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Born 1964, licenced 1980 as ZS6BCR. I was inactive from 2000 to 2011, while raising my daughter. My main interest is in contesting, where I held several world and continental records in the single band category of CW, RTTY and Phone contests. I attended WRTC three times, as W6O, S572L and OJ1W. I ran a series of DXpeditions in the Eighties and Nineties, emphasising low band, WARC band and RTTY activity. You may have worked me from 7P, 3DA, A2, IH9, V5, ZS0 or ZS9.I also once did a bit of DXing, with 10BDXCC, 8BWAS, 5BWAZ and Top of the DXCC Honor Roll (Mixed and Phone). On CW, I need North Korea P5. In the mean time, I'm working on my DXFC score (see http://dxfc.org) while flying business jets as a South African Air Force volunteer, holding down a real job, working on my PhD, participating in our local church and running a flying school (http://pilots.co.za).

I have a tribander (10/15/20) and some sloping wires (40/80/160) which I force-feed on the other bands. I also have a five element Yagi for 50 MHz, up about 4 m, pointed north. The radio is an IC706 mobile radio, unfortunately without a CW filter. I long back to the super contest station that I had in the Nineties. One day I'm hoping to scrape together the resources to develop a new contest station outside the city.

The SARL QSL Bureau seems to have disposed of all my incoming cards between about 2002 and 2010, for reasons that I can only speculate about. Things seem to have returned to normal. If you sent a bureau card during this period, please re-send it.

If you want to know about my QSL policy, check http://zs6ez.org.za/qsl-pol.htm . Short version: I confirm all non-duplicate QSOs via the bureau. I also answer all direct requests that include sufficient postage. All my logs are on LotW, to the tune of more than 260 000 QSOs. Almost all QSOs were confirmed via the bureau at the time of the contacts. If you are in the log, you should have received a card. I turn around direct requests (with return postage!) within a month.

Please have a look at http://zs6ez.org.za. You'll find a wide variety of information there, including the ZS Rogues' Gallery http://zs6ez.org.za/lists. The site contains the most comprehensive list of 50 MHz DXCC certificates world-wide, as well as complete records for South African DXCC holders and partial lists of contesting achievements and several other awards (including WAS and WAZ).

If you're interested in working me on 5 MHz (60 m), check out my 5 MHz DX page (http://zs6ez.org.za/60m.htm#Sked).

News regarding FCC licence exams can be found here: http://zs6ez.org.za/fcc-exam.htm

The picture shows me operating OJ1W at OH2BAD's holiday cottage during WRTC2002. I'm much older now, and my posture is much better. ZS4TX pressed the shutter button.

 

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