Born in 1942 first licensed 1958 in Leicester very keen in 160m dx have worked WAC on 160. Had a 94 foot loaded vertical on that band in the 70's. Became interested in two meter repeaters in 70's and built GB3CF at Markfield. Was married to "LULU" G3WDA who used to work cw on 7mhz.
Now divorced don't have the 94ft vertical anymorei. built GB3PC a 2m repeater in Portsmouth, and maintained GB3SR and GB3BR. Had a stroke in 1989 and did not work for a while. I was a taxi driver then, but not working currently. I had a minor heart attack in March 2005 and another in May 2005 went into QA Hospital locally waited 8 weeks for quad heart bypass which I had in Southampton on July 1st 2005. Was home on July 15th with daily nursing care
Now . now 71 yrs old NOV 2013
I moved 2 yrs ago to ground floor flat with a 70ft tree in garden have a 66ft vertical for 80m in tree with small radials,
FOR 160m Have inverted L at 70ft with75ft off wire between two 70ft treestotal145ft ,to L network at base.and small radials.
and 40m dipole for chat.20-m vertcal antenna used for 40m dx .Postage stamp 33ft garden
Seems better location BUT,lot of local noise from plasma tv and noisy switched mode power supplies
RADIO FT950 and ACOM 1000 amp ,
have fibre optic 120 meg broadband now
Pleased to have reports to evaluate antenna to email@example.com just put NEW invertted L for WINTER DX NOVEMBER 13
REPORTS WOULD BE APPRECIATED
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