10 Aug 2015 : After working 300 countrys with only one wire antenna time to do better.
Now also a hexbeam by SP7IDX at 8 m above ground. Works very good .
my smatch tuner see: http://www.qsl.net/on6hh/smatch/smatch.htm ( dutch only )
Working conditions since 2006 : Kenwood TS850 and double zepp antenna 9m up.100 Watt output.
Home made symetrical antenna tuner ,design :"S-match pa0fri" .300 countrys worked since 2006.(dec 2014).
Born 1944.Licensed 28 december 1974 .My ham mentors were Ghis ,ON5NT and the late Tillo ON5KD.
Member of UBA section KTK Kortrijk since 1974.
Have been using dipoles,quad,deltaloups,slopers,monoband beams on a 24 m tower until 2006.
Had al countrys confirmed in 1991.Now using for all bands a wiredipole 9 m up, 38 m long fed by
open line to a home made S-match tuner (design pa0fri).
Never used more then 100 watt.Started with a home made TX and a Heathkit SB301 receiver.
Later on had a TS515 kenwood,Drake TR7,TS450 kenwood and have now a TS850.
Have been from 1990 on packet sysop and from 1991 on dxcluster sysop until now . ( ON0DXK-5 on0dxk.dyndns.org port 8000 ).
Below my different qslcards.
From July 2010 on :
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