QRZ.COM
ad: tentec
Please login help/register
callsign: password: secure login
Database News Forums Swapmeet Resources Contact
 12:32:03 UTC 23 Apr 2014 
Advanced Search Current Hot Callsigns XML Logbook Data QSL ListMaker Database Downloads DX Spotting Network Ham Club Database QSL Corner Top Web Contacts Expired Callsigns Daily Update Reports Just Added Callsigns Database Help Forum
Amateur Radio News General Announcements Special Events, Contests, etc. Hamfests and Conventions Silent Keys Headlines
Forums Home Discussions, Editorials, Talk Technical Forums Logging and Contesting RV and Mobile Help Forums
Ham Radio Gear for Sale Ham Made Gear General Merchandise Swapmeet Hot List Ham to Ham References Stolen Radios, Scams and Rip-offs
Site Menu... Practice Amateur Radio Exams Amateur Radio Study Guides Online License Renewals License Wall Certificates Commercial Ham Radio Links DX Country Atlas Grid Mapper Ham Radio Trivia Quiz Life Member Honor Roll
Help Desk, for accounts, lost passwords, etc. Add your callsign to QRZ Subscription Services Users Help Forum Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ QRZ en Espanol Privacy Statement Advertise with QRZ List of Current Advertisers About QRZ Donate to QRZ Contact us
ad: L-HROutlet
ad: l-assoc
ad: l-AmericanRadio
ad: l-BCInc
ad: l-gcopper
ad: l-tentec
ad: l-rl
ad: l-Waters
ad: l-innov
  QSL image for G4PKP

G4PKP England flag England

Login is required for additional detail.


[+] Mailing label


[-]

Lookups:   24511 Ham Member

Email: Login required to view QSL: BUREAU OR DIRECT

Hi, and thanks for the visit. I've been licensed since 1982 after serving in the British Army in Hong Kong for 3 years as a dog trainer with the R.A.V.C. and then 11 years in the Merchant Navy wandering the world in cruise liners. After being sacked (fired) from my last ship, for showing pornographic movies to American tourists, I opened a photgraphic studio in Liverpool in 1968 and then wandered the world again, photographing heads of state and peasantry for portraiture and wedding photography,(not neccessarily in that order!}. I bought my present QTH, a farmhouse with 2 acres of land (nearest neighbour 1 mile away) after falling out with a previous neighbour over TVI when I lived in semi-detached suburbia! Present radio setup include the following as of Jan. 2012. Radios are Kenwood TS 870s, Icom IC 745 and an as new,Yaesu FT 101E!! (Still my favourite). Present antennae are an 80 mtr. vertical delta loop at 73 ft. with tuned feeders, a dipole at 45ft and in June I installed a full sized 80 meter ground plane, but until DX comes along big time, I'll reserve judgement on that one! At the end of August 2012 I installed a 40 metre vertical Delta loop on a 40foot telescopic fibreglass mast , results remain to be seen. Since the 23rd. Sep. 2012, I've put up a 40 metre ground plane on the fibre glass mast, results for DX yet to be seen, or heard! Also have an end fed 50 mtr. wire which works surprisingly well. My big tuner is a TAU/Capco which weighs about 10 kgs. Linears are a Heatherlite Explorer (5 band,with two Eimac 3-500Z's), In July, I obtained an Amp Supply LK 500ZC linear(6 band ,two 3-500z's) and put it into service on July 30th. So now I've sold a little Yaesu FL 2100Z . My main interests are ragchewing and DXing on 80 mtrs and I'm usually to be found on 3.786/3.789 every evening around 21:30z/22:00z.

I have 6 p60 Versatowers and 2 P40's but only 2  P 60's are in commission at the moment until the wx improves! My other interests are Classic cars, sea fishing and golf but it seems that the more golf I play, the worse I get so have left it alone for a few months so I can improve! I went QRT about Christmas 1997 after one of my towers bent in half Christmas Eve. I returned to the bands in August 2011 and usually only use the other bands for phone contests but even then, with limited participation. Attached is a sample picture of part of an exhibition I put on to promote my work as a portrait photographer. Recently Sep. 13 started dabbling in data modes, RTTY, PSK31 etc with an Isotherm interface by G3LIV and Airlink Express by KR1ST but don't think it will ever replace SSB!

Please, please,do not eqsl, I have all sorts of problems with this. If you need or want a qsl, Buro is fine or direct. No LOTW or EQSL thanks folks. QSL by QRZ.com is fine with no problems!

 

 

Last modified: 2014-03-28 19:31:57, 4406 bytes

Login Required

Login is required for additional detail.

You must be logged in to file a report on this page

Please login now...

Currently updating logbook display.
ad: giga-db
Copyright © 2014 by QRZ.COM
Wed Apr 23 12:32:03 2014 UTC
CPU: 0.041 sec 36406 bytes mp