SOTA Kit

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Radio

TX/RX – FT-817 power output 5 Watts & MTR-3B 2.5Watts
Antenna – 60/40/20 and 40/30/20 linked dipoles
Battery – 4.2Ah LiFePO4 & 400mAh LiPo
Mast – 7m fibreglass fishing pole
Morse Key – Palm Paddle
VHF – VX-8 & VX-170 + RSS Vertical Dipole

Navigation

Garmin GPSMAP-64

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Typical Activation Set-up

The telescopic mast is seen attached to the trig point.  On top of the trig is the FT-817 with mic and palm paddle attached.  At the base of the trig is my rucksack with the RSS (Ruck Sack Special) attached.