I live in St George, a small rural town in Western Queensland on the doorstep to the outback, our town has a strong agricultural base, many types of crops thrive on rich alluvial flood plain soils from the Balonne river a part of Australia's longest river system. Married to my Amy and have two young boys Jed(9) and Tom(7) and work in the transport industry carting produce and equipment out of and around the area, we aslo have lifting cranes which is helpfull erecting towers an antennae.
My interests include working DX and contesting, but enjoy 10m the most with its wide range of propagation modes and have built several long boom yagi over the last couple of years for this band, also run and maintain a small contest station 4 kilometers from my Qth. The oceania dx contest is done with my good mate Andrew vk4nm, we hold the Oceania Record for Phone Multi 1.
Antennas include 10m - 8 ele (18.5m boom) @ 15mh
15m - 5 over 5 (10m booms) @ 11mh & 21mh
20m - Hi-gain th6dxx @ 16mh
40m - 1/4 virtical - 600m ground radials
80m - Virtical Full wave loop
RX Antennas 500 ft Beverage NE & 400 ft Beverage NW
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