Sprichwort des Jahres / Humor saying, just for fun
Warum soll ich ein Auto mit einem Stern (Mercedes) fahren, wenn ich sechs Sterne (Subaru) haben kann?
In English:Why should I drive a car with only one star (Mercedes),I like more a six-star car (Subaru)?
Link: Please visit my personal website for more information
Representing canton SH (Schaffhausen) for Swiss Awards. Member of HTC www.htc.ch, USKA www.uska.ch and USKA Sektion Schaffhausen www.hb9sh.ch.Resident station for Swiss Castle Award (Diploma Castelli Svizzera), reference DCS SH008 "Munot".
Webmaster www.uska.ch and www.hb9sh.ch
New from June 2014: PERSEUS SDR, temporary online. Check website http://microtelecom.it/map/PerseusServers.html
I like operating in CW and SSB to complete my checklists for DXCC, WAS, WPX, PACC (Netherlands) and other awards. Active also in digital modes like RTTY, BPSK, Olivia, MFSK and SSTV. You can work me as a participant in different contests.
2013 I reached my best result ever in the CQ WW DX CW contest: 1300 QSO, score about 1'200'000 points. During this contest I logged QSO no. 100'000 in my CW/SSB log book.
LOTW status HB9CIC (17.11.2014)
Active Callsigns HB9CIC, HB2CIC (2000), HE8CIC (2007)
Contest Logs 333 (1999-2014)
Uploaded QSO 87'819
Confirmed QSO 29`175
Equal to 33.2%
Confirmed DXCC Mixed 279, CW 270, SSB 231, Digital 120
WPX confirmed Mixed 1936
WAS confirmed CW 50, SSB 50, Digital 48
Data Upload every end of the month, contest logs some days after the event
Electronic QSLs are not valid for a number of awards. Because of that I need also real paper cards for most of my contacts. QSL via buro is standard procedure. You are welcome to send your QSL-card direct including SAE and enough return postage to my personal adress. If you do not follow the procedure below, I send back your QSL via buro. Please follow this procedure:
- Europe 2 US$
- Outside Europe 2 US$
- Special roules for Switzerland: SAE with Swiss stamps for A or B service
- Special roules for Germany: SAE with 0,60 Euro German stamps (0.62 Euro from 1.1.2015)
SWL Reports are also welcome. Today's SWLs are tomorrow's Hams.
Short wave equipment: YAESU FT-1000 MP MkV since April 2001, + YAESU FT897 since 2003 for UHF/VHF/50mc/HF. Since June 2014 Perseus SDR receiver 0-40 MHz, working from time to time as server in the worldwide Perseus net. Info: http://microtelecom.it/perseus/
Antennas: Fritzel beam 3 elements for 10/15/20 m,additional dipol element for 12m/17m/30m. 2x37m wire dipol with tuner for 9 bands. HB9CV antenna for 6m, 12m above ground level. Diamond dualband vertical antenna X-300 for 2m/70cm.
Please visit my personal homepage www.qslnet.de/hb9cic for further details to my hamradio activities. You are welcome to download free software developed by myself. Also webmaster for www.uska.ch (Union Schweizerischer Kurzwellenamateure USKA).
The most wanted state of America was North Dakota, the only missing state for WAS award in LOTW. Thanks to Arlon W0TUP for completing the entity in SSB and CW.
Antenna maintenance October 2011. Top > down: HB9CV for 6m, dipol for WAC-bands, 3-element FRITZEL beam 10/15/20m. In front of the house (not visible) 2x37m long wire dipol antenna, continuouse optimized and often changed in lengh and configuration. This antenna works on 9 short wave bands, driven over a indoor HAMWARE tuner. In the left corner of this picture the Diamond X-300 vertical for 2m and 70cm.
One of the most impressive moments are personal contacts. My dear friend Richard ZS1RIC and his radio station. Picture taken in the year 2010 in Capetown South Africa during a personal contact.
Highlights from my visit in East Canada,September 2014
Toronto / Skyline with CN tower. Tower 553 meters high, restaurant at 351m
Montreal by night
Quebec from St. Lawrence river