Radio Officer, Morrisman, Medieval & Northumbrian pipes, Gazuki, Anglo concertina & Acoustic guitar player, 10 years on QE2 as Electronics/Radio Officer and responsible for the Rubberscopic antenna.
Married to internationally renowned Harpist Sarah Deere-Jones, ARAM LRAM LGSM
Other calls held 8P9EF V2AZQ J6LQP
Ships Sailed : QE2, Cunard Countess, Atlantic Conveyor, British Explorer, British Scientist, Mahsud, Port Caroline, Oloibiri, Cunard Campaigner, Cunard Chieftain.
His most notable achievement in Amateur Radio concerns his association with the scheme 'Summits on the Air'. He coined the phrase 'Geeks on Peaks', his wife, Sarah, however replied with 'Don't you mean Pillocks on Hillocks?' Despite this she is still his wife.
2016 now active on 23cms with 100W with a Bert Modderman PA that has made a difference here.
Sep23 2013 GREAT vhf opening to Europe best dx on 23cms from Cornwall was OE5VRL at 1372kms plus lots of DL's - remarkable.
FDM-Duo + small HF Amp; FT817; AR5000, IC-R2500 and the more I use it the Funcube Dongle Pro+ is a belting piece of kit
5Mhz Full wave loop, Topband 160ft Inv L at 38ft with about 1 mile of farmers stockwire as a counterpoise/earth, Create Log Per 50-1200Mhz and Std-A Satcom dish by Seatel.
Did you hear about the dyslexic Radio Ham? He became a QC.
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