I am interested in digital modes and digital contesting. Mainly RTTY
contesting and some PSK. In the past I have done a lot of work in packet
radio, building a large 19.2kbps network with a team of talented packet
enthusiasts. I was also quite an avid satellite operator, having worked
many stations on the RS series of satellites and AO-10 (OSCAR).
I am retired and I have been a ham for over 30 plus years. Callsigns
I have had in the past include VO1LX, VE1CJM, VE1DD, VE3PDD, VE3OY
VA3BBS, VO1AF and NY0T when stationed in the United States.
Besides amateur radio, I like to travel and pursue my photographic
I live in a condo where no antennas are permitted - so my main mode of
operation is remote - just recently worked an EA PSK contest all
Radio: Flex:3000 running 15-20 watts
Software: HRD/DM780 or Digipan on Win7 platform
PowerSDR 2.2.3 + DDUTIL +
VSPManager and VAC
Antenna: Steppir Antenna MONSTIR
4 els at 100 Ft.
Currently using a Windom
Operator: Created 1957, initially licensed
as VO1LX in 1974. Was licensed
in US as NY0T.
Remote: Sometimes station is run remotely
over the Internet using VPN
secured connection and
Remote Desktop Protocol. or