FISTS CLUB MEMBER (April 1996) Nr: 2219,
Century (100) (09 Oct1996) (Exchange Nr during QSO ?)
Silver (250) Nr 12 (14 Jul 1999)
Gold (500) Nr12 (04 Mar 1998)
Diamond (1000) Nr15 (15 Jul 1999)
Platinum (100 cc)Nr03 (01 Apr 1998)
Platinum (250 cc) Nr02 (17 Sep 1999)
Platinum (500 cc)Nr10 (25 Feb 2002)
Millionaire Nr 40 (29 May 2006) (+8 Million Stickers)
Rag Chewers (100) Nr 90 (23 Jul 2008) (see 3rd photo)
Fists Elmer Nr 21 (21 Aug 1996)
The G3ZQS Award 2007 (see 4th photo)
Perpetual Prefix Awards: 250 (07 Nov 2012)...(Endorsments) 50 (Sept 2013) 100 (Oct 2013) 150 (04 May 2014)
Spectrum Award Nr 04 (40 Meters)
FIRST LICENCED FOR HAM RADIO MARCH 1981, SWL MANY YEARS BEFORE.
Enjoy CW Mode and try to encourage the use and preservation of CW.
RUN SLOW MORSE PRACTICE SESSIONS ON 2 METERS. Even though the test for CW not now a requirment, lots of Amateurs want to use CW,and these sessions are provided to help & encourage this great mode. I would also recommend for self training theKOCH method (G4FON)
AFTER MY NATIONAL SERVICE IN ROYAL SIGNALS,1945/1948, (see 1st photo Cyprus 1948) Where I was a member of The Y Service. B1 (Spec OP)
I JOINED AND SERVED IN LOCAL FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE IN HUNTINGDON FOR 30 YEARS. Reached the rank of Assistant Divisional Officer, RETIRED IN 1977. (see 2nd photo-on right of photo)
QSL all QSO's via FISTS, Buro 100%
Member of the Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society. Meetings on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, at the Buckden Village Hall, all welcomed. (Also run beginers Morse sessions at the Club, All welcome any speed to suit newcomers to the mode)
Please listen out for me on all Bands (CW) I enjoy working around the Fists QRGs & looking for Fists Members, but any calls welcomed for a chat. I always match my speed to the other operator, so if you are a newcomer to CW & would like QRS QSO,s I am very pleased to help in any way.
Rigs:- Kenwood TS2000: Kenwood TS590: Yaesu FT847: Flex 3600.(SDR)
Ants:- D3W Rotary Dipole, G4CFY/G2DYM Trapped Dipole,for HF & Colinear & 10 ele Beam for UHF/VHF.
Keys:- Swedish, Vibroplex, Single Paddle, Navy(NATO), Touch Key,Czech Army Key.
Himound 702 presented for "Fist of Year2000".
Czech Key, presented for "Fist on the air Award 2011-2012".
Paddle Key made by Geo G3ZQS. Very proud to own this well made key
Begali Contour Key.Donated by Pietro Begali for winner in the 2014/2015 EUCW Snakes & Ladders event
7 November 2012, obtained the 25th Anniversary Prefix Award, Prefix # 2. also the Perpetual Prefix Award, Prefix # 1.
73/88 to all & many thanks for taking the time to read this.
de Peter G4LHI and XYL Jean who helped and encouraged my radio activity.
(Sadly Jean went "SK" on Tuesday 21st September 2010, Bless her)
(also sadly my dear first wife Joyce went "SK"on 07 March 1977, Bless her. I was not a Radio Amateur at that time,but active SWL)
I am an active member of the Huntingdon Spiritual Church
PLEASE NOTE, APART FROM FISTS , I DO NOT QSL, I HAVE COLLECTED SO MANY CARDS OVER THE YEARS. JUST ENJOY A GOOD CHAT ON THE KEY. But only to pleased to QSL direct if card needed for Awards etc, 73 Peter.
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