GM3ITN WEBPAGES http://www.gm3itn.co.uk NOW WITH GOOGLE TRANSLATOR FOR ALL LANGUAGES
I started ham radio as a boy swl at the end of ww2 with my father's 4 valve Bush rx which had a short wave band with 40 and 20m and remember the first dx I heard was OA4M from Lima Peru and my old friend PY2 Charlie King from Santos Brazil whom I spoke to many times in the 50's
I received GM3ITN in 1950 when I was 15. Which was a 25 watt licence cw only that was 65 years ago and now I am 80 years old.
My Interests: Trout fishing(finding it hard to get up the hill to the loch), Gardening and Ham Radio operating, 40 30 20 17 15 17 10 mtrs cw ssb and rtty.
Over 140 countries worked on 160mtrs with a TS180 100w and a 100mtr long wire .
Collecting QSL's with a 60K+ collection of QSL cards.
Stamp collector of GB and FALKLAND IS. AND DEPS, SOUTH GEORGIA AND SOUTH SANDWICH IS.BRIT. ANTARCTIC TERR.
also, AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY and N.Z.ROSS Dependency.
Member of A1OPS, RCC, Royal Order of Transatlantic Brasspounders, ex FOC#528.
WAZ-RTTY, WAS-RTTY, RSGB EMPIRE DX CERTIFICATE, WAJA and many other awards, the first being the Aberdeen Coronation Award in 1952
DXCC Honor Roll-1 in 1983, DXCC Mixed Score 384 COUNTRIES CONFIRMED TOP U.K. SCORE
First UK op. with over 1000-IOTA ISLANDS CONFIRMED.
World top score in the French Arctic Challenge and Polar Awards 2012.
A time served Letterpress and Lithographic printer by trade, Retired 1999.
Royal Artillery Radar Op. BAOR 44 ex DL2YI (Oldenburg GERMANY1954-56)
HM. FORCES VETERAN,Member South Atlantic Medal Association, Falkland War Veteran (Ex South Atlantic-1982) VP8ITN.
EA1/GM3ITN is my reciprocal call used from N.W.Spain.
GB2AC was the first GB2 Callsign ever in Scotland for our Dxpedition to Ailsa Craig in 1959
GB0AC was my call from Ailsa Craig in 1988 on my 2nd trip.
30th Anniversary of the Argentine Invasion from the Glasgow Evening Times Supplement 2 April 2012
1360873 Last modified: 2014-10-19 12:27:01, 3277 bytes
You must be logged in to file a report on this page
Currently updating logbook display.