I'm born as radio amateur in 1990 with callsign IW1DIM, a “special class” that in Italy allow to working VHF/UHF and SHF running 10W max power. In october 1997, the italian Communications Ministry has recognized 50Mhz as VHF initial frequency limit and i began the most beautifull experience of my ham’s life. In march 2002 i have exceeded the CW examination and have upgrated my license in “A class” with possibility to work all frequency bands allowed in Italy and my callsign was changed in the actually IZ1EPM.
I'm member of the following groups and associations :
ARI Italian Radio Amateurs Association
UKSMG United Kingdom Six Metre Group
Turin Vhf DX'ers
Six Meters World Wide Dx Club
It's my Shack : IC7700 and IC7800 on first level and IC8500, TM-V71 IC225, Power Amplifier ACOM2000 for HF and UG6 for 6m on top.
and my Antennas: Ultrabeam UB50 6-40m, 7 el. LFA G0KSC for 6m, Comet vertical on mast top, dual band vertical by Diamond and a continuos coverage Discone