|Pelican 1400 case (Click to enlarge each)|
This made the driven wire about 28 ft. long. For the KX1, the automatic antenna tuner is designed to match to a wire around 24-28 ft. and a counterpoise about 16 ft. long according to Elecraft Each windup antenna had its connectors cutoff and a banana plugs attached in its place. This plug fits the BNC-Binding Post Adapter. The other antenna I wanted to bring along was the
|The radio lineup|
|KX1 all snuggled in for the trip|
The last order of business before I go is to take some time and get re-acquainted with the KX1 it has been some time since I have used it on the air.