Radio:- Icom IC-756 PRO III and IC-7000; SP-23 External DSP Speaker; Linear:- Heathkit SB-200. Power:- 400W. Antenna-: Six Element Mosley tribander, up 45 ft. 6m J-Pole and inverted V's for 17m, 40m, 80m, 160m. Computer:- AMD 3GHz. Also using "Skype" (User name: leon.dalziel) and "Echolink" Profession: I buy and sell various goods and also freelance for my daughter's stationery business. Licenced since July 1985. Married for 45 years with two sons and two daughters and 6 grand Children.
On the 1st March 2010 my wife and I moved to a small village called Henley-on-Klip, after 37 years of living in Alberton. One week later, on my birthday, (7th March) my antennas were up! The internet took a little longer. I only got that yesterday (26 March 2010)
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or go to the site below, but change ZS6RF to your own call
It's free and I use them extensively for eQSL There are probably many cards waiting for you to be downloaded!
I HOPE YOU ENJOY MY PICTURES!
Just for the record:
All these pictures were taken with my Nokia N93, N97, N8 and now my Lumia 1020
My new home in Henley-on-Klip
My garden October 2012
Lawn is just starting to go green 23 September 2012
A Little birdie visiting me in my shack
A Google Earth picture of my place before I moved in and did the garden
My sidewalk after I trimmed the edges also taken on 23 September 2012
Another picture of the garden in early spring Sept. 2012
View from my shack
View from my shack close up
Pin Tailed Wyidah trying to have a QSO with me!
Our latest Alsation puppy, Sasha July 2013
Another picture of Sasha taken 27th July 2013
Sheba and Sasha January 2014
Not a little puppy anymore!
Dawn boarding the MSC Sinfonia
David (ZR6DLG) with helper Peter on the roof and Daine (ZR6DRP) who sadly passed away last year 2012
This is how the rotator box folds over 90 degrees so antenna can be fitted to horizontal mast.
6 Element yagi above my garage roof 13M above ground
View from the back of my garden
Plenty space for wire antennas in the back yard and vegi garden on left.
My back garden with incomplete fish pond and herb garden
A Yellow lilly in my garden taken with my Nokia N79
What drugs can do to you. This is a picture of my son Grant whilst using Cocaine and Heroin and another picture taken one year after he stopped using. He was clean of any drugs and alcohol for 6 years on 31st October 2013
My Grand daughter Chantel with my other grand daughters, taken on the 27th September 2012 before leaving for her prom or matric dance as we call it here.
One of my passions is to make a pot of real Indian Curry every week-end. This was my latest one January 2015
The table layout for our Christmas lunch at my daughter Charmaine, with all the kids and grand kids and family December 2010
Some of the food prepared by Dawn and my daughters for our Christmas lunch
My grandchild Violet at the Christmas lunch
Dawn and I at our Christmas lunch December 2010
Over 50 swallows on my yagi!
Sun rays through the branches in my garden
My son Grant's (ZS6RFJ) new Audi Quatro TT
A HANDY PLACE TO KEEP A SPARE YAGI! AT MY DAUGHTER'S HOUSE BEFORE I MOVED
Another pic of the old QTH with 3 element yagi lying on roof
Another pic of the old QTH
My antennas with house just repainted before I moved to Henley-on-Klip
a Worm on a brick in my back garden. It feels like rubber! Don't know what it is.
Probably will turn into a beautiful butterfly!
Another amazing sunset in Alberton also taken whilst driving home to Henley-on-klip.
Shack 6 September 2009 with new equipment
My son-in-law Frank & I with an espetada spit braai at Dawn's 60th birthday party
A close-up of the Espitada spit in case someone would like to make one!
It's driven by a 12V windscreen wiper motor.
Snow in Alberton 27th June 2007 as seen from my old shack's window
ONE OF MY GRANDDAUGHTERS, DEZI, JULY 2013
Dezi getting ready for her Matric Dance October 2014
Dawn, Dezi and me
My son Clinton with Dezi and his girlfriend Tanile
All 6 my Grand kids. Donovan, Courtney, Dezi, Porsche-Lee, Violet and Chantel
Dezi October 2014
THREE OF MY GRANDDAUGHTERS AT A PHOTO SHOOT 2012
My son Grant's wife, Marian at a photo shoot, just for fun
My friend Frank (ZS6MER) sadly went silent key on 6th September 2013
as did my little doggy, Mitzi
Mitzi a few days before she had to be put down
My Koi and Gold fish left behind at old QTH
My dogs Sheba, Bambi and Mitzi at old QTH
My pet python (Now given to ZS6JVG)
Statue in pond
Birds in my old garden
My daughter, Jacqueline's wedding 16 Jan 2010
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