First of all: I started with this passion on 11 meter at 10 years of age (1972) I had my first qsl card outside of Italy in 1973 on am mode 27 mhz.
I ENJOY DXING. I have the licence from October 1988. I have been much active on HF until the beginnings of 1996. After 4 years of silence, in 2000 I Started again from a new location. Now I live in the countryside on top of one typical tuscany hills about 200 meters a.s.l., not too far from the sea, near Volterra as better knows “the City of Etruscans” in the Province of PISA, where is the leaning tower and the miracles square.
TX/RX: YAESU FT 1000 MP MARK V + TVR YAESU FTV 1000 – YAESU FT 847
L.A.: TSW78 for HF and RAKE87 for 6 M. trasformed By IK5TSW
I use 23 meters free standing tower with electrical elevator carriage (by IK5TSW) is made by Rocco Angelucci Tralicci. The rotor by Prosistel.
NEW ANTENNA SET UP 27/06/2011 up date: 3 el steppir at 25 meter and - 10 el. LFA yagi antenna for 50 mhz, 18 meter long boom at 30 meter, dual band 30/40 meter rotary dipole from optibeam ob4030 at 34 meter. Second tower with 7 el. jxx for 50 mhz at 14.5 meter from the ground and KLM 7LD 7 elements 1 wl. fixed beaming USA and Carribean at 7 meters from the ground.
For low band I use only a fullsize dipole, for 160 m. I have fullsize inverted v dipole and slopingdipole beaming to USA, another fullsize slopingdipole to southwest on 160 and slopingdipole and northeast on 80 m. Fullsize Inverted v on 75 meter. I have a 80/160 vertical by antennadinamica with km. 2.5 of radials.
Specials thanks to IK5TSW, IK5BGM, IK5YJW for the help.
Look for me during the E Sporadic season, waiting next new cycle!!! If you want to know something more or take a sked, please send me an e-mail. Qsl card: direct or lotw 73 GL de IK5MEJ.PLEASE DON'T SEND ME QSL VIA BURO, I'AM NOT MEMBER OF BURO.
05.12.2009: I HAVE WORKED ALL CQ ZONE ON 160 M. (WAZ)
16.12.2009: I HAVE WORKED ALL STATE IN USA ON 160 M. (WAS)
29.10.2013: 3103 points worked dxcc challenge /3095 points confirmed dxcc challenge.
3 el steppir + optibeam dual band rotary dipole 30/40 meter
view: east and north direction.
view: North and West direction. looks carefully you can see the antenna !! This photo was taken from a lower hill 5 km. away.
View to South. Pacific long path way !!
Old antenna set up: klm log periodic lp7 10/30 m. and m2 6m2wl 9 el for 50 mhz
Old antenna set up: 6 meter array - 9 over 9 on vertical stack 2 x 6m2wl m2
2° tower: only for 6 meter.
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