My name is Ricky and my QTH is Southport but i'm originally from Liverpool and I also hold the Callsign G1VWL .
I QSL via LOTW , eQSL.cc , HAMLOG , Direct upon receipt and also thru the bureau 100%.
I run a Yaesu FT-1000MP MkV Field on 20m 17m 15m 12m & 10m , a 200w Yaesu FT-1000D on 80m 60m 40m 30m 20m 17m 15m 12m and 10m, an Icom 746 on 2m and 6m Vertical and a Yaesu FT-847 for data on 4m & 6m, along an Icom 207H for 70cms
i also run an Ameritron AL-811 HXCE Linear Amplifier thru the MkIV Field.
Antennae are a TGM MQ-3 Minibeam for 20m, 15m, 10m & 6M , Western HF-10 Multi Band Di-pole for 80m thru to 10m, a Comet H-422 for 40, 20, 15 and 10m, a Converted D3W rotary dipole for 17m and 12m and a Dual Band 4 Element beam by Innovantennas for 4m & 6m all mounted on a 35ft 3 section wind up tower and a Diamond X2000 for 6, 2 and 70cms, homemade dipole for 60m
I have a Homemade Data interface switching box which allows the use of the HF sets on all data modes at the flick of a switch, and a G4ZLP interface for datamodes on 4m & 6m. ThreePC's running Logger32 ,DM780 and WSJT with 5 widescreen monitors
I use the Heil HMM hand microphone with HC4and HC5 inserts on the FT-1000D, and the Heil Pro set with HC-4 on the FT-1000MP MkV with footswitch.