The shack was built by me in 2008. It is 3.66m x 2.44m and fully insulated. It's located about 150m from the QTH (so my XYL has to walk, hi hi). Everything in the shack runs off a solar power system.
since August 2012 the Yaesu FT 2000D is my prefered piece of equipment.
I'm using a Heil Proset Plus as microphone. Seems to work pretty good. (www.heilsound.com)
The Backup Rig
is a Yaesu FT 897D. I really like it. The only down part is the "Mickey Mouse" display. Using the HAM RADIO DELUX program on my computer solved this problem. More information www.ham-radio-deluxe.com
The linear is Acom 1010. It's set on 600W output due to the limited power of my solar system.
It does 800W with no problem. More Information www.arraysolutions.com
#1 and my absolute favourite is the T10 a 10 element log periodic. Covers 20m up to 10m and sits on 21m . More information www.tennadyne.com.
#2 is 160m skywire (square loop) multiband antenna 12m high. Designed according to the ARRL Antenna Book and http://www.k5rcd.org/hor%20loop%20instruct.htm thanks Randy.
#3 is a Optibeam OB 2-40 2 element Yagi for 40m. More information www.optibeam.de
#4 is a Optibeam OB 6-6 6 element Yagi for 6m about 4m below the T10