Licensed in August of 1968 at the age of 16. Studied RF engineering and received a PhD in radar technologies.
After leaving university professional career with Rockwell-Collins, Motorola, Bosch, Alcatel and Philips Electronics.
Now retired and still enjoying ham radio, especially on low-band DXing. YL on QSL photo is my daughter Jennifer (DO7BVB, now a master student in electrical engineering, focus on antenna design).
DARC, ARRL, GDXF (German DX Foundaton)
Station setup as of December 2013:
XCVR: IC-7800, IC-9100
PA: ACOM 2000A, PW1-EU
ANT: UB-50 at 65 ft (3 el. Beam 6 - 20 m, Diple 30 - 40 m)
Low-bands TX: 66 ft Vertical with 4 x 24 ft Capacity Hat
Low-bands RX: K9AY Terminated Loop, 2 Reversible Beverages ea 420 ft, AS-SAL-20 -8 direction RX Loop System
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