Born in 1950 and licensed in 1969. QRV regulary in 45 years. Living in Geilo located 150 km north-west of Oslo in the beautiful mountains of Norway 800 meter asl (2 600 ft). The mountains further to the north-west are raising 2 000 meter asl (6 500 ft). It's hard to work NA on higher bands!
Ww locator: JP40cn ITU Zone: 18 CQ Zone: 14
QSL-ing: Only LOTW and eQSL and no QSL via bureau. Will frequently upload the log to Club Log.
My favourite activity in HAM radio is:> DX ing on HF > Constesting > Portable operation > DX ing on 50 and 70 MHz - aurora, meteorscatter and Es propagations QRV 80 % in CW but also in SSB, JT6M, JT65, FSK441 and a number of digital modes.
Radios:> Yaesu FTdx5000 MP HF + 50 MHz transceiver > Icom IC-7100 HF/50 Mhz/70 Mhz transceiver > SPE Expert 2K-FA amplifier 1.8 - 50 Mhz
In a 18 meter / 60 foot fiberglass tower:# 80 meter - Inverted Vee Dipole # 40 meter - Inverted Vee Dipole # 30 meter - Inverted Vee Dipole # 20 meter - 5/8 wl vertical with 50 radials
Other bands:# 20/17/15/12/10 meter - Cushcraft R6000 vertical # 6 meter - 8 el. yagi @ 8 meter boom up 15 meter # 4 meter - 8 el. yagi @ 8 meter boom up 15 meter
Portable operation:# Transciver - IC - 7100 (HF/50 MHz/70 MHz) # Mast - 33 feet Spiderbeam telescopic mast and hombrou base. # 3.5 - 28 MHz - Buddipole (vertical and dipole) and LW + AH4 remote tuner # 50 MHz - 3 el yagi # 70 MHz - 2 el InnovAntenna LFA-Quagi style
My radio station in home QTH
My Home QTH in 'GEILO'. Left tower for HF ant. Right tower for 6 & 4 m yagi
My QTH 'GEILO' is a popular winter sport resort with snow half of the year
GEILO is located 800 meter asl. Mountains in North West is 1900 meter asl (USA).
Portable HF operation outside my QTH with Buddipole vert. antenna on a 4 m mast
LA9BM/p in JP30si at 1250 meter asl 11th July 2015 (still snow) working 6 meter Es
8 el InnovAntenna for 6 and 4 meter on a 8 meter boom up 15 meter.
CU on the band
Leif - LA9BM
Phone # +47 481 34 984
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