Hi, Thanks for looking me up, I have been interested in all forms of radio communications most of my life and it still amazes me. I have now taken to doing most of my HF operating outdoors with /portable and/mobile on my local local beach and have lots of fun working Longpath DX I am also a member of Summits On The Air group.search www.flickr.com/g7oem photostream for pictures.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/realhfmobile/ this site is dedicated to HF/mobile operating and is a treasure trove of information
Visit tonyg7oem on youtube for video clips of my /pedestrian mobile ops on Blackpool Beach
<< IF YOU HEAR WORKING /MOBILE PLEASE PUT ME ON DX CLUSTER >>
Throughout the 90s I got very interested in satellites and worked the World on Oscars 10 and 13. I also worked most of the Leo sats and on several ocasions worked the MIR Space Station and had qso's with Commander Alexandr Volkov U5MIR, He sent me several QSL cards that I still treasure, but it got even better, Commander VolKov came to Preston Polytech to give a lecture and I managed to get an invite to the lecture and got to meet Mr Volkov and had a good chat with him (just me and him) it was a very proud moment for me and still is. How good is it to meet and shake hands with a man who lived in Space for 9 months.These are some of my pictures below.
My station details.
YaesuFT-857, Yaesu VX-150, MFJ-9420 mono band transceiver, Alinco DX-70 for most of my portable work
MFJ-941 Matcher for HF.
DigiMaster Pro digi interface for PSK
NUE-PSK 31 Portable Modem:: will be trying it on SOTA soon.
Microphones Heil Headset with HC-5 insert
Addonis 303 Desk Mike.
Antennas 2 and 70 co-linear, home made slim jims, long wire, Half Size G5RV with 300ohm ladder line feeder connected directly into matcher. I also have several homebrew satellite Antennas for Oscar Sats.
SB-270 Sota Beam Yagi System for portable operating on 2/70 vhf/uhf (SOTA)
Home Brew - Wire Link Dipole-40-20-15-17-10mhz for portable SOTA
I am also connected to EchoLink Node.3488 - WAB Square = SD33 - Loc. = IO83
The picture at the top of the page was taken in June 2009 is of myself on the summit of Mount Snowdon 3560ft ASL in North Wales .
I SUPPORT THE DX CODE OF CONDUCT
73 - TONY - G7OEM
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