DO NOT SEND ME CARDS FOR ZD8M (2013) - SEND THEM TO OLOF G0CKV
I OPERATED ZD8M ONLY SEPT 1993 - MARCH 1994
The above electronic logs are not complete but I do possess the hard copies. If you are not listed - please inform me if required.
I NO LONGER COLLECT QSL CARDS BUT I DO SEND THEM VIA THE RSGB BUREAU.
IF YOU REQUIRE A CARD THROUGH THE BUREAU FROM ME FOR ANY OF THE CALLS LISTED BELOW, PLEASE SEND ME AN EMAIL WITH THE QSO DETAILS AND I WILL PUT A CARD IN THE NEXT QSL BUREAU BATCH.
G3UOF GW3UOF (+ /P from EA6 EA8 SV8 HI3)
GO3UOF GQ3UOF GR3UOF GV3UOF EL0N/MM
ZD8M (only Sept 1993 - Mar 1994)
PROMPT ME IF YOU NEED e-QSL OR LoTW entries for ZD8M etc. I upload .adi files for GW3UOF most days.
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Most of the time you hear GW3UOF/M it is from this exact position in the Brecon Beacons National Park at locator IO81GW, near the Visitors' Centre.
Usually on 6m or 17m cw with a Yaesu FT-857D (fitted with W4RT Collins 300Hz/2300Hz filters) running 100 watts to a Watson W-627 vhf/uhf tri-band vertical and a Hustler RM-17 mag-mounted. I use a dedicated 12 volt 45AH battery.
I have now added 2m /P when out mobile. I use a 3m high mast with 5 element ZL-special. The FT857D runs 10w to drive an old S.E.M. Sentinel amp at 100 watts output with a pre-amp giving an extra 10db gain.
The Peugeot 107 Verve number plate G3UOF is my original 1965 call, back in the R1155F receiver days!
In the background you can see the two peaks of Pen y Fan (886m) and Corn Du (873m).
Photo below shows GW3UOF/M location IO81FP looking north across Cwmparc/Treorchy.
Bwlch lay-by located on the A4107 road about 550m asl.
Activity during 2013 :
GV3UOF (RSGB Centenary)
Activity during 2011/2012:
GR3UOF (Royal Wedding)
GQ3UOF (Queen's Diamond Jubilee)
GO3UOF (Olympic Games).
Home QTH locator : IO81fp
WAB : SS99 Rhondda
73, Mike. GW3UOF
(ex G3UOF, ZD8M, EL0N/MM)
Photo below shows G3LRS (Leicester Radio Society) with an exhibition station at a Leicester show back in the 1960s.
Photo courtesy of Deryk G3XKX
Left to right:
? ? ? ? Mike G3UOF hands in pockets ? Tony G3RHZ leaning on chair John G3MYI standing in corner
Arthur G3LTT (SK) operating ? logging
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