Hi I've been a licensed ham since 2001(played CB for 20yrs)with out my friends help, Id still be on CB. Thanks Pete VK2ALL(sk),Nev VK2DR(SK),Den VK2XAR,Bruce VK2WWW. My Station:Kenwood TS-590s,Heil head set,AMP:Ameritron AL-811HX,Tuner:Palstar AT2k, MFJ Voice keyer, TOWER:40Ft tilt over,Antennas:trapped dipole for 80/40m,Mosley CL-33-m tri-bander.ROTOR: Spid. For VHF/uhf Kenwood TS-2000,Antenna X50A @40.5 Ft. WEATHER STATION:La Crosse(wire less).I like contesting with 100watts or less(not qrp).Contest Certificates Held:2004 WPX 1st place SSB(rookie-all band-Oceania), 2004 WPX 1st place(low power SSB single operator-all band-Australia).2005 WPX 1st place low power SSB(single operator all band-Australia),2005/2008 IARU 1st place(single operator phone only-low power-Australia)Zone 59.MY QTH:ALLORA is about 153km s/w of Brisbane on the Darling Downs,Pop:900 aprox,I'm the only ham for about 40 km.INDUSTRY:Farming. MY WORKING LIFE:I worked in the security Industry for over 15yrs,Then as a meat worker,I had an Industrial accident in 1998 and had my spine fused and now on a pension.MY FAMILY:Xyl Christine,,Sarah(26),Luke(23) & Hayley(11) RADIO CLUBS:Vice President ofthe Darling Downs Radio Club Inc and member of the W.I.A. Other Interest: motor sport,Drag Racing,Hot rod shows,BBQ's, Storm Spotting, 73 de DAVE" This year give's me 10yrs of Amateur radio 13/6/2001 - 13/6/2011" Our 1st grand child born on 31/1/13@ 0608z a little girl .
EX VK4XES & VK2XES
My web page is still been done but please visit http://freewebs.com/vk4sp/
FOR INFO ON THE DARLING DOWNS RADIO CLUB AWARD(GARDEN CITY) VISIT http://ddrci.webs.com/
Photo's 1 & 2 : me and Hayley (11 yrs) in the radio room Jan 2013
photo 3: Mosley classic 33-m @ 40Ft
photo 4: 10 element beam for VHF
photo 5: Australian rainbow lorikeet out side my radio room
Photo 6: my old radio room
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