W5FFP's Bla Bla Blog

ECRV 4716 and 4715: From Austin to D.C.

leave a comment »

 

External shot of 4716 in Shenandoah National Park:

These trucks have gasoline engines instead of diesel. Note the absence of the Pneumatic mast this gives it a much lower center of gravity.

Closeup of the front console:

P.A., Vertex low band, Icom IC-7000, Midland C.B., Bearcat Scanner and the Nextel, Satellite, and analog phones.

Rear View Camera Monitor:

One camera shows the view of the rear and another faces the Vsat dish, shure makes backing up easier.

 

Rear Panel:

Back here the most notable differences in the new version are the rack mounted server PC and a Yaesu FT-8800 VHF/UHF ham radio instead of the Kenwood TS-2000. The upper right has a flat screen monitor for the server

 This is the auto pointing Vsat dish

 The "Airport Shuttle"

Mike gave us a quick tour of headquarters and then the capitol on the way to the airport

 

 

 

 

 

Advertisements

Written by w5ffp

November 18, 2007 at 4:17 am

Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: