Retired IBM Information Technology Engineer.
First licensed 1971 as OH2BMV
OH5BM Since 1976
life style: amateur radio
Interests: Contesting, Antennas , DXing, remote operation techniques, linears and vintage equipments, and tower climbing (maybe not so long)
Hobbies : nature photography, boating and preserving world's most rare FRESHWATER SEAL - SAIMAA SEAL (Phoca Hispida Saimensis)
Operated some prefixes: OH,OI,OG,OF ,OJ0,OH0, AB0, W6, 5X, EI, F, SM, PA, ZL , PJ2, PJ9, EA8
Lazy qsler, but usually direct card will get direct return in 5 days or 12 years - these QRZ and eQSL and soon LOTW hopefully will help my bad habits.
Working all bands and most modes from 160m - 70cm
TS2000, FTDX 5000, Collins S-line, Henry 4K amp, MA-5A amp by OH1MA, Microham station acessories for SO2R and 5B4 FILTERS.
.Two rotatable steel towers 48m and 42m high
Antennas may change on weekly basis in summertime, but now there is:
2m: 16el f9ft
6m: 7 el KLM (3 X 6 el Stepp IR)
10m: 8 el monobander (OH8QD/oh5bm design) + 4/4/4 Stepp IR
12m: 7 el monobander (OH5RF design) +4/4/4 Stepp IR
15m: 6/6 monobanders (OH8QD/oh5bm design) +4/4/4 Stepp IR
17m: 7 el monobander (OH5RF design) +4/4/4 Stepp IR
20m: 5 el KLM (modified from 6 el by OH5RF and EZNEC) +4/4/4 Stepp IR
30m: 3 el yagi (OH5RF design))
40m: 3 el yagi (OH5RF design)
80m: 3 el yagi by Create Japan
160m: phased sloping verticals for 6 directions (42m tower insulated guy wires with elevated radials)
Previous callsigns: OH2BMV, F0BLA, EI2VJG, PJ9E, OG5B
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