35 years on amateur radio.
DXCC and WAS - (WORKED ALL STATES - all fully achieved in Digital JT65-HF mode).
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
My tribute to the King of Football (soccer) - Sir Edson Arantes do Nascimento - Pelé
This picture is the front of my QSL card.
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).
Wow - What a Wonderful DXpedition.
Below 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
Self-supported tower designed by PY2HH. All steel fully hot zinc protected.
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
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