A collection of photo albums for the station

Click on a photo or hyperlink to view an album.
STATION DESIGN

The 3 towers are positioned in a 60 Meter triangle. They are labeled as the East West and South towers.

SWITCHING and CONTROL DESIGN

Diagrams of the interface boxes and circuits used to help automate the station.

TOWER MANUFACTURING

The first two towers were installed in an 8 day period.
of Morocco.

YAGI CONSTRUCTION 10 15 20

Yagi construction started in the spring of 2002.

YAGI CONSTRUCTION 40

The three 40M yagis are all short yagis.

YAGI CONSTRUCTION 80

The 2 el 80 meter yagi project was started in April 2003.

ROTATING 160 DIPOLE CONSTRUCTION

The 1 el 160M project was started in April 2003.

EAST AND WEST TOWER ERECTION

The first two towers were installed in an 8 day period.

SIDEMOUNTS

Sidemounts were used to reduce the number of towers

SOUTH TOWER ERECTION

The tower is 45 Meters high. This tower was painted prior to installation.

YAGI INSTALLATION 10 15 20

Sidemounts were used to reduce the number of towers

YAGI INSTALLATION 40

There are 3 rotating 40M yagis, all at different heights.

YAGI INSTALLATION 80

The 2 EL 80M yagi was installed in September 2003

ROTATING DIPOLE INSTALLATION 160

The 160M rotating dipole was installed in September 2003

160M PHASED VERTICALS

A 2 element array for 160M

160M SHUNT FED VERTICAL

This vertical is a top performer.

K9AY RX Antennas

Receive antennas consisting of 2 K9AY Loop antennas

BEVERAGE DESIGN

Single wire, BiDirectional and staggered beverage design details

SINGLE WIRE BEVERAGES

Photos of early beverages

PHASED BEVERAGES

Staggered phased beverages.

SHACK INTERIOR LEFT POSITION

The Radio Shack construction was finished in Sep. 2002

SHACK INTERIOR RIGHT POSITION

Backup and guest operating position

SHACK EXTERIOR

Photos of the shack interface boxes and circuits.

SWITCHING AND CONTROL

Photos of the shack interface boxes and circuits.

FEEDLINES

There are ~30 feedlines. Most feedlines are H1000 Coax. All RF switching is done inside of the shack.

INSTALLATION TOOLS

Tools used to build and maintain the CN2R station

EMERGENCY POWER

A 17KW 3 phase generator provides emergency power.

WORK CREW

A few photos of the people who provided all of the construction help at the station.

CHARKI

1985-2005 RIP

   

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