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35 years on amateur radio... Local Time:   UTC Time: 

Also a SWL station. My SWL call is: PY2593SWL


Low power station. Maximum input power: 80 Watts +++ No Power Amplifiers +++

DXCC (Mixed and Digital) and WAS (JT65 MODE) - (WORKED ALL STATES) - this fully achieved in Digital JT65-HF mode

Actual DXCC standings...(nov. 2014)

                       Mixed Phone     CW    DIGI  160M   80M   40M   20M    15M    10M  

        worked    256     190      146    181      7       54     134    184     147    174             

     confirmed  222     126        87    137      7       46     107    140    110     133    

"New Engine": Small Vintage Dell Server (1U), running Win 7 ULT - 64 bits - 6 GB RAM and all sort of ham softwares. Note: the flowers are "Christmas Flowers" - september 2014 from our backyard's garden.

Actual PY2HH station setupTS-830S, AT-230, VFO-230, SM-220 - IC-706MKIIG


Résumé: Born in 1945 and since teenager being interested in radio and electronics. Starting in repairing tube radios and tube television equipments. Late working in transistors and digital. In 1968 graduated geologist by the Sao Paulo University. As radioamateur first licenced as PY4ACB in1979 next year approved to Extra Class using for many years the call PY4HH. In Brasilia - PT2AC - former Executive Director for the LABRE, the National Radioamateur League in Brazil. Also PY2OK for a while. As radioamateur mainly operate digital modes (JT65, RTTY and PSK31) and cw. In his professional life as geologist he works in all states of Brazil, including 5 years in the Amazon. Today retired, but working as consultant on engineering geology. He is married since 1969. His wife is Smyrna and they generate 3 boys Marcio, Tulio and Cicero and 2 grandaughters - Luiza and Julia Miho, plus 2 grandsons Joao Pedro and Arthur. He appreciate very much to play saxophone and clarinet, to care dogs, and to live in nature. As italian descending loves music, in special the italian classics, operas. Loves the good food and all kind of arts.

To all you greetings from the marvellous brazilian land.

73´s ES GD DX DE PY2HH - Op. Pedro

Below my first confirmed EUROPE 9 HF BANDS (PY2HH x SM0MEM).

(Also first South America 9 HF Bands for my dear friend Peder SM0MEM).

My tribute to the King of Football (soccer) - Sir Edson Arantes do Nascimento - Pelé

This picture is the front of my QSL card.

More about Pelé in Wikipedia, see on links below:

Wikipedia Pelé info

Wikipedia Pelé Summary (gols)

FIFA Ballon d'Or

Pele receives FIFA Ballon d’Or Prix d’Honneur

Monday 13 January 2014

Pelé: The greatest of them all.

See more: http://www.fifa.com/newscentre/features/news/newsid=1656982/index.html


Below my first confirmed CW DX QSL card 28 MHz on 25-dec-1979_(34 years old - thank's PA0HR)

My first call was PY4ACB located in Araguari - Minas Gerais State.

Below my oldest confirmed LOTW QSO from 1988-06-25 (25 years old - thank's SM5FUG)

Below some old and special brazilian qsl's of my collection ...

Above QSL from PY4OD - OM Talma - the ever higher Top Honor Hall from Brazil (381 DXCC entities).

Below two incredible and very nice confirmations - V51B and SM0MEM on Top Band (my conditions was 80 W input, antenna 1/4 wave long wire (39.23 m long) - TXRX IC 706MKII-G.


Bellow old QSL's from the CCCP - old Union of Socialist Republics.

Below QSL's of the old German Democratic Republic before the drop of the Berlin Wall.


Below the 2 most distant QSO's (18,940 Kilometers or 11,770 Miles) Okinawa (deleted): JR6HI on 50 MHz CW and JR6TJP RTTY on 14 MHz.

Hi. Broken record: QSO PY2HH x JD1BDY (Ogasawara) Grid to grid = 11,804.9 mi (18,998.1 Km)See below:


Call Sign   JD1BLY
CQ Zone   27
ITU Zone   45
IOTA   AS-031
Grid   QL17cc
Worked Station
Worked   PY2HH
CQ Zone   11
ITU Zone   15
Grid   GG66kl
Date/Time   2012-12-13 00:03:52
Mode   SSB (PHONE)
Band   12M
QSL   2013-07-15 10:28:03

Record ID509140760Received:2013-07-15 10:28:03

Wow - What a Wonderful DXpedition (all bands were worked from 160 to 6m).


Wow - Another nice DXpedition (were worked 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10m bands for my 5BDXCC).

Wow - Another nice DXpedition (were worked 40, 20, 15 and 10m bands for my 5BDXCC).

Below: PY2HH "opening" the 80m band on JT65 mode...

Below older PY2HH operating position: 2 x TS-830S ** 2 x digital VFO-230 ** SM-220 ** IC-706MKIIG ** FC-757AT ** PK-232MBX

All keeping factory specifications and working flawless...

My 2 El beam for 7 MHz at 52 feet and my Triband for 14, 21 and 28.

Antennas made by PP5UA - Pedro.

Self-supported tower designed by PY2HH. All steel fully hot zinc protected.


QTH - Home PY2HH - Google Image.
















One of my oldest licences - my second call PY4HH, from 1980. My first was PY4ACB.

Below - me as PY4HH, in 1980. FT 901DM line and a Ciclone 1 Kw amplifier...

Below me as PY4HH in 1990. A Collins 62S (rare xverter for 6 and 2 meters), FT101ZD and my proud Vintage Computer (TRS-80 clone - 16 KB RAM drived by cassete tape recorder). At that time I interfaced this computer to a Tono Theta gear by means of a self made assembler communications program and then I discovered the digital modes (RTTY, AMTOR, FEC...).

Nowadays licence: PY2HH :

Colonel Marcos Pontes - PY0AEB (ISS op) - First brazilian astronaut.

Autograph to Pedro - PY2OK

end... for now, hi.


















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