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QSL: 33c 5th Avenue, Lambton, Germiston 1401

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Radio:- Icom IC-756 PRO III and IC-7000; SP-23 External DSP Speaker; Linear:- Heathkit SB-200. Power:- 400W. Antenna-: Six Element Mosley tribander, up 45 ft. 6m 6 Element yagi and inverted V's for 17m, 40m, 80m, 160m. Computer:- Intel Core i3 3240CPU, 3.4GHz and 8GB Ram. Also using "Skype" (User name: leon.dalziel)  and "Echolink" Profession: I buy and sell various goods. Licenced since July 1985. Married for 48 years with two sons, two daughters, 6 grand children and two great grandsons.

On the 1st March 2010 my wife and I moved to a small village called Henley-on-Klip, after 37 years of living in Alberton. One week later, on my birthday, (7th March) my antennas were up! The internet took a little longer. I only got that yesterday (26 March 2010) We lived there for 5 years and then moved to Lambton, which is a suburb of the city of Germiston, close to Johannesburg.



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Just for the record:

All these pictures were taken with my Nokia N93, N97, N8 and now my Lumia 1020

I have moved to a much nicer and more central home in Germiston. Unfortunately, I had to give up my beautiful garden. I will have to remove some brick paving and make a little garden in the back My first priority is to get the antennas up!

My old home in Henley - on - Klip



My two grandsons, both born in October 2017


Two second cousens Jayson and Elijah, born in October 2017, sons of cousens Dezi and Porsche-lee


My granddaughter Chantel and husband Eugene on their wedding day 8th December 2017




My garden in Henley-on-Klip 2011


Lawn is just starting to go green 23 September 2012


A Little birdie visiting me in my shack


A Google Earth picture of my place before I moved in and did the garden


My sidewalk after I trimmed the edges also taken on 23 September 2012


Another picture of the garden in early spring Sept. 2012


View from my shack


View from my shack close up


Pin Tailed Wyidah trying to have a QSO with me!


Our latest Alsation puppy, Sasha July 2013


Another picture of Sasha taken 27th July 2013


Sheba and Sasha January 2014


Not a little puppy anymore!


Dawn boarding the MSC Sinfonia


David (ZR6DLG) with helper Peter on the roof and Daine (ZR6DRP) who sadly passed away last year 2012


Allmost done!

Almost done!


This is how the rotator box folds over 90 degrees so antenna can be fitted to horizontal mast.

Rotator box


6 Element yagi above my garage roof 13M above ground

6 Element above my garage roof


View from the back of my garden

View from back of me garden


Plenty space for wire antennas in the back yard and vegi garden on left.

Plenty space for wire antennas


My back garden with incomplete fish pond and herb garden

Back garden


A Yellow lilly in my garden taken with my Nokia N79


What drugs can do to you. This is a picture of my son Grant whilst using Cocaine and Heroin and another picture taken one year after he stopped using. He was clean of any drugs and alcohol for 6 years on 31st October 2013


My Grand  daughter Chantel with my other grand daughters, taken on the 27th September  2012 before leaving for her prom or matric dance as we call it here. 


One of my passions is to make a pot of real Indian Curry every week-end. This was my latest one January 2015



The table layout for our Christmas lunch at my daughter Charmaine, with all the kids and grand kids and family December 2010


Some of the food prepared by Dawn and my daughters for our Christmas lunch



My grandchild Violet at the Christmas lunch


Dawn and I at our Christmas lunch December 2010


Over 50 swallows on my yagi!

Swallows on yagi


Sun rays through the branches in my garden

Sun rays


My son Grant's (ZS6RFJ) new Audi Quatro TT

Grant's Audi TT





Another pic of the old QTH with 3 element yagi lying on roof

Another pic of the QTH


Another pic of the old QTH


More of the house after it was painted


My antennas with house just repainted before I moved to Henley-on-Klip

My antennas with house just repainted


a Worm on a brick in my back garden. It feels like rubber! Don't know what it is.

Probably will turn into a beautiful butterfly!

A Worm on a brick in my garden


Another amazing sunset in Alberton also taken whilst driving home to Henley-on-klip.


Shack 6 September 2009 with new equipment

Shack 6 Sept. 09 with new equipment


My son-in-law Frank & I with an espetada spit braai at Dawn's 60th birthday party

My son-in-law Frank and I with the Espitada spit


A close-up of the Espitada spit in case someone would like to make one!

It's driven by a 12V windscreen wiper motor.


Snow in Alberton 27th June 2007 as seen from my old shack's window

Snow in Alberton








Dezi getting ready for her Matric Dance October 2014


Dawn, Dezi and me


My son Clinton with Dezi and his girlfriend Tanile


All 6 my Grand kids. Donovan, Courtney, Dezi, Porsche-Lee, Violet and Chantel

Dezi October 2014








My son Grant's wife, Marian at a photo shoot, just for fun



My son Grant's wife, Marian




My friend Frank (ZS6MER) sadly went silent key on 6th September 2013

as did my little doggy, Mitzi

My friend Frank (ZS6MER)


Mitzi a few days before she had to be put down


My Koi and Gold fish left behind at old QTH

My Koi and Gold fish


My dogs Sheba, Bambi and Mitzi at old QTH

My dogs


My pet python (Now given to ZS6JVG)

My pet python


Statue in pond



Birds in my old garden

Birds in my garden


My daughter, Jacqueline's wedding 16 Jan 2010

My daughter Jacqueline's wedding 16 Jan 2010





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