I'm born as radio amateur in 1990 with callsign IW1DIM, a special license class that in Italy allow to working from VHF to SHF running 10W max power.
In october 1997, when the italian Telecommunications Ministry has recognized 50Mhz as VHF initial frequency limit, i began the most beautifull experience of my ham's life.
In march 2002 i have exceeded the CW examinations and have upgrated my license in A class with possibility to work all frequency bands allowed in Italy and also my callsign was changed in the actually IZ1EPM.
I'm member of the following groups and associations :
ARI Italian Amateur Association
ARRL American Radio Relay League
UKSMG United Kingdom Six Metre Group
Turin Vhf DX'ers
Six Meters World Wide Dx Club
Currently it's my shack in Turin :
IC-7800 for HF operations
IC-7700 for 50Mhz opertion and HF backup
IC-9100 for VHF & UHF and 50Mhz backup
IC-7100 for 70Mhz operations and VHF & UHF backup
IC-7000 for portable operations
ICR-8500 for wide spectrum reception
ACOM-2000 automatic tuner PA for HF
Linear AMP UK PA for 50Mhz
It's my Antenna setup:
UB-50 Active Yagi by UltraBeam - 3el. between 6m to 20m and full size single dipole on 30m e 40m