The new shack desk


I thought I’d catch it before it all goes wrong with too much stuff on it! The only enhancement it needs is a full size rig (or two)

Alex Hill, G7KSE, is a regular contributor to and writes from Cumbria, UK. Contact him at [email protected].

7 Responses to “The new shack desk”

  • Paul W3FIS:

    What is the gadget on the right???

    73 /paul W3FIS

  • Mike G4KXQ:

    Looks like an Arduino driving an LCD on a breadboard.

    More info required please

  • George W4GFA:

    Nice desktop Alex! Please remember to take another pix when you get the two full-size rigs in place. Looks like the only way you can go is up.
    And…what is that strange looking device on the right side? 73

  • Stefano IZ3NVR-KD2BGM:

    Nice new shack, now fill it 🙂

  • Don’t worry it’ll be full of bits and pieces in no time at all. I thought I’d take the snap to remind myself of what was underneath all that useful ‘stuff’ in a couple of weeks time.

    The minimal look isn’t right for ham radio.

    For Paul and Mike, the collection of wires on the right is my shack clock. Its a MSF60Khz receiver, Arduino Uno and LCD unit still on its breadboard. Quite a nice little project that I have lined up for the club once I’ve established a few construction evenings.

  • Mike VE3WDM:

    Good evening Alex, a good ham shack is one that have room to grow and grow….it’s what birthday’s and Christmas are for!! Looks great!

  • I’ve got the room, now all I need is a lottery win or rich relative to sudden pop up and offer to fill it for me 😉

    I was very keen on a Hermes but budget isn’t there at the moment. I’ll have to do some more overtime

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