This special raffle consists of the following spectacular Icom IC-705 package. This radio, automatic antenna tuner, carrying cages, and more. This package costs well over $3,000. For 2023 we have added a Rig Expert antenna analyzer, a Bengali Traveler Morse Code Key, an end-fed antenna, and more. Raffle tickets are only $20, with only 300 tickets sold.
This package contains the following:
- ICOM IC-705 – 5-watt HF (10 watts with external battery), plus VHF/UHF
- Red Anodized Peovi carry cage for the ICOM IC-705 radio
- Peovi Red Anodized full wrap add-on for the carry cage
- Lexan Peovi front cover for the carry cage
- ICOM IC-AH705 Compact Antenna Tuner for the IC-705
- WINDCAMP RC-2 Quick Release Antenna Support for ICOM 705
- M5Stack Core2 ESP32 IoT Development Kit – External wireless connected display
- Universal Spring Cable Clamp (2 pcs) MD2418
- New for 2023!!! – Peovi NATO Rail – Rig from the top
- New for 2023!!! – QRP mini SWR/Power Meter – Inline power meter up to 11 watts, 1.6 MHz – 30 MHz
- New for 2023!!! – Begali Traveler Morse Code CW Key
- New for 2023!!! – RigExpert Stick 500 Antenna Analyzer
- New for 2023!!! – 15′ RG-174 Coax cable
- New for 2023!!! – VHF/UHF pull out Antenna
- New for 2023!!! – AA5KD End Fed Half Wave (EFHW) Portable Antenna
All of this is assembled, tested, and ready to use. This full-blown amateur radio station contains everything you need to operate on the HF and VHF/UHF bands. You can use the microphone to operate either SSB or FM. The top-of-the-line Begali Traveler Morse Code CW key will let you run CW smoothly. You can plug your computer into the USB connector or use the wireless connections to operate all digital modes. The radio has a built-in battery that will output 5 watts of power; connecting it to a 12 VDC power source will output 10 watts of power.
The winner of this prize does not have to be present to win, and the winner will be announced at the 2023 Ham Holiday Hamfest.