"Invisible airwaves crackle with life Bright antenna, bristle with the energy Emotional feedback on timeless wavelength Bearing a gift beyond price, almost free"
I'm active with radio from 1972. Through a teacher on school (he was a Ham), I got in contact with Hamradio. I started as SWL on HF and VHF up to 1981. In 1981 I got my novice-licence and my callsign became PD0MFW, two years later it changed to PE1KNA and again two years later the big license, PA3EKK. In 1998 the change to PA1AT. (Because 2 X "K" in CW is 1 X over, and is your call PA3EK.)
Quality and Hamspirit is better then Quantity !
My QTH is in the north part of the Netherlands, in the City Assen, Well known from the Royal Dutch TT Motorraces; http://www.ttcircuit.com/
My HF antenna at Home is a Dipole with open line.
In the Sporadic "E" Season I'm QRV on the 2, 4 and 6 Meter bands.
I�m member of:G-QRP (#6228),BQC(#547),DIG(#3643),and
I like your QSLcard via the QSL bureau. I send mostley for every QSO my QSLcard to you via the bureau.
I do NOTHING with E-QSL.Brain game
I also run a Historical QSL Cards Collection from Dutch Hams, Dutch Club and Event Stations with pfx.: PA0, PA6, PI, PK, and other Dutch Event Callsigns (PG6, PB6, PA500 etc). And Dutch QSL-cards from the period before 1928 with the Prefix EN0. Also Photo material with HAM activities are very welcome.
I show these QSL-cards on big events in the Netherlands (Dag van de radio amateur DVRA-VERON and Het Noordelijk Amateur Treffen NAT and local meetings). If you have QSL-cards with Prefixes above, and you are willing to help me complete the collection, Send my an E-mail with some information; how many, via the post or other way etc.
(Information and the actual list missing QSL-cards via E-mail: pa1at @ veron.nl)
"A Ham should keep his friendship in constant repair" - Samuel Johnson
CW HAM's aim to:
�Foster and encourage a high standard of CW operating ability and behaviour on the amateur bands.
�Observe the licence conditions and principles of band planning.
�Be considerate to other amateurs at all times.
�Protect the future of the hobby through being active, encouraging newcomers and supporting a national society.
"You can take my CW Key when you pry my cold dead fingers off the Paddles!"
I'm a supporter of the DX CODE OF CONDUCT and therefore i will stick to the following rules:
listen, and listen, and then listen again before calling.
I will only call if I can copy the DX station properly.
I will not trust the DX cluster and will be sure of the DX station's call sign before calling.
I will not interfere with the DX station nor anyone calling and will never tune up on the DX frequency or in the QSX slot.
I will wait for the DX station to end a contact before I call.
I will always send my full call sign.
I will call and then listen for a reasonable interval. I will not call continuously.
I will not transmit when the DX operator calls another call sign, not mine.
I will not transmit when the DX operator queries a call sign not like mine.
I will not transmit when the DX station requests geographic areas other than mine.
When the DX operator calls me, I will not repeat my call sign unless I think he has copied it incorrectly.
I will be thankful if and when I do make a contact.
I will respect my fellow hams and conduct myself so as to earn their respect.
Gerry's law and Ham radio!
1: The minute you find a clear frequency and are having a great "Rag Chew" - QRM will wipe out the contact.
2: You have finally got through a huge pile-up an contacted an extremely rare DX station, and some idiot will tune up on the frequency before you can confirm the contact and then you loose propagation.
3: You make great contacts over a long period of time and your logging program crashes and you didn't backup the database.
4: Just once forget to disconnect your antenna(s) before leaving home for a extended time, and a lightening strike will have fried your radio.
5:You return from vacation and forget to reconnect your antennas and smoke your Final PA.
Active with the QRP-Plus rig All HF-bands max 5 Watt. EX PCH (1978)
Or my KX1:
In 2011 I started with D-Star.
I also like field operations with QRP, Inverted Vee etc.
My favorit transceiver:the FT817, QRP, Max 5 Watt.
PS: In July and September 2008 I activated SOTA's in France and Germany, F/VO-002, F/VO-003, DL/AM-060, DL/AM-004 and DL/WS-001.
In 2009 I activated the following Summits: DM/BW-015, DM/BW-014, DM/BW-279, HB/SH-002, DM/BW-635, DM/BW-284 and DM/BW-001.
In 2010 I activated the following Summits: DM/BW-081, DM/BW-019, DM/BW-047 and DM/BW-054.
In 2011 I activated only one Summit: DM/BW-067.
In 2012 I activated the following Summits: F/JU-037 and F/JU-049.
In 2013 I activated the following Summits: F/VO-014, F/VO-015, F/VO-020, F/VO-001, LX/LX-001, LX/LX-002, LX/LX-003 and LX/LX-004 and on Canary Island the only SOTA EA8/GC-001 in october. Only CW with the KX1, QRP 3 Watt in 10 meter sloping wire.
The top of EA8/GC-001
On 28-12-2011 I visited to the Island of Schiermonnikoog: IOTA EU-038
(1e activation for WFF-award) and IOTA EU-038
During the ILLW 2013 I activated Lighthouse "De Twee Provincien", Lake Paterswolde, village Haren, near Groningen. Location: 3 �9 ��34.93 ��N 6 �34 ��4.10 �� E JO33GD.
Thanks for watching, and I hope to work you (again). _ _ . . . . . . _ _
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