I started my hamlife 1950 in town Nokia South Finland assisting the club station OH3OX, Nokian Radioamatoorit ry.
Club station OH3OX participated 1950 the 3rd WWDX-CONTEST. OH3QL (21y) assisted OH3OX 1950.
Built 1952 my own OH3QL station in Nokia. Tx was home made VFO/6F6/6V6/807, Rx Eddystone S 640.
I have worked as OH3QL in Nokia 1950-54 and Mantta 1962, as OH9QL in Kemi 1954-1961 and in Kemijarvi 1963-66. Pulp Mills have been my employers at those QTH's.
Since 1967 again OH3QL in Tervakoski. I am a member of OH3AD, Riihimaen Kolmoset ry and have been 1997-2009 in working staff of SRAL QSL bureau.
The rig since 1996 is ICOM 736 ( barefoot, no external filters ) - 100 W, 50 W on RTTY and PSK. Antennas G5RV ( 31- and 63 m ) , DIAMOND CP6 and 4-el YAGI on 50 MHz. On digimodes I have used MMTTY 1.68A and DigiPan 2.0 and since Jan. 2015 MixW 2.20f, since june 2016 MixW 3,2.
My profession is B.Sc. industrial chemistry. I have worked since 1954 in the pulp and paper mill laboratories, being head of the water and wastewater treatment plants including environmental questions. My favourite area at Tervakoski Oy Paper Mills was nonwood (flax, cotton, hemp) pulping and papermaking of the speciality papers, such as cigarette and banknote papers.
Worked Sept. 1992 - Aug. 1994 and retired from Sachsen Papier Eilenburg Germany.
I worked Nov. 1995 and Nov. 1996 as UNIDO's consultant in Pyongyang Cigarette Paper Mill in North Korea.
Since 1950 I have worked only 26 000 qso's but have 309 countries and 239 countries on digimodes confirmed (Jun. 2015). That means listening and waiting and trying and a little good luck - of course.
In the QSL- photo I am 85 years and still interested in my hobby.
Thank You to see my information.
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