The new shack
I am re-equiping the shack, the place where I tend to spend most of
New hobby table.
I have fully dedicated one room to my fascinating hobby. First of
all I built a sturdy hobby table to later house my equipment and provide a
work surface to take things apart for testing.
I am not a carpenter so I made sure the hobby table is built to last!
Notice (in the background) that I have provided plenty of electrical
sockets and even a cable guide for the coax!
I carry a lot of "old" equipment with me: radio sets, test gear and spare
components. Some still works and some does not. In the process of
equipping my shack I plan to retest this equipment and repair where
possible or keep it for spares (some might call it junk).
I prefer older radios and test equipment because it tends to be more
straightforward in layout and the buttons do exactly what they are supposed
to do. In my opinion such equipment can be a big and box-like with a clean
and well designed front, a built-in power supply and solid feet so that it can
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