Hello to all DX'er ,
My name 's Fred , I was born in 1972 and I live in S W part of France in dept 82 (Tarn & Garonne) in the city of VALENCE D'AGEN (5150 aprox. people live in ) in locator JN04KC , It's located 80 kms north west from TOULOUSE and 160 kms south east from BORDEAUX . I 'm married to Christine and we've a daughter Louise born in 2003, our new house (since april 2013) is located not so far from down town near the rail road at 68 meters from sea level. Not so far from our location you can visit one of the most beautiful village " AUVILLAR " ,(5 kms) you can find more info via the link under the square foto . My others hobbies are enjoyed off road and playing music , I'm piannist and trumpetist since I was 5 years old ; playing on Yamaha Keybords Pdp -400 and psr - S550 . Trumpets're Yamaha , Stomvie -made in Spain -(similar than silver bach and more metallic sound nice for jazz and salsa !!!!).
Weather station from Valence d'Agen real time : www.awekas.at/fr/instrument.php?id=4315
Valence d 'Agen " fountain square in front of the church "
Valence d'Agen " les lavoirs de la ville " (the first was made approx. in 1880 )
Valence d 'Agen " square "
Valence d' Agen " the chruch " and the old hospital
Auvillar " la halle aux grains " ....... www.Auvillar.com
Chateau de Bardigues (10 kms from home )( XIV �century and XVIII � century ) propriety of " Lamotte Cadillac " most famous for be the " founder of DETROIT city in the USA " where the cadillac motors are manufactured . He was born a few kms from here in " Saint Nicolas de la grave " (10kms) where is the " Cadillac museum " with a big meeting of cars each year..........
this is the first armorial who are on the castle .
this is the first blazon you can find on the first Cadillac cars .
I'm qrv on HAM bands since 2004 with my first call " F0ELR " (only vhf and 10w) . I receive my class 2 (hf) in september 2009 , my new call is F4ELR , I hope to contact you soon or once again , thanks to come on my personal page .
I 'm " R.E.F QSL manager " for my dept (82) , no probelms for qsl'ing via buro , if you prefer direct qsl it's ok , with NO IRC or SAE , I can put one stamp on the letter !!!!!! The Radio is an HOBBIE not " commercials activities !!!!! "
I'm QSL manager for F4HND - F5JMH - F5LNT - (via REF bureau).
!!!!! NEW NEW NEW June 2016 !!!! QSL manager for Youssef CN8YZ via REF bureau , direct with SAE , IRC or 1USD( merci Youssef pour ta confiance).
# QSL n°1 & 2 -2009-2013
# QSL n°3 - since 2014
# QSL n°4 - since 2014
working HF with :
- Icom IC 751 (100w) + SM8 + SP3 + PS15 + AT100 (not in use) + gp HF4 BTV (10 to 40 meters,15cms from the ground + 8 wires radials from 2.50m to 10m long into the ground ) + Long Wire 27 meters long at 5 meters up tunned by home made manual box (made in F5MQP my uncle ) into an old 15amp power supply see photos below.
- Icom IC 7410 (100w) + sp 21 + sm 30 + V beam CREATE 730 V1 (7-14-21-28 mhz)
- Icom IC 575 (10 w) + SM8 + SP950 + linear SL-500s 120w for 10 meters + Solarcom A99
- that ' all for the HF !!!!
!!!!!!!!!! Active on 6 meters from JN04KC .......!!!!!!!!! NEW Band since 02/2013 !!!!!!!!! CQCQCQCQCQCQ...........
Enjoy DX FM on 29.600 call frequency and QSY 29.500or29.220 +/- qrm. Time to time stand by on New york repeater 29.620 FM.
Hello from the roof of our new house (04/2013)..... just ready (since june 2013) on 6 and 2 meters ssb (Yagi x 5 elements home made with old 27 mhz yagi souvenirs hi !!!!! and 9 elements 3.40 boom home made) ; in the back the " ABC22 " Comet 2 x 5/8 vhf .
There are my " GP ".......on the left the 4BTV (Hustler) 10/15/20/40 m 15 cms up from the ground 8 radials into the grass and on the right : the Solarcom Antron A99 on a little tower 4.00 m up from ground . I worked�228 DXCC since 2009/09/07 with only 100w !!!!!!!!!!! ( cmfd 180 with paper QSL's ).
Since 07/08/2015 the A99 is replace by V dipole 730 v 1 from CREATE , not rotary for the moment.
The Antron A99 came back upper the V dipole on 16/08/2015 for test , the two antennas work very good with no difference on SWR for each , still 1.1 to 1.5 for the A99 from 21 to 28 mhz , and 1.1 to 1.4 for each band on the V dipole just on 7 mhz I had to adjust the radial from 1224 m/m to 1160 m/m with 100 khz 1.2 swr. The base antenna is 5 meters up.
V dipole CREATE 730 V 1 ( 90° position ) bearing 120-300°c + A99 on the right the 4BTV on ground.
working VHF & 6 meters with :
- Icom IC 275 H (100w) + SM 8 + SP-31 + 9 elements home made yagi system + RX pream. Icom AG 25 .
- Icom IC 27 H (5/45w) + SP21 + Comet ABC 22 Gp 2x 5/8 .
- Icom IC7410 (100w) + SM30 + SP21 + 5 elements yagi ( home made with old Tagra HA05 27 mhz souvenirs hi !!! ).
- Icom IC575A (10w) + SM8 + SP950 + wire dipole home made
- Icom IC 2200 H + disconne antenna for receiving AIR band .
enjoy mobile radio with :
- Icom IC 706 mk 2 and monobands antennas by Comet chs14 (95cms) + chs 7 (1.30 m) + Lemm AT 1700 (28 mhz) only enjoy 3 hf bands and vhf comet 1/2 wave dual band or Comet CA-285 5/8 wave 2 m and 1/4 wave on 6 m . (soon I will test 15 and 17meters ) .
more info and photos by mail with a lot of pleasure via : firstname.lastname@example.org
Home made Long Wire tune box (tnx F5MQP.... my uncle) in an old 15amp power supply ,
very nice job !!! enjoy with from 160 to 10 meters with 27 meters electric wire at 5 meters up from ground.
This is my mobile station IC706mk2 + Comet csh14 (14mhz) 98 cms long + 1/4 vhf home made
using only monoband antennas for hf (10/15/6 m) , pwr approx +/- 80w hf - 20w vhf.
This is my other hobbie , playing keybord and trumpet , down a Yamaha PDP 400 first full numeric keybord in the 90's with 8 pist sequencer , up the Yamaha PSR S-550 . I begun to learn music when I was 5 years old.
My real job's piano tunner since the 90's. Working today in a hand made shop. (bricolage).
Here's Christine (my love) and Louise (our daughter) at the " Quinconces square " in Bordeaux with special wine foutain for vintage season in september .
Best regards Tarn & Garonne " flag ".
73 " s Fred .
Here is Dubai ( A6 ) our pacific dog in holidays looking for young guys hi !!!!!!!
Here's one of the best radio line in ham world , I'm realy lucky to have one (except the 2- kl )
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