Thank you for looking me up - can you see your flag?
I was licenced back in 1981 but only recently returned to the hobby after a long break.
I bought a Yaesu FT270 in October 2010 and took it up to the Lake District at Christmas/New Year, where I discovered WOTA
The photo below was taken in June 2012 and shows me using a home made 2m/70cm end-fed co-axial dipole to
On my latest trip to the Lake District (March/April 2013) I was able to activate 9 summits. The following picture was
The following video was taken on the same day on Wandope and shows me activating this summit for Wainwrights on the air:
On a previous trip to the Lake District, I took some video during a therrmal inversion, letting us walk above the clouds:
At home, I'm using a Yaesu FT-857 mainly on 40, 20, 15, 10, 6 and 2 meter bands.
Below is my newly decorated and furnished office - can you spot the Yaesu FT-857?
I really enjoy building simple aerials. Here are some photos of my nested dipoles, delta loops (6m and 10m on the same pole).
I have great fun operating push-bike mobile on 2m/70cm using an end-fed co-axial dipole .
I also built an end fed co-axial dipole for 6m, seen here on top of my car:
Hope to hear from you soon.
73 - David
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