized with 1:1 Balun ZS80B


For portable use I have an MFJ mini-dipole which takes two Hamtennas (hamsticks). I have a pair of sticks for 10-15-20 and 40 meters. These are the same sticks that can mount to a trunk mount on my car for mobile use.

I have a field tripod which is made of army surplus GP tent poles and extends up to 31' in ~4' increments.


I also have a 2m/70cm Jpole which can mount on the tripod above the HF mini-dipole. Bought from ebay seller 6-star.

Also have an MFJ 2m/70cm Hamtenna and trunk mount for mobile use

I use LM400 coax cable for all my external cable runs at the home qth. For portable use I use the LM400 to the vhf/uhf jpole and use LM200 for my HF portable MFJ mini-dipole

Power Supply:
I have a Mean Well 30amp 12v switching power supply.

North Georgia Amateur Radio Club, W4QQ