Welcome on my qrz.com page, thank you visit and meby qso. I am IZ8JFL Fabio Menna, i born 1979 on Naples, i live between two city Mugnano di Napoli near Naples (11km north Naples wonderful city) and Genova (wonderful sea city in northen Italy) en efect i work in Italian State Police and i stay now in Genoa City, so i use my Home Call with /1 (fore zone 1 call area) if i go from my Genoan House.
I like CW (active since 2009) my favourite mode, but i made some qso (and pile up) also on Digi mode and SSB. I like Contest and i am one of IR8A Contest Team. I like Also portable and dx expedition activity, i love home made project and with my brother friend IZ8GBH Maurizio have fun to make Project (Antennas, Interface, Rx Antennas sistem, and more).
My radio Hobby give me a wonderful opportunity: to meet more friend, i give my secial thank to other friend for help me in amateur radio activity:
Ik8RRY Luc ; IK8HVO Antonio; IK8HCM Giulio (my Oncle) (we are My Cw Master's).
IZ8EFE Luc - IZ8FRH Enzo - IZ1HIL Alberto - IZ1GJH Max - IK1YDB Flavio (my Big Radio's Friends i learn everyday from them).
I am Happy to meet a Football Cahmpion on air a V.I.P.: UT5UDX Sergey REBROV a Star of Ucrainian and European Football Player (Dinamo Kiev, Tottenam West Ham, Fenerbace, Ucraina national team world cup 2006) and very good CW and Digi mode operator contest man and dx expedioneer very active. Thank you Sergey for very nice qso hpe meet you agn and congratulation for your Footbal pLayer Carreer.
I work Some Time with Other Call Sign or from Other Call area with m Call, I am aslo:
I Z 8 J F L\ 1: This is my Home call /1 from radio activity in Call Area 1 (in my case Genova - Liguria- Italy). I use it from my Genoan qth or portable activity in ther area, contest and more i made qso aslo like IZ8JFL/ P (from call area 8 portable activity) IZ8JFL/ 5 ( from Tuscany italian region); IS0/IZ8JFL (from Sardinia Island actvity).
I R 8 A contest Team: CQ WW SSB, CQ WW SSB 160 m please visit our web site: www.ir8a.com
IQ8GT ARI Francesco Cossiga Call: This is m Ari Section Radio club Call Signe, i use him some time in Contest, Expedition; Special Event, Visit pleas our web site: www.arifrancescocossiga.it
II8FC Special Call Sign and Wpx: Thi is Special Call is active every year from 14/01 to 29/01, for ARI AWARD Francesco Cossigaon memory of Italian Republic emeritus President Francesco Cossiga ex Ham Operator now SK. (infos award see below).2° ARI AWARD Francesco Cossiga and race since 19/01/2013 until 03/02/2013 i will be active like II8FC/1.
IQ1TG radio Club Tigullio: It is Radio Club Tigullio Call Sign i use this call from Portable acticity, contest, special event station, visit www.radioclubtigullio.it i am aslo Buro and Qsl Manager of call.
I R 8 ACN America's Cup Naples: Friends of the section ARI (IQ8NA) of Naples, they asked the name Special ir8acn, at the American Cup World Series which was held in the beautiful Bay of Naples, 7 to 15 April 2012.
I had the honor of being one of the operators IR8ACN. I helped with 1327 QSOs (the majority in cw, ssb, and then finally 177 QSOs in rtty) I thank them for the confidence and enjoyment. Congratulations for the initiative.
Thank you to ARI Naples Club for Journal article abaut my job on IR8ACN JOB: “(…)Che dire poi delle Sezioni campane che hanno pubblicizzato e partecipato materialmente all'evento come già citato; del grande contributo "all band" e all mode" fornito da Fabio IZ8JFL della Sezione F.Cossiga(…)”“(…)Che dire poi delle Sezioni campane che hanno pubblicizzato e partecipato materialmente all'evento come già citato; del grande contributo "all band" e all mode" fornito da Fabio IZ8JFL della Sezione F.Cossiga(…)”
IQ8FT sezione Ari Frattamaggiore: Friends of ARI Section Frattamaggiore (NA) give me and Iz8gbh Maurizio opportunity to use them call sign iq8ft i cq ww 2008 (one year be fore IR8A Born)
IR8Z Firts Contest Call Requiered Cq WW 2007.
BELow You can see Some Pictures abaut me, my friends and our activity, good wacthing:
Visit: www.ir8a.com IR8A's web site.
I R 8 A TEAM (Founder Member):
Some Photos by IR8A
I am Member of follow below RADIO CLUBS
Radio Club Tigullio RCT#049:
Visit Radio Club Tigullio web site: www.radioclubtigullio.it
I am Memebr G.R.A. (Gruppo Radioamatori ALpini Honorary Member) GRA nr°650
I am aslo TRC #44 visit her web site
My first qso made in 1985 (only 6 yrs old in cb band and long time activity) Visit:http://g-r-a.jimdo.com/
I AM LICENCED IN 2006
IN 1995 I AM SWL: I8- NA0017.
I LOVE CW AND DIGITAL MODE (RTTY), CONTEST AND HOME MADE AND SPERIMENTAL ACTIVITY.
MY old Rig from Naples qth:
this is my radio station in 2009 picture
Below my radio station in 2011
TXRX 1: Yaesu FT1000mp Mark-v field (100w) + Yaesu sp8 external Speaker
TXRX 2: Kenwood ts-480 hx (200w) + Yaesu SP8 aslo
TXRX 3: Kenwood ts-850s (100w)
TXRX4: YAesu ft1802 2 meter local qso + external mini speker
TXRX5: Kenwood th78 V-Uhf portable
2 x Power Switching Supply 25 A + 1Stab. 3A
Astatic Table microphe
Microphonic Monacor BH008 dynamic hedset + ps 25 ptt
Manual Tuner Magnumo 10-160 250w + Manual tuner BREMI
PC Laptop Asus k50c + Home made Interface digi mode + Home pc pentium III (not in use)
Home made Vert. KEY (by IK8HVO) + Bencher USA Paddle
TXRX 6: Yaesu FT100d mobile/porteble radio (100w)
Home made 4:1 Balun by my home made multi band vert. antenna & DCIna067 Centocammarelle Castle (CIAURRO)
Antenna 1: Multiband Vert. Home made antenna 10/160 mt plus warc (12 m dxwire maast with 2,5 cm diameter monopolar eletrcical cable indoor 4:1 balun home made aslo)
Antenna 2: Homemade loop 10-40 mt out of my balcony
Antennas 3: 10-80 mt asay by echo ant. Home made Dipole and vert. for mobile/portb. activity.
Antenna 4: Delta loop home made 50 MHZ.
Antenna 5: Vertical Dipole V-UHF
Some Photos by Antennas contest installing "MEN at Work":
Some Photos by mobile dci-dai-dli- activity other vertical mobile antenna experiment:
My Activation are:
DCI (Italian Castle Award)
reference dci NA067 Centocammarelle Tower (below some photos)
DLI (Italian Lake Award) with ARI radio club Call Sign (Iq8gt/p) reference DLI I8/211 Lago Patria (Patria lake) loc:jn70av (below some photos):
DAI (Italian Abbeys Award) DAI refernce CP0254 Montevergine Church on 1218 msl (heigh up sea level below some photos):
WFF & IFF:
IQ8GT/P (operate by me and by IZ8FRH Enzo) frm Italian Flora and Fauna reference IFF182 Regional Park of Roccamonfina and Foce del Garigliano
Sessa Aurunca view in central part of regional park of ROCCAMONFINA IFF182.MYH. Made dipole for 17 & 20 meters frm IFF182.IZ8FRH frm iff182.
me on CW operation with IQ8GT/p Call Sign from IFF182.
IFF182 score: 473 qso on 8 hrs of ACTIVITY 143 qso cw & 340 qso phone, 17m X 6 qso 4 different country__20 m X 230 qso 30 different country__ 30 m 6 qso X 3 diff. country__40 m 214 qso X 24 different countrywe made qso with 4 different WAC (Europe, Asia, Africaand North America).
Like my IZ8JFL/P call From IFF 008 National Park Of Cilento and Vallo di Diano together for Italian Abbey Award (DAI) activation of Santuario of Madonna di Novi Velia (SA) reference DAI CP0303 on Gelbison Mounth 1.706 meters up sea level in central part of national park's cilento and Vallo di Diano.
(ref dai CP0303 & IFF008)My car station frm IFF008 DAI cp0303Turistical info in the park and near church.other info about location.me andmy patient wifsome e images of my car shack.
IFF008 & CP0303 Result:
136 qso on abt 3hrs of activity 65 qso cw and 76 qso phone, 6m X 2 qso 1 country, 10m X 9 qso 1 country, 15m X 3 qso 1 Country, 20m 116 qso X 25 Country, 40m X 6qso 2 country, i made qso with 4 different WAE (Europe, Asia, Africa, North America), The propagation go up after 1 hrs of my begin, so only 2 hrs on air effective time. I hpeto returnon IFF008 CP0303 reference for made more qso. Thank to all for cluster spot, help, patient to waiting my reply 73!!!
DAI refence again:
IZ8JFL/p frm CP0280 for Italian Abbeys Award S.Biagio Church (Mugnano di Napoli NA):
Saint Biagio Church Result:
119 qso X 19 Dxcc__103 qso ssb X 11 DXCC__16qso CW X 8 dxcc_ 2 different WAC (NA, EU).
IZ8JFL/p frm CP0233 S.S. Annunziata Church frm Marano di NApoli (NA)
CP0233 Result: 180qso X 57 countries: 21mhz 4qso X 4 dxcc__ 18MHZ 21qso X 11 dxcc__ 14 MHZ 39qso X 16 dxcc __ 10 MHZ 7 qso X 7 dxcc__ 7 MHZ 109 X 19 dcxx__ 91 qso cw X 42 dxcc___ 89 qso ssb X 15 dxcc. 4 different WAC worked (EU, NA, AS, SA).
Some activatione from Genoa and Ligurian refernce
IZ8JFL/I1 frm IFF211 Regional Park of BEIGUA (Arezzano Genova):
IFF211 Regional Park of Bigua result after 3hrs and 30 min of activity on air: 105 qso X 29 dxcc__ 93 qso cw X 26 dxcc__ 12qso PH X 3 dxcc__ 94 qso on 14MHZ and 11 qso ON 7MHZ.
IFF211 Regional Park of Beigua 2nd Time:
IFF212 Regional Park of Portofino:
IFF 009 National Park Le Cinque Terre (La Spezia, Liguria Italy):
IFF215 Regional Park of Antola:
like IQ1TG/P CALL SIGN IFF215 Regional Park Of Antola:
Team: iz1gjh Max; iz1hil Alberto & me iz8jfl/1
IFF215 Result: Total QSO: 566 total qso cw: 276 total qso ssb: 271 Total qso digimode: 6 Total band operated: 9 band Total Countries Worked: 106 X 5 Diff. Continets (EU, AS; AF; OC; NA).
1 qso cw X 80M x 1 Country; 76 qso ssb + 31 qso cw + 2 qso rtty X 18 diff. Country on 40M; 6 qso cw x 5 diff. Country 30M; 185 qso ssb + 116 qso cw + 4 qso rtty x 41 diff. country on 20M; 10 qso ssb+ 109 qso cw X 28 diff. country on 17M; 1 qso cw X 1 Country on 15M; 5 qso cw X 5 diff. country on 12 M; 5 qso cw X 5 diff. country on 10M ;2 qso cw X 2 diff. country on 6M, EU X 38 diff. country; AS X 3 diff. country; OC X 2 diff. country; AF X 2; NA X 2 diff. country.
Like my Home call From IFF 319 REGIONAL PARCK OF MONTI LATTARI & Field Day Contest Iaru region 1 HF CW Contest:
IFF 319 & Field day cw contest Result:
693 qso X 143 country X 5 continenti (EU,AS,AF,NA,SA) 70 qso x ssb, 514 qso x cw, 108 qso Digi mode on 8 different Bands (10,15,17,20,30,40,80 & 160M)
160 M qso: 2 SSB ; 7 CW; 0 DIg. X 3 diff. Country;
80M qso: 0 ssb; 8 cw; 6 dig X 5 diff. country;
40m qso: 25 ssb; 51 cw; 10 rtty X 16 diff.country;
30M qso: 0 ssb; 64 cw;10 rtty X 23 diff. country;
20M qso: 43 ssb; 229 cw; 77 rtty X 40 diff. Country;
17M qso: 0 ssb; 2 cw ; 5 rtty x 5 diff. country;
15M qso: 0 ssb;121 x cw; 0 dig X 27 diff. country;
10M qso: 0 ssb;32 cw, 0 digital X 8diff country
(D.A.I. Reference LG0500 Chiesa di Sturla Genova: 101qso cw es ssb 40m es 80m (4-5-hrs of work verticale mobile eco antenna 100w):
My Activiti like IQ1TG Team: DMI1512 (Ativaction og casarza ligure municipio GE) es RUDX CONTEST 2011 MO2 MIX (only 100 w es vert.home made antennas)
During our honeymoon my wife and I have met two dear friends, lovers of the radio. In Pictures below TA2AL Can, Stefany, Fetih, thanks for wonderful hospitality in Turkey, Ham Spirt live again:
MY CONTEST RESULT:
All individual call sign result have working condicion (100 w or 5 w vert.home made multi band antenna and i can work on test frm 6 to 20 hrs max)
All Multi Operator contest have woking condicion (home made RIG, run 500w max multi or 2nd run 100 w only)
1st Place Italy SOLP Mix Mode 10 Meter ARRL International Contest 2007
1st Place Italy SSB SOLP YO International Contest 2009
1st Place Italy MIX SOLP DX UN DX International Contest 2010 (38th place world)
1st Place Italy MIX SO QRP (5w) HA-DX Contest 2011
1st place SOLP Portable Field Day contest Region 1 CW 2011 (portable)
1st Place Italy 20th place world SOLP Mixed Mode BLACK SEA CUP Contest 2011
1st Place Italy SOAB Mix SPDX Contest 2011
1st Place expeditioner 1st ARI Award Francesco Cossiga 2012
1st Place Italy 2nd World 2nd Europe LP Mixe Mode TRC World Contest 2011
1st Place Italy 2nd place World Black Sea Cup Contest 2012
1st Place Italy 3th Place EUROPE 8TH PLACE WORLD ARRL INTERNATIONAL CW DX Contets 2012
1st Place Italy RUDX Contest 2012
CQ WPX CONTEST 2012 Results:
CQ WPX RTTY 2012: 1st Place Italy - 4th Place Europe - 5th Place World (official score)
CQ WPX SSB 2012: 1st Place Italy - 4th Place Europe - 7th Place World (claimed score wait cometee)
CQ WPX CW 2012: 1st Place Italy (official) - 21th Place Europe - 27 th Place World (claimed score wait comeeted
2nd Place Italy 4th place Europe 11 th place world CQ DX MARATHON 2011
2nd Place Italy MIX SOLP RUDX world Contest 87st Place World 2010 (80st place world 2008)
2nd Place Italy SSB SOLP CQWW WPX SSB Contest 2010
2nd Place Italy CW SO qrp CQWW WPX CW Contetst 2011
2nd Place Italy SSB MO Like IQ8GT Team (only 100w) CQ WW ARRL 160m contest 2010
2nd Place Italy SSB MO2 Like IR8A Contest Team on Cq WW SSB 201
2nd Place Italy SSB MO2 like IR8A Contest Team cq WW SSB 2011
2nd place Italy (34th place world) SOAB Mix LP YO DX CONTEST 2011
2nd Place Italy 5th Europe 7th World SOABLP MIX Venezuelan Indipendance Day Contest 2011
2nd Place Italy 10 Place Europe 11 Place World CQWW CW 2011
2nd Place world 2nd place europe 2nd place Italy INORC contest CW 2012
3th place italy 34th place europe soab qrp SAC 2011 Dx Contest
3th Place Italy SSB MO2 Like IR8A Contest Team in CQ WW SSB 2009
3th Place Italy SOLP UKRAINIAN DX Contest 2010
6thPlace Italy SSB SOLP ARRL DX Contest
6th Place Italy SOMIX (in thise case no power class prewiev on contest) contest Sezioni ARI 2010
7th Place Italy SOMIX (see up) ARI CUP 2010
10thPlace Italy CW SOLP ALL WPX DX Contest 2010 (it is between my first cw contest, no inteface deoding and TX in use ony vert.key)
10th Place Italy Mix ARI CUP 2011
11th Place CQBBI contest solpmix 2011
22th Place WORLD MIX SO QRP HA_DX Contest 2011
. and more more again.
I was born in 1979 1st May, in Naples, i living in Mugnano di Napoli since 1983 little town 11km north of Naples 210 KM south of Rome Capitale, I know well Rome, Florence, Milan, Mantova and Genova city beacause my work send me iin different Italian area.
Iwas a soldier of theitalian Army( i workedas the italian army since2005 to december 2008 in signal corps i was telecomunication tecnichian in italian army) After my interesting military experience i begin my careeron ItalianStatePolice (sincedecember 2008) I work now in Genova City Police.
73' 51' TO ALL MY RADIO FRIENDS I HPE to CU AGN all the best!!!
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Thank You for your visit i wait your qsl card for me.
some cw skimmer spot of my two vertical home made antennas: