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Some photos taken in the roof of the QTH facing West, showing the capital (Lisbon) in other side of the Tagus river with the "Vasco da Gama" bridge in the middle.

View from the QTH to Lisbon at sunsetView from the QTH to Lisbon at night











Stations operated:

  • CS1RLA/P -Portable club station from ARLA
    • In VHF/UHF contests with João Costa (CT1FBF)
  • CT2IFZ/P - Portable station from my friend Tiago Oliveira
    • September 19 2010 - AM day 2010 in the middle of the Candeeiros mountain (near Rio Maior) (video)
    • Used in other sporadic contacts and antenna testing
  • CR5EPA- October 16/17 2010 - With the Scouts from AEP in the Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) in Montijo (collaboration with REP andCT1CTN)
  • CR5AMD- November 5 2011 - ARLA AM Amplitude Modulation Day 2011 near the decommissioned shortwave station from the public broadcaster RTP (former RDP)

Other Stations:

  • CS5SEL (ex CS1SEL)is located in my main job (as a teacher) and I'm trying to reactivate it to learning and recreational purposes with the students and colleague teachers fromISELand other engineering schools nearby.

HF/VHF/UHF Contesting:

In 2010 most of them made with João Costa (CT1FBF) using a top of Arrábida mountain (near Setúbal) and operating the club station CS1RLA/P

  • May 29/30 2010 - Clube EDP
  • June 20 2010 - Cidade Almeirim
  • July 17 2010 - ARAM(video)
  • August 7/8 2010 - GPDX
  • September 4/5 2010 - IARU-r1 2m
  • October 2/3 2010 - IARU-r1 70cm operating CT2IFZ/P in a top near my QTH
  • October 30/31 2010 - CQWWDX SSB - Team CS2P in Santarém (ARR Club Station)
  • May 6 2011 - CT1WW (TRD)
  • May 28/29 2011 - Clube EDP
  • July 2 2011 - Atlantico (URE)
  • July 9/10 2011 IARU HF
  • September 3/4 2011 IARU-r1 2m
  • October 29/30 2011 - CQWWDX SSB - Team CS2P in Santarém (ARR Club Station)
  • March 25/25 2012 - CQ WPX SSB - Team CS2P in Santarém (ARR Club Station)

HAM events:

  • REP Fair in May 8 2010 in Costa da Caparica
  • Tribute to Mário Portugal (CT1DT) in June 6 2010 in Benavente (update: CT1DT is now SK!)
  • Inter-Association meeting in September 11 2010 in Leiria
  • SCERA meeting in Alcochete from REP in September 14 2010
  • "Colóquio de Almeirim" from ARR in September 15 2010
  • ARVM Fair in November 28 2010 in Moscavide
  • "Porco no Espeto no Ribatejo" from ARR in Almeirim (mainly gastronomical)
  • "Colóquio de Almeirim" from ARR in September 17 2011
  • ARVM Fair in November 27 2011 in Moscavide

Active equipment:

  • Mobile Yaesu FT-857D
  • Portable VHF/UHF transceiver Kenwood TH-F7E
  • Kenwood TS-2000E transceiver (borrowed malfunctioning, repaired by me, retuned by Renato CR7ABR)
  • CB Cobra 146GTL (old, out of service)
  • Antenna analyser AW07A (HF/VHF/UHF)
  • Homemade CAT interface for TH-F7E tested in APRS, Sat MeteoFAX (NOAA), ACARS (aeronautics) and SSTV
  • Homemade adapter with footswitch and XLR for professional microphone (for eSSB & contesting)
  • Some PC switching power supply reconverted to HAM use (project published inQSP magazine)
  • RM Linear power supply repaired and rebuilt (new box, digital voltmeter and cooler fan added)
  • Analog satellite receiver to be used in 23cm ATV
  • Digital satellite receivers for the future DATV in 23cm
  • Funcube Dongle Pro USB SDR receiver
  • CW keyer based in a computer mouse (project published in QSP magazine from CT1AL)
  • Manual CW key (Key Type 502)


  • VHF/UHF Omni-directionalDiamond X300Nin the QTH
  • VHF/UHF Omni-directionalDiamond X50N, used for portable activities
  • UHF (70cm) Yagi with 12 elements (DL6WU design) homemade reusing some old TV Yagi hardware.
  • VHF (2m) Yagi with 6 elements (YU7EFdesignEF0206) homemade reusing some old TV Yagi hardware.
  • HF 11m 5/8 ground-plane retuned for HAM 10m
  • MTFT 1:9 UNUN with 40m of wire(longwire)
  • Windom FD4 (ON4BAA optimized) homemade with some personal customization
  • HF 80m dipole "Choked End Feed Dipole - CEFD" (working, under development!) - Personal design based on several common concepts combined!
  • HF 40m/15m inverted V dipole - Homebrew with some "magic" stuff to make it work with good SWR over a higher band
  • VHF (2m) vertical "emergency bazooka dipole"
  • VHF (6m) classic aluminium dipole adapted from an old FM broadcast dipole
  • UHF (200~500MHz) wideband log periodic based on an old TV aerial
  • A few experimental dipoles from 70cm to 80m wave length

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