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Licenced in 1982 Aged 17 as VK2VRN and gained full call in 1986 as VK2FJC. Currently use YaesFTdx3000 ,Yaesu FT 991 or Yaesu FT920,Yaesu FL7000  600w solid state HF amp,MFJ 989C 3kw tuner, Dentron 160-10L 1.2kw hf amp(4 x 572Bs)  Telepost LP-100A
 Digital Vector RF Wattmeter , Sennheiser PC31-11 headset, Kenwood MC50 on a boom mount.Also have a collection of Astatic D104 microphones. A 1976 Bicentennial Golden Eagle amplified D104 is on my bench. (24 carat gold plated in new condition). Antennas - Home made 8 element LPDA 14mhz-30mhz, M Squared 2M7 Yagi for 2m, Kenpro KR800 rotator(controlled with MDS RC1-Y digital controller and HRD rotator software) enables me to enter a callsign and the rotator does the rest-fully automated.An 80M OCF Dipole is used for other bands. Take a high resolution tour of the shack by clicking on the YouTube video below.Gulmarrad is on the north coast of NSW 40KM nth of Grafton, west of the coastal town of Yamba.Love working 10m and have an Icom IC 706, AT180 auto tuner in the mobile.Below are various photos of my qth,shack,my beautiful wife Tina who has recently battled Breast Cancer,my sons Jay and Corey. We all enjoy football (soccer). I played  first division on the North Coast for 17 years before a knee injury AND age prevented any further playing.  I am also a life member of the Maclean Football Club. I have supported Liverpool FC  in the UK since i was a child and was fortunate to be at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane to see them play in Australia this year 2015. Most of my time is spent on 10M, if theres no propagation ill have a look on 12M or 15M. I have worked around 300 countries on 10M & WAS on each of the 4 solar cycles(21,22,23,24--21 being the most memorable. I have 1000"s of paper QSL cards-I prefer eQSL these days.. I dont chase cards, however, if you need one on receiving yours ill get one back smiley direct or Eqsl smiley I run a small business from home, installing tv antennas, sales and installation of home theatre equipment  speakers, projectors, av-receivers, cables). Also resell Jaycar Electronics  & Radio Parts  . Special thanks to Vlad smileyUA6JDsmiley for helping design my page. If your looking for quality custom made open wire feeder, doublets or loop antennas check out my good friend smiley VE7MTW smiley on QRZ.COM. Plenty of photos below of the shack, antennas and family members--drag the scroll bar down for a look. Also a couple of YOU TUBE videos on the righthand side.BREAKING NEWS My son Corey has obtained his ham radio license at the age of 10. VK2FCOR .This makes him one of the youngest amateur radio operators in Australia---A Very Proud Father.VK2FCOR & VK2FJC will be in England Sept Oct 2016 with the AYFI see link below training with Chelsea -Everton-Wolves-Preston Youth Acadamies as well as attending a couple of Premiere League games. .Please note cards for AX2FJC ,Australia Day 26/1Anzac Day25/4or ITU day 17/5 are direct only on receiving $2 or IRC +sae thank you.Please add your callsign to my web contact list by clicking web above.
QSL POLICY- Please NO cards via Buro.All contacts confirmed on QRZ.COM during contact.All qsos uploaded to Eqsl and LoTw regularly.You can qsl direct if you desire,please include self addressed envelope and $2US to contribute towards return postage.
 

73s From Down Under

Richard

 

 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 














My QTH looking north.Shack is in the rear of the shed

my 6 element log yagi














 
 
 
 


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United States Counties Award#1354
Granted: 2016-07-19 20:00:05   (VK2FJC)

Endorsements:
  • 100 Counties Mixed
  • 250 Counties Mixed
DX World Award#713
Granted: 2015-02-09 23:40:02   (VK2FJC)

World Continents Award#541
Granted: 2015-01-16 17:04:35   (VK2FJC)

Endorsements:
  • 10 Meters Mixed
  • 12 Meters Mixed
  • 15 Meters Mixed
  • 20 Meters Mixed
  • 10 Meters Phone
  • 12 Meters Phone
  • 15 Meters Phone
  • 20 Meters Phone
Grid Squared Award#513
Granted: 2015-01-16 17:04:32   (VK2FJC)

Endorsements:
  • 10 Meters Mixed
  • 12 Meters Mixed
  • 15 Meters Mixed
  • 10 Meters Phone
  • 12 Meters Phone
  • 15 Meters Phone
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