First licenced as VK3VNA in 1980 (novice). Upgraded to VK3DTA then to VK3GK in 1982/3 (advanced/unrestricted)
My main activities are HF DX, 160m-10m and Contesting.
HF Antennas: 160m Inv L, 80m Extended Zepp (160m-10m), 3 element SteppIR @ 15m high, 40m; Rotatable D40 dipole @ 18m high. AP8A 80m-10m vertical
I am also active on 6m-23cm.
VHF/UHF Antennas: 6m: 5el yagi, 2m: KLM 13LBA, 70cm: 10el, 23cm: KLM 1.2-44LBX
Married to Joanne and with 3 children, Cameron, Brendan and Hannah
Now self employed as a Label Printer, Noremac Labels Pty Ltd, (specialising in high performance industrial labels ).
Having studied and becoming a qualified Radio Technician, I was previously employed in the electronics manufacturing industry (Philips TV and Philips Two Way Radio) from 1980-90 and in electronic test equipment sales with Marconi Instruments in1991-93
The family moved from Clayton in 2001 to Narre Warren South as our label business outgrew our house, and now I have a 1 acre property with some space to erect some antennas and towers.
Currently I have two 45' tilt over crank up towers installed. The plan is to eventually have two independant HF stations available for use, complete with beams for each.
RAOTC; Radio Amateurs Old Timers Club,
MDRC; (Moorabbin & District Radio Club),
PARA; Philippine Amateur Radio Association.
ODXG; Oceania DX Group.
WIA (Wireless Institute of Australia)
ROAR (Rotarians of Amateur Radio) http://www.ifroar.org/
W6/VK3GK; Los Angeles CA, July 2006.
W7/VK3GK; Las Vegas NV, Seattle WA, July 2006.
DU1/VK3GK; Palawan Is. Philippines. OC-128 Jan 2011
YB9/VK3GK; Bali, OC-022, July 2011
YB43AR; Special Event Bali, OC-022, July 2011
YJ0VK, YJ0AGK; Vanuatu DX-pedition, Sept 30th to Oct 6 2011
YJ0VK, YJ0AGK; Vanuatu DX-pedition, April 21st to April 30th 2012
VK3GK/9; Norfolk Island Jan 11 -15 2013. Are you in the log? Check here: https://secure.clublog.org/logsearch/VK3GK/9
VK9NT; Norfolk Island DX-pedition, May 3 -13 2013. Are you in the log? Check here: http://vk9nt.odxg.org/log/default.html
VI2R, Special Event, Rotary International World Conference in Sydney. May 31st to June 4th, 2014
73, Lee VK3GK
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