I received my licence in 1966, starting with 50 W in CW and AM. My focus is on DX and Contesting. My Contestcall is DA0I
My favourite mode is CW, beside this I have a microphone and chase also newones in RTTY.
I worked as G5DZG (1981), HB0/DK1II (1970ties and 80ties, V5/DK1II, ZL2III, ZL7II, 3D2II, YJ0AII
I organised and was teamleader of the 7O1YGF dxpedition in 2000.
As team member I participated in the following activities:
5A7A, ZL8X, T32C and hope to join some more dxpeditions.
During my time in New Zealand from 2001 - 2004 I had the pleasure to join the Quartz Hill Group and be part of ZL6QH
Today I live in Lingen/Ems in North West Germany on the country side:
I use at home in contests the call DA0I,
I activated DA0OIL in memory of 100 years offshore oil and gas
My rig at home:
K3+P3+ OM-Power Linear amplifier
Antennas: Optibeam OB 16-5 yagi for 10,12,15,17 and 20 m
Titanex V160S for 160, 80, 40 and 30m matched with Annecke tuner
Dipoles for 160, 80 and 40 m
3 Beverages for receiving on 160-30 m
I am married to Thekla, DK9AI, who has the licence but she is not active on the bands.
I am member of DARC (DOK I08), of HSC (#886), AGCW, BCC, EUDXF (board member), GDXF, CDXC. and ROAR (Rotarians on Amateur Radio)
I look forward to meet you on the bands.
Further hobbies are riding on Icelandic horses, travelling and last but not least my profession as geologist working on oil and gas exploration projects (www.herzford-international.de)
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