Hallo to everybody,
I’m Stefano IT9CWA, 54 years old, married, two sons. I'm a manager working for the most important italian bank. I enjoy the radio since 1972.I live in Cefalù (locator JM78AA, long 14°01'12''E, lat 38°02'23''N), a famous touristic city on the mediterranean sea coast.
My rig: Radios: Icom IC-756 pro III, Kenwood TS570D, Kenwood TS140S, Uniden 2020P, Kenwood TH-F7E; Linear amplifier: Kenwood TL922; Mic: Icom SM20; Key: Bencher BY2;Computer: Acer Aspire 5920G 934G32BN Intel 2 Core T9300 with Windows Vista H.P.; Program for digi modes: MixW3.01 reg; USB Interface RigExpert Plus; Electronic Log: Flynext.
My rig (current set) and my antennas
My antennas: 3 elements Yagi for 12 and 17 mt.; 3 elements Yagi for 10, 15 and 20 mt.; 2 elements Yagi for 40 mt.; rotative dipole ¼ lambda for 30 mt. on 40 mt band boom; inverted “V” dipoles ¼ lambda for 80 and 160 mt.; Vertical HF3B (40,80,160mt.); Tower: Pro.Sis.Tel. 14mt. high; rotator: Pro.Sis.Tel. PST61
My score on HF bands: Myself and my rig (previous set)
Confirmed countries on each mode(without deleted):
Confirmed countries on each band:
160 mt.: 125
80 mt.: 223
40 mt.: 289
30 mt.: 288
20 mt.: 328
17 mt.: 318
15 mt.: 314
12 mt.: 254
10 mt.: 263
Confirmed countries (without 3 deleted) for all bands and all modes: 334
IOTA score: 768 islands
Cefalù from antennas' site
My current set (another picture)
Another picture (complete rig)
My antennas before the storm (5 ele.yagi for 10 mt.band was destroyed!!)
Cefalù from the helicopter
Cefalù from little harbor (day and night)
Cefalù: sunset from the beach
Cefalù: the famous norman Cathedral
Cefalù: two other fantastic photos
During summer 2012, I started with another station located in my holidays' home. The village is called Gratteri, 700 meters a.s.l., locator JM67XX (long.13°58'20''E lat 37°57'56''N), and my working conditions are really simply: RTX: Kenwood TS570D and Uniden 2020P; MIC: Kenwood MC60; Linear Amplifier ERE 1201P (600 W), ANT: Windom 80-10 mt.band; triband dipole (10-15-20 mt.); Rotator: Hy-gain CD45II; USB Interface: RigExpert Plus; Computer: Acer Aspire 1663WLMI.
Gratteri: my rig and my antennas
Gratteri: some views
Catch you soon on frequency.
73' de Stefano IT9CWA
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