Member of ÖVSV and following Telegraphy (CW) Clubs. . .CTC 676 , AGCW 1122 , HSC 1027, VHSC 103 , SHSC 57 , EHSC 86 . . . for further info abt the membership rules , please join the WEB.
QRV since 1974 - mostly CW - at that time I`ve worked under the callsign from a good friend of mine , CW of course. . .
Got my Radio Licence 1977, in the magic age of seventeen. . .
QTH locator : JN68SK
If you hear me running QRPP : I´m using only 50 mW or less - es Doublet antenna 86m long - 36m High!
ADR: Mario Marian Subota , Brauchsdorf 14, A-4775 Taufkirchen / Pram , AUSTRIA
Currently used Radios:
FLEX 5000A with 2nd Receiver - it seems that the time is over for Radios with scratching knobs !
ELECRAFT K3 with P3 Panadapter - fine Radio too ! ( the best performer for CW - of that there is no doubt !)
YAESU FT DX 9000 Contest with options except DMU - fills the workbench . . Hi. .
KENWOOD TS 590 ( very equal to the K3 , checked and measured in CW ! )
ICOM 775 DSP
SPE Expert 2K FA - my favorite AMPLIFIER, probably the best Solid State Amp - it´s more than amazing how good it works. . . ( after a simple modification ! )
OM3500 HF, ACOM 1000A , DRAKE L 7, Collins 30L1 and 30S1
Also ancient Radios from my collection - I let them glow from time to time !
Morse Key: Single Paddle from " Begali " Model - HST - and others , I´m coming back to the roots. . . back from twin paddle to single paddle. You know - one lever instead of two can reduce QSD up to 50 percent , that´s my opinion - check it out! ! !
Antennas: 320m Delta Loop - triangle shape , Dipole 86m etc. . .
all my Antennas supported by tall spruce , maple, linden and fir trees, even huge oaks !
I`m using Helium Balloons to bring the ropes over the trees. . .much easier than to use slingshot or bow and arrow. . .!
Reaching here antenna heights up to 36m or 120 ft, feeding all antennas with a homemade ladder line, abt 500 Ohms - going straight into a balanced ATU - works well on all Bands -up to 6m !
QTH here is on a Hill top , 450m asl (above sea level) a small Farm with an antenna playing field of 10 Hectare,15km SE from the German/Austrian borderline.
All my Antennas designed and calculated with an Antenna Software Program, its very helpful to know what they doing , even on higher frequencies. Also very important to know, how the radiation take off angle and the main and side lobes looks like !
I do highly recommand to invest a couple of hours to learn how to use an Antenna Modeling Software like EZNEC , MMANA , 4NEC2 etc. It truly will helps you to optimize your Antennas !
Without the help of an Antenna Simulation Software , I would walk around like a blind man. . .Hi.hi
WARNING: Designing Antennas with PC - Software can cause to a dangerously addiction , side effects include extreme happiness , increased brain cells activity and a lot of " aha " lines !
After all - see a good CW demonstration with a Vibroplex Bug , by G0VQW - shown in YOU TUBE , search under G0VQW or OE5MSM
It´s a matter of fact - CW is more than a medicine for the grey cells , it even will keeps you away from other Drugs - because CW itself is the ultimate healthiest Drug. . . .
And to be honest , I have never heard from REAL CW -MAN´s who was in trouble with Dr. Alzheimer. . . do not hesitate , come on and tantalize your brain. . Hi. . .Hi
Play that Music Instrument as much as possible ! !
This is a wonderfull and unique hobby we all share , and I look forward to seeing you on the Bands.
I do apologize for my english mistakes , it´s not my native language - I´m trying to improve it every day a little bit more , our hobby and "rag chewing" really helps a lot !
Be mercy and patience with your brothers alone the road , that God that made you made them too. . .
STAY TUNED !
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