QSL Processing: I preferring LoTW and / or E.QSL (AG) + CLUBLOG, the fastest and best way to confirm QSOs !
When paper QSL needed via the bureau, I will send back paper QSL via the bureau if requested !
!! If you send QSL direct please note that's included a SAE or a self-adhesive address label !!
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LX/DF2SD, in several times every year. Also active upon LX8M
QSL via LoTW, e.QSL (AG) and if needed paper QSL direct (with sufficient return postage) or bureau.
VACATION 2012 and 2014 - AUSTRIA, Kaernten (Carinthia) by OE8/DF2SD/p
VACATION 2011, 2013 and 2015 - DENMARK, FANO ISLAND by OZ/DF2SD
HAM RADIO 2014 - FRIEDRICHSHAFEN / GERMANY
always an opportunity to meet old and new friends
HAM RADIO 2012 - FRIEDRICHSHAFEN / GERMANY
DF2SD + JA5AQC Masaru San (the Date on Photos is wrong) OH6KN Veijo + DF2SD
DL1DTL Klaus + my WAG 2011 Trophy + DF2SD L06 meeting: DJ7EC Hauke + DF2SD + DF2OF Matthias
DF2SD + English Friends + DL1YFF Hans-Juergen The Friday in the evening: RRDXA Meeting
My rigs: ICOM IC-7400, Kenwood TS-480 SAT.
external power Amplifier : AMERITRON AL-80B (10m included, with 3-500Z tube for 1KW HF Power)
Microphones: HEIL Headset Pro Set Elite with Icom element, HEIL Headset Pro-Micro with HC-6 electret element, ICOM HM-36, Kenwood MC-43.
For Digital Modes: MICROHAM DIGI KEYER
Rotators: HAM IV, KENPRO KR-450XL
using switching power supplies, adjustable 0-15V, with a duration power max. of 28 to 60A output.
for the Power and SWR control I prefer DAIWA meters.
For contesting I prefer my MFJ Voice-Keyer 434B. An excellent audio quality is his strongest point, and in connection with the MFJ-73 Remote Control easy and quick controllable.
VHF UHF : NIL
6m : 5 Element Tonna at 10m Aluminium Tower
10m - 15m - 20m : OPTIBEAM OB7-3
(12m and 17m running tuned as well)
30m : E-ANTENNAS Rotary Dipole
40m : vertical Delta Loop (homebrewed) ,
and sometimes I build in addition a vertical quarter wave with two radials for a better performance to east, here with my 12 meter high GFK Spiderbeam pole where the feed point is 2 meter over the ground, a very helpful support. I using enameled copper wire with 1,2 millimeter thickness.
80m : fullsize Dipole (homebrewed)
160m : NIL
About me :
I made my first licence in April 2009 (E-Class with DO6SD) and upgraded in December 2010 to Class A. Radio was always a passion to me and finally I put the crown of all with the HAM licence. When the time it allowed I try to catch new DXCC / WAE entities (307 worked currently) and IOTA's (510 IOTA worked currently) and of course new Radio Friends in the whole world. The short wave is my "playground" hi and I try on 8 bands my best luck. My antenna situations for the low bands are not the best (beaming south/north) but it's always better to have a fullsize wire in the air as somewhat shortened. So far I try to use in turns homebrewed Loops, Dipoles and Vertical Quarter Waves for the 30m, 40m and 80m band, just what my little garden will bear so and as long as my neighbors still smiling. The 6m Band is for me interesting as well so my first steps have been made with a homebrewed 2 Element Quad out from 4m hight into EA8, that was my farthest distance. 160m Band isn't possible because of too little space for reasonably suitable antennas. During my vacation, mostly in Summer, I try to run some little activations like SOTA or IOTA or some other european countries where I have always with me my great helping family.
My passions belong to contesting and DXing. My favourite band is the 10m band. It is amazing what opportunities it offers, also within the eleven-years cycles.
I hope we meet us soon on the frequency - wherever it will be ;-)
vy 73 de Dieter.
Federal State North Rhine Westphalia
( Nordrhein Westfalen )
My Job :
I am mechanical engineer by profession (technology development), and work as a logistics manager in my company.
Denmark 2011 - Fano Island ************************************** Austria 2012 - Carinthia (Kaernten)
Denmark 2013 - Fano Island
Austria 2014 - Carinthia (Kaernten)
Working ARRL SSB Contest at DR1A
My QSL Cards (own design)
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