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Hi and thanks for finding the way to my web-page on QRZ.com,

  • Actually (10.09.2017) I confirmed all former QSLs I received by now. So pending ones are on the way through the DARC bureau.
  • QSLs from my OH5-activities in years 2016 and 2017 are also on the way.
  • Every paper-QSL I get will be be confirmed.
  • If you miss one from recent years, please send me an email with the dates.

LINK to my private homepage:

WEATHER REPORT live from my own weather station:  

WEBCAM DG2SBL     
                                                         

Klick on Webcam to see 2 lifestreams or photos out of my shack ! (of course only when I´m QRV from Home QTH)

I live in the small town of GAILDORF http://www.gaildorf.de , situated about 60 km northeast of STUTTGART, which is in the South-West of Germany.
GAILDORF is well-known in  sports for its MOTOCROSS World Championship-Races
http://www.msc-gaildorf.de/ 
and for the Soccer U17 Youth EUROCUP http://www.jugend-eurocup.de .
The biggest
BLUESFESTIVAL in Southern Germany
http://www.bluesfest.de dates back to the year 1978 and takes place every 2nd year. 

Licenced in 1986 I ´d been very busy working through OSCAR- and RS-satellites in the 90s. After the end of AO-13 my ham activities slowed down due to increasing QRL-activities at school. Nowadays I like to work on the HF-Bands from 160 m to 6 m.

Another hobby of mine is working for the German-Finnish-Society / Deutsch-Finnische Gesellschaft e.V. (since 1977), which is the 3rd biggest friendship society in Germany.   http://www.dfg-portal.de

I´m also manager of the Educational Amateur Radio Station for Training  DN1FBG  (located in my former school).

My shack in 12/2014

My shack in 12/2014

My EANTENNA 40MDY1S-Rotary-Dipole above the Mosley-TA63N 6-Band-Beam on the HUMMEL mini-Tower
In the backside one can see my topband lambda/4 vertical (with half length going down like a sloper) acc.
to G4ERZ)

My VHF/UHF antennas

 

2017 same summer-QTH as in the year before: Lake Vihtosenjärvi (KP40dx) near Lappeenranta
(SE Corner of Finland close to the Russian border) -This summer with new  homebrew H-Pole antenna

in addition to my former Vertical

2016 same summer-QTH as in the year before: Lake Vihtosenjärvi (KP40dx) near Lappeenranta
(SE Corner of Finland close to the Russian border)

QRV 2016 from KP40dx (Open Air in my Grilli-Kota)

My Wippet Murphy checking the direction of best reception - not knowing that my Vertical is omnidirectional.


In summer 2015 I was QRV from lake Vihtosenjärvi, one of the smallest lakes in the Saimaa lake district,
close to the Finnish-Russian border (QTH-locator KP40dx).

Helical wound vertical 12.5m high, 17m of wire with some radials.

2 vertical antennas placed in front of the sleeping cabin, where I settled down with my radio equipment.


 

2014 SAUNA-Shack in OH  (KP30qw)

Having a sauna and a beer between the QSOs (together with my Whippet "Murphy" Make Me Happy
(Diamond Dreams Kennel)

Summer cottage with view to the sauna and lake (Pastjärvi)


My equipment:

RECEIVERS:
- TRIO 9R-59DS
- GRUNDIG Satellit 600 professional

TRANSCEIVERS:
- YAESU FT-950 + YAESU Mike MD-1 with electret cap modified by DM2CM Olaf Grundmann
- SOMMERKAMP FT-726R + Sommerkamp Mike MH-1B8
- YAESU FT-897 with LDG FT-Meter , LDG Automatic Tuner AT-897PLUS and MH-31 Mike
   with Voice Keyer Kit (incl. electret cap) by DH8BQA
- ALINCO ALR-206E
- KENWOOD TH-25E
- BAOFENG UV-5R 

AMPLIFIERS:
- AMERITRON AL-811 XCE
- ELH-265D (for 144 MHz)

TUNERS:
- MFJ-962D Versa Tuner III
- MFJ-948 Deluxe Versa Tuner II
- CG-3000 Automatic Tuner

ANTENNAS:
- HF1: Mosley TA-63N Multiband Beam (20/17/15/12/10/6m)
- HF2: 40MDY1S EAntenna Rotary Dipole (40m)
- HF3: G5RV (in E-W-direction)
- HF4: Fritzel GPA50 Vertical (80-10m) - not in use -
- 1.8 MHz: homebrew small Vertical helical wound acc. to Alan G4ERZ
  (with about 80m copper roof gutter as a counterpoise)
- 50 MHz:homebrew HB9CV acc. to DK7ZB
- 144 MHz: CueDee 10x144A (not in use)
- 145 MHz: Sperrtopf
- 430 MHz: Maspro 2x435HS20 (not in use) and Sperrtopf
- 144/430 MHz: X-30 Dual Band Colinear
- 1090 MHz homebrew Groundplane

MOBILE:
- Original OUTBACK 2012 for 80m - 2m

PORTABLE:     

- ECO-050 CB-Antenna (with UNUN) / modification acc. to  DC3RJ
- Lamda/2 end fed Coax-antenna for 40 m
- 50 MHz Delta-Loop and Dipole (both homebrew)
- W3EDP-antenna 80m-10m (new version with ladder line)

- DX-Wire GFK + Vertical
- SPIDERBEAM GFK + H-Pole Antenna

TOWER:
- HUMMEL- Mini XL-Tower (10m)

POWER SUPPLY:
- Difona SPS-1228
- Voltcraft Power Supply 20A

SOFTWARE:
- HamRadio Deluxe
- PCC-950 Personal Controller Program (YAESU)
- WinRotorPlus 4.0
- Virtual Radar


WEATHER STATION (wireless):
- NEXUS Solar 35.1075 (by TFA-Dostman)

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT:
- Lingua Speech Extractor (by Ing.-Büro Michels)
- 1st webcam: LOGITECH HD-Webcam C270
- 2nd webcam: PEARL Night Sight 1300
- WinRotor USB-Interface
- SignaLink USB (USB Soundcard)
- DVB-T USB-Stick ( RTL2838UHIDIR) for ADS-B

 

Special 73s to those OMs, YLs and XYLs who took the time to read my biography. Hope to meet you again "further down the log".

Richard (RIC / RIKU)
DOK P20 (Schwaebisch Hall) - RIA-member (Red Ink Award) 1293

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DX World Award#6669
Granted: 2018-01-23 18:42:02   (DG2SBL)

Endorsements:
  • Mixed Phone
Grid Squared Award#6355
Granted: 2015-03-28 17:15:01   (DG2SBL)

Endorsements:
  • 20 Meters Mixed
  • 20 Meters Phone
World Continents Award#7563
Granted: 2015-03-27 16:20:02   (DG2SBL)

Endorsements:
  • 5 Band Mixed
  • 10 Meters Mixed
    12 Meters Mixed
    15 Meters Mixed
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