NEW YEARS RESOLUTION 2015 - BE MORE HUMBLE AND SPEND MORE TIME ON QSO'S if you need to chat on cw just tell me - I am getting old and may forget !!!!!!
"Happy New Year to my fellow Hobbyists - Radio is wonderful !!!!"
I always reply to QSL CARDS - "IF YOU DON'T GET ONE BACK WRITE TO ME !!!!!-" I consider it an honour to belong to the Amateur Radio Fraternity
Running a Yaesu ftdx 3000 to a 3 Element Beam up to 400w (with rotator) and an inverted V dipole for 40 Metres. A new piece of equipment on my inventory is an ACOM 1010 linear amplifier - Fantastic performance. Bencher RJ1 straight key, Microphone MD-200 A8X dynamic microphone. Hungarian made single paddle key and new addition double paddle Kent key -
Fanatical CW operator on all bands - propagation allowing :) Bencher straight key and after 45 years of operating have just acquired a single paddle automatic keyer (might take me a day or two to get used to it :)
Member of the RSARS -(Royal Signals Amateur Radio Society) NUMBER RSARS 4211
Member of the Croatian Telegraphy Club - CTC 3.093
Member FISTS CW Club - 16657
Member GTC - #299
Member - Straight Key Century Club # 13505
I would be happy to join any SSB/CW/Telegraphy Club that I am invited to. :) This is a Global Hobby !!!!
(If you really need my QSL for your award and you cannot get into the pile up - send me an e mail and I will try my best to help :):) by exception either SSB or CW in an unscheduled meeting on the band ). QSL only to stations worked. !!! or SWL of course
Not contesting at this time
Lived and worked in the following Countries during my career, (Born in Neston, Wirral, Cheshire UK), Israel, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Namibia,South Africa, Liberia, Angola, Uganda, Haiti, USA New York, Libya, Syria, Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Maldives, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Sudan, South Sudan, Darfur, Kenya, Ivory Coast, East Timor, Australia, Nigeria, India, Indonesia, Phillipines, Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Eastern Slavonia, Morocco, Algeria, Western Sahara,Ethiopia, Eritrea. Denmark, Holland, Cyprus, Currently Kosovo.
Special thanks to Fehmi - Z62FB for his invaluable assistance in building my shack/rig
Living and Working in Pristina Kosovo. Originally from Neston, Wirral, Cheshire. United Kingdom