My son 18 yrs (living with his mother), playing Deep Purple, The Doors, The Beatles
F4FQI (62 years, SWL at 15, but HAM at 56) : now retired, I worked as a Research and Developpement Technician in an iron plate manufacture. My prefered modes are SSB and PSK.
My shack is at the first floor (3 m x 3 m) and sunny the afternoon :
VHF/UHF : Yaesu FT-7800 (100 W in FM) + 1 vertical antenna 1.5 m
HF/50MHz : Yaesu FT-950 (100 W in SSB / 25 W in PSK) + manual tuner : MFJ-941E
+ dynamic micro : Yaesu MD-200 (a very efficient one !.)
HF/50MHz antenna : home-made FD4 (12 m + 27.2 m / balun 4:1 / in V, from 9.5 m to 2.8 m)
===> (ROS1:1 on 40 m, 17 m, 10m / 1.8:1 on 6 m / 3:1 on 20 m, 15 m / 4:1 on 12 m / 8:1 on 80 m)
PC : Intel Core i3, 3.68 GHz - 4 Go RAM - System 32 bits (home built)
Laser printer : SAMSUNG color CLX-6220FX
And if you have 5 minutes, go and visit the web-sites of :
Historic city of BERGUES (1 mile far from my home), andmy radio-club F8KGS
Charge the 2 free and super HF prediction of propagation programms : HAM CAP & voacap.com
nota : (these two programms work well, only if you fill the rights parameters in "ITS HF" programme)
My second hobby, since 2 years, Painting : (1st : oil paint / 2nd : acrylic paint)
I like walking and riding in countryside, and take pictures of the wild, to paint fhe best ones.
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