.Radio Station on Board Chemical Tanker M/V M.P GRACE/ELBG. Running at that time From Tampa, Florida USA to Santos Brazil and Port of Spain in Trinidad. Picture taken in 1.977. I was 25 years Old. Hello to everybody visiting this page. I am a Former Radio Electronics Officer from the Merchant Navy. Now Retired since 2nd July 2012. I was sailing for almost 14 years all over the world in diferent kind of ships except for passengers ships. Then after giving up sailing, I was working at the Spanish maritime Mobile service network at the Coast Radio Stations as Radio Officer too, in Madrid/EAD, Barcelona/EAB and Valencia/EAV.
Member for life of The CW Operators Club. CWops ID#1048
Description of my Radio shack:
Transceivers: ICOM - 746. ICOM - 756 Pro 2. Yaesu FT- 990 AC.
Linear Amplifier: Ameritron AL-811
Antennas: vertical CUSHCRAFT MA5V Which works from Ten to Twenty meters.
Full Size Inverted V Dipole G5RV.
Hexbeam antenna 2 Elements Yagi on Each band, from 6 to 20 meters. Broadband design by G3TXQ
Antenna Rotator: Yaesu G-450C
Keys: Vibroplex Square Racer Magnetic Return. Begali Signature magnetic return. Begali Simplex and Vibroplex Bug.
QSL Cards OK VIA LoTW, Direct and QRZ.com.
Hobbies and activities: Ham radio, Cycling, gardening, reading and learning languages .
Road Bike: Look Frame 595 pro team full carbon. Wheels CAMPAGNOLO SHAMAL ULTRA two Way Fit Tubeless. Group Campagnolo Record 10 speeds. Thank you for visiting this page and I hope to contact you on air. Best 73.
Launching of the Spanish Oil tanker "URQUIOLA" Call letters: EGEY . This Photo was taken in November 1.973 in the Port of Bilbao, North of Spain. I was on board as Apprentice Radio Officer doing my practice days of navigation.
Begali Signature and Vibroplex. Both Magnetic Return Keys.
Begali Simplex key using springs.
HEXBEAM ANTENNA Broadband design by G3TXQ and Built by Waldi/SP7IDX
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