Tower trailer naming standards Why Jelly?
As is a local custom, ham radio tower trailers require funny or amusing names. It might be obvious but J is named Jelly to go with peanut butter. A nice grape paint job is in the works before winter…
Jelly is a Ingersoll Rand “brand” tower trailer with generator removed and antenna mount added.
- Comet GP-3 antenna
- 2x 80W solar panels and a charge controller and ~50 AH AGM battery (2018 date)
- 2″ ball with 4 wire lights (working)
- Rolling wheels added (on other side of the bar)
- Powerpole, dual USB, cig lighter power output on board.
- 12 inch vertical clearance for side door.
- Buck converter to 24 volt – Currently 2-4 POE connections
- 5g Rocket on AREDN (channel 180, 10MHZ). KC0LQL-J-5G Cheap Chinese antennas
- Twinslan network Bullet and 5g 8db antenna
- Legacy 2g WRT-54G node on p15 channel 1. KC0LQL-J-2G AREDN 2g/5g and cross-connected with dtd (Ethernet bypass).
- Small LED light for internal illumination
- 2020 ARRL Field Day
- 2020 June VHF Contest
- 2020 ACRC Halloween Special Event station
- 2021 ARRL Field Day