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My name is Gary Lodge and I live in rural Waikato, an area known for it's high population of dairy cows, temperate climate, excellent growing conditions and winter fogs. I have been a ham operator since 2009. Although my background is in farming , agricultural contracting and engineering I have always been interested in electronics and communications.My other interests are photography and 4x4 driving.My Nissan Safari is set up for me to be on the air mobile and off road at the same time.Fantastic!

Iam a member of the Hamilton Amateur Radio Club whose members have a wealth of knowledge and years of experience between them and have been very supportive in helping me get my radio gear set up.Our club house built in 1924 was Hamilton City's first electricity sub-station.This club is active in the communityand we provide safety communications for such activities as the annual Bridge To Bridge race ( a long distance water ski competition over 2 days) car hill climbs,cycling road races , mountain bike and marathon events.I also belong to Te Awamutu Radio Club. This year we participated in the Jock White Memorial Trophy Competition which requires teams of operators to operate off grid for 18 hours. Hence the caravans, generators, solar panels and antennae in the paddocks.

Now for the technical stuff:

I am usually on 15 and 20 metre bands.

Dual Band Wouxum KG-UVD1P hand held radio

Icom IC-7600

Icom 7000

LDG AT 200 Pro 11 Auto tuner

HLA 3000Plus Amplifier

4 element Tri Band Yagi

Icom AH 710 Dipole

W5GI Multi-Band Mystery Antenna

Heil Pro-Set Elite Headphones

 

A view of Mt. Pirongia from our house.

 

Hamilton Amateur Radio Club clubrooms and tower.

 

 

Antenna folds and winches down for ease of access to tr-ibander

Dipoles attached to main antenna

Off grid camp for Jock White memorial competition.

The shack dog's name is Ferg

2012 - Shopping trip to UK

4x4 South Island New Zealand

 

Deep river crossing

Our garden in springtime - I don't have green fingers but I'm handy with a chainsaw.....

Cheers!

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