Started on Oct 3rd 1967 as (SWL) NL 645. Son of PAoJJR, ex PK3PD. (Former Dutch East Indies).
April 4th 2007: N(ovice) license for PDoJD and on April 16th, 2008: F(ull) license for PA3JD. CW Exams on March 02 2013 at UBA Antwerp.
TX and RX: Kenwood TS130V, TS700s and TS820, Yaesu FT101ZD, Yaesu FT901DM, Yaesu FT 897D, Yeasu FT7800, Heathkit HR10B, ICOM IC2e, Philips D2999. Antennes: FD4, FD3, Flexa Yagi, Diamond A-144SR and 510. Favourites: CW + UK (WAB) and SKCC qso's. Also qrv with 100-500 mW on QRP frequencies with a Kenwood TS130V.
QRV for several Worked All Britain Awards / WAB Book no. 18468 (Phone) and no. 19207 (CW).
Member of the VERON region Hoogeveen A-26, #23 of the Essex CW Club, #12 of the The Ossett Amateur Radio Operators (Wakefield-UK), #10955C of the SKCC.
You Tube Channel: PA3JD.
QRV as guestoperator at W2PE (Radio Ass. of Western New York) at USS ´Little Rock´ at the Naval Museum in Buffalo (NY) on Oct. 24 2012.
Returned to the ship after 47 years, standing at the same spot on the ship as she was moored at pier 'Stony Head' in Amsterdam, Oct. 1965.(YouTube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwgaXnxPTMM)
Best 73 de Joop