My name's Gordon, I've been into radio for many years, using PBR radios since I was just 5 years old, and I got my first CB radio when I was 15, in 1995. Many years of CB and scanner use followed, and I kept thinking about doing my RAE, but never got round to it.
During May 2010, I visited the club station at LZ1KPP in Bulgaria, and I made nearly 140 contacts during the evening there. Special thanks to the guys who arranged that visit for me. Another special thanks to PD1ICF, who had his QSL card in the post to me the very next morning!
I have a copy of the log from that night, please direct any QSLs to the QSL manager for LZ1KPP.
Equipment in use at the moment:
I have a rather complicated setup - with effectively two stations, one operated by remote control!
After jumping through hoops and battling nosey neighbours, I was awarded planning permission for my 6 element HF yagi and fixed lattice tower, so despite moving into my own place, I had no intentions of giving that up!
So the station at my parents house remains, and is operated over the internet by remote control.
I'm currently working on a project to switch control of this station to a private TCP/IP network over wireless - it's a long way off yet though!
So at my parent's I have:
35ft lattice tower holding:
5 element 2m yagi
HyGain TH6-DX yagi for 10/15/20m
Daiwa MR-750 twin motor rotator with Tennamast cage
At my own home QTH, I have:
Yaesu FT-757GX with matching PSU and ATU
Philips FM1200 for 4m FM
Diamond X-300 2m/70cm colinear
Jaybeam Vertical folded dipole for 4m
Cushcraft R7000 trapped vertical for 80-10m.
I also use a Kenwood TH-F7E handy or a Wouxon 4m/2m one on occasions when I'm out on my bike, and a borrowed IC-703, or my 706 when out in the Galloway Forest operating /P.
Usually listening to the GB3AY and KA repeaters if out and about, and also listening on 70.450 FM when in the house (let's face it, 4m needs all the help it can get round here!)
Thanks for checking out my page, if I've made a contact, and you send me a card, I'll return the favour. You can send me a QSL direct, or via eQSL if you want.
Now I've got my final call, I'll be getting some proper QSL cards made up - but if you've made a contact with me as MM6YET, MA6YET or 2M0YET, then please contact me and I'll send you a card (or cards!). I'm starting to get my act together with QSLs and will be sending them out via the bureau soon.
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