Broadcast SWL since i was 13, i got introduced to amateurradio by Joseph Van Daele, ON5FP(SK), in 1963. I became ONL2108, my main intrest was homebuilding receivers. Got my call ON6HI in 1975. My first commercial equipment was a Kenwood TS430S in 1982.
I have one son and two lovely granddaughters.
I took early retirement in 2009 and now share my time between family, the garden, my shack, ARDF and the radio association UBA as a District Manager.
My QSL is valid for the BAFARA award more on http://www.bafara.be/
9 januari 2014: I just got my new antenna up. An Ultrabeam 6 elements yagi 6-20 DX. More pictures will follow;
My equipment early 2013:
radios: Elecraft K3+P3, Yaesu FT 1000 MP Mark V Field, Kenwood TS430S as a spare
power amplifier: Ameritron Solid State ALS600
power meter: Telepostinc LP100, N8LP
antenna tuner: MFJ Versa tuner V
microphone: Sommerkamp MD-1
headset: Heil HC5
speaker: Yaesu SP-8
paddle: Llaves Telegraphicas Artesanas CRDO, EA6YG
microphone, speaker and radio switching: MFJ 1263 + home made add-on's.
antenna switching and interlocks: home made with industrial controller SAIA pcd2,
telescoping aluminium tower DE Kerf, Fritzel FBDO505,19m (63ft) agl. MotorYaesu G-1000SDX.
other antennas: quarterwave vertical 40m, inv V 80m, Inv L 160m, Cushcraft R7000.
logging: Rumlog for Mac OSX, DL2RUM.
digital modes: cocoaModem W7AY , Griffin imic, microHAM USB Interface II.
VHF: Kenwood TM-733E, antenna Daimond 5/8 12m (40ft) agl
ARDF: 80m: PRX80S++ from DF7XU, 2m: DF1FO and RF-2D
Nearly under a large 360 KV line...
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