K3/100 on the air MV Special Bulletins 
After a 7 month wait, Elecraft K3/100 #224  arrived in kit form on January 13, 2008. Assembly of this software defined transceiver took approximately 10 hours. This radio continues to be a learning experience.  It's a lot of fun to see the rig mature with each software iteration.

For the digital modes, I'm currently using the Navigator, a USB codec designed by Clint Hurd, KK7UQ of US Interface.  This has turned out to be a really excellent soundcard and has enhanced my enjoyment of various digital modes a great deal. will provide links to Special Needs Bulletins posted by Missionary Ventures. For more information, point your browser to Missionary Ventures.
APRS mobile
Shortly before Dayton, 2008, I decided to take the plunge into mobile VHF APRS utilizing the AVMap GeoSat 5 GPS receiver and Kenwood TM-D710A.  This combination worked very well and shortened the 7.5 hour drive to and from Dayton considerably.  There were several stations to talk to on 146.52 simplex and the precise positioning capabilities of APRS made possible a couple of enjoyable eyeball QSOs along the Interstate.  Lots of fun.