G6NNS operates on HF bands from Portsmouth (WAB SU60 Maidenhead Locator IO90lt ) on the south coast of England.
Also as GW6NNS from Pentraeth (WAB SH57 Maidenhead Locator IO73vh ) on the island of Anglesey in North Wales.
G6NNS/M HF, VHF, UHF from a 50ft 18 tonne steel narrowboat at various locations on inland waterways throughout England and VHF/UHF from my car.
Can you see the twigs for the trees? This is sometimes the setup on my boat.
Icom IC-706 MkII
Homebrew 15mtr quaterwave vertical.
Homebrew 20mtr inverted V at 7mts up on fibregalss pole.
Homebrew 6mtr quarterwave vertical on magmount.
Homebrew 80mtr mobile whip on magmount (almost a dummy load! Must try harder!)
Homebrew VHF/UHF flower pot co-linear (VK2ZOI).
51foot, 18 tonne, steel narrow boat, NB Rooster.
Home QTH in Portsmouth at 4Mtrs ASL.
Icom IC-706 MkII
All home brew antennas including :-
home made ATU with 5 way antenna switch, Cross needle power/SWR meter & 300w dummy load.
Small Magnetic Loop for 30/20/17/15.
Horizontal wire Loop for 160 through 6 metres with ribbon feed.
80 Mtr Helical Wound Vertical.
9 Element LFA Yagi for 2 metres.
12 element dual band coax colinear for 2 meter and seventy centimeters.
15mm copper halo for 6 mtrs.
I'm now also using SIM_PSK http://www.on4nb.be/sim.htm on various bands.
The FOC president Bob Whelan, G3PJT, has created the following simple DX Code of Conduct. If we all pull together to improve standards then we will all be able to work more DX and have more fun on-the-air
DX CODE OF CONDUCT
1. I will listen and listen and then listen some more
More information is available at the FOC website http://www.g4foc.org/conduct, in March 2010 QST, at http://www.g4ifb.com/html/dxing.html#PileupTips and in more detail at http://www.on4ww.be/OperatingPracticeEnglish.html
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