Licensed in 1987, at Tamworth College in Staffordshire. QRT for over 10 years. Back on the air since December 2011.
Recently moved to a 1980s house in a small village in the East Midlands. Antenna's to be installed before the winter.
Icom IC-7600 and KX3 on OCF wire dipole.
Icom IC-910 and 2m/70cms Watson colinear.
Icom IC-706, TM-V7e - Mobile with 5/8th 2m whip and 10m whip.
I'm mostly in to HF SSB operation, but enjoy digital modes to (RTTY, JT65, etc), and will one day get the time to learn morse code, whilst there are still others wanting to use it.
I use Ham Radio Deluxe for Radio Control and Logging. I user WSJT-X for JT65. I am eQSL and LoTW user.
This is the view South from my garden. Not my horses. The house is approximately 460ft/140m above with lower ground to the North but Naseby (famous for The Battle of Naseby) and Cold Ashby at over 600ft to the South.