Our combined callsign is: DP5R
Hamholiday activity in February 2017 on Board of the former ocean liner
"SS Rotterdam", the Grand Lady of Holland-America-Line (HAL)
Hamholiday activity in March 2016 from South-France: Département 06, Alpes-Maritimes
France Flora-Fauna-Region FFF-388: Parc des Préalpes d'Azur
Hamholiday activity from the Island of Ischia (Gulf of Naples) in September 2014
Homemade 20m-Bazooka antenna from the balcony to the grapefruit tree and Buddipole on the roof !
Mini-DXpedition from March 30 to April 6, 2013 on bord the 4-mast-barque and Flying-P-Liner "SS Passat" from the historic radio room in Luebeck-Travemuende ! (DL0KEG)
Look for more informations and pictures: SS Passat, Travemuende-Priwall
Hamholidays from October 2 to October 13, 2012
and again from September 30 to Oktober 10, 2013
in Kalamata, Peloponnese / Greece: SV3/DF1XC
Many thanks to Juergen (Joe), SV0IE, who provided us with his excellent shack, antennas and the wonderful location !!
Hamholidays from April 7 to April 14, 2012 in Snogebaek, Bornholm Island (IOTA EU-030): OZ/DF1XC
DXpedition to Saint Philip / Barbados from July 23 to August 15, 2011: Look at 8P9XC
Many thanks to Peter (8P9NX), who helped us to organize this trip, the accommodation and the amateur radio license for 8P. We had a great time together!
First of all I started ham radio in the early 1970's as SWL. I'm licensed since 1975 with the callsign DC4HL (for VHF and higher frequencies), upgraded to class A (for all frequencies) since 1977 with the callsign DF1XC. I keep this callsign until now.
*Special callsign for amateur radio education and training: D N 1 XC
**Special callsign for contest- and DX-operations: D P 5 R
I'm mostly QRV in my favorite mode CW on HF (all shortwave bands). I like hunting DX-stations. You also can hear me as DF1XC/P or DF1XC/MM in CW-mode with QRP 0.5 - 5 wtts on all HF bands (include WARC).
I'm member of the German Amateur Radio Club DARC, district Y (Brandenburg), chapter Cottbus.
1979 1988 2009
2010 2013 2015
My main rig is a KENWOOD TS-590S with 100 wtts output into a homemade GP antenna (8,60 m long on top of the roof) optionally into a End Fed homebrew antenna with Balun. The keyers are a KENT twin paddle, a N3ZN-keyer (Ironman) and a 40-years old JUNKER handkeyer.
My QRP rig is a YAESU FT-817 ND up to 5 wtts output with a LDG Z-817 antenna tuner into a multiband vertical antenna (Outback 2012) or a Buddipole. The keyer is a PALM mini paddle.
I'm QRV with the call DF1XC/MM on board the vessel "Joana" mostly in CW-mode on all HF bands or FM on VHF (2 m band).
You also can reach me on board with inland water radio (UBI) or maritime radio (SRC) under DF4938.
Me and my family live in Burg, the gate to the "Spreewald" forest, a biosphere reserve and protected landscape 70 miles south of Berlin.
Biosphere Reserve "Spreewald", Flora & Fauna DLFF-030
At the moment the weather in Burg (Spreewald) is:
My profession is Neurosurgeon. I'm the head of the Department of Neurosurgery at the "Carl-Thiem-Clinical-Center" in Cottbus, the largest hospital in the State of Brandenburg.
You see a fluorescence guided brain tumor operation.
Special callsign DM100CTK from 2014 May to 2015 April.
Prof. Dr. med. Carl Thiem was the founder of the trauma and reconstructive surgery in Germany. He wrote and published 1898 the trendsetting handbook "Compendium of Trauma Diseases depend on own Medical Experience".
To honor his work the German Society of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery dedicate the "Carl-Thiem medal" for special archievements in this speciality.
1914 he established a modern hospital in Cottbus for the fast growing population in the age of industrialisation. According to the name of "Carl Thiem" the hospital is nowadays the largest in the State of Brandenburg.
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