G'day From Sydney DownUnder
Thanks for visiting my page.. (updated 6 Dec 2014)
My three HF radio stations are:
(1) Home: Icom 7600, LDG 600Pro ATU, Elecraft KPA 500 Amplifier, Manson Sps9600 60 Amp Supply, Carolina Windom Compact 80 OCF dipole antenna at 10 Metres Height.
(2) Car (mobile): Yaesu Ft-857 ,Yaesu ATAS 120A screwdriver antenna
(3) QRP Portable:Elecraft KX3, with either an Alexloop antenna, or a variety of light portable wire based antennae.
Plus a variety of handhelds (Vx1r,Vx2r,Vx5r, Vx6r & Vx7r, Id-51R), Dual band mobiles (Ft-8000,Ft-8100, Ft-2200, IC-2820H, Id-880H) , and a spare yaesu FT100D.
My personal web page (a bit outdated) is at:-
If you visit Sydney Australia, get on the Paddington repeater (VK2ROT) 147.025 (+600Khz & ctcss 91.5hz) and the members of the Waverley Amateur Radio Society (WARS) will welcome you.
Please feel free to use the IRLP on node 6250 , 438.575 (minus 5Mhz offset, 91.5 tone). We also now have echolink on 438.575 repeater as VK2BV-R node 725953 . This repeater also has P25 available NAC 293.
We also run a D-star repeater VK2RBV (70 cm) on 438.775 -5Mhz offset. It is internet enabled. Covereage will soon be awesome as it is being sited on a tall building in Sydney CBD, 227 Mtrs above sea level.
And please, visit the club's web page ! http://www.vk2bv.org for lots of local info.
I'm also a member of the Hellenic Amateur Radio Association of Australia (HARAOA) and have been on several DXpeditions to interesting islands, Norfolk Island (2009-VK9NI), Broughton Island (2010-VI2BI), Montague Island (2010-VI2MI & VK2CL), Lord Howe Island (2011 -VK9HR), Bare Island (2014-VK2CL). Also participated in John Moyle, Lighthouse ILLW and a few other events over the years. See www.haraoa.com .
I also operated as 3D2RS in Fiji from 28 Sep 2001 to 2 Oct 2001. http://fiji.raffy.net
PS, my "lifetime" UK reciprocal callsign is M0GDY from 28 June 2007 (but it might have expired by now). I on the other hand, am not yet expired!
73 de Raffy VK2RF
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