Cookies help us deliver our services.

We may use session cookies for technical purposes such as to enable better navigation through
the site, or to allow you to customize your preferences for interacting with the site.

By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. OK
home QRZCQ - The database for radio hams 
 
2022-08-09 13:50:43 UTC
 

Call:

   Advanced
 

Call:

  

Pass:

  
 

or

 
DL0181SWL

Active QRZCQ.com user

activity index: 1 of 5
sticker

Peter Betz

97236 Randersacker
Germany, Bayern

EU
germany
image of dl0181swl

Call data

Last update:2022-07-29 19:53:18
QTH:Würzburg
Continent:EU
Views:79
Main prefix:DL
Federal state:Bayern
Latitude:49.7594000
Longitude:9.9825000
Locator:JN49XS
DXCC Zone:230
ITU Zone:28
CQ Zone:14

QSL data

eQSL QSL:no
Bureau QSL:no
Direct QSL:no
LoTW QSL:no

Biography

Hello, world!

I was born in the summer of 69 and I live in a small city next to Würzburg, Germany.
This region is well known for their white wines and I live in a vineyard, too.
The Main river is only 100 meters away and we also have a very small sand beach.
In the summer time it is great to just relax there or go to swim in the river.

I used to be a real HAM, but I gave back my license. Why, you may ask…
Well, in Germany you have to pay money to be a HAM. It is not very expensive, but it costs you a certain amount every year.
And I had not much interest in transmitting. The only thing I did was Packet Radio many years ago.
My main interest was in receiving signals, and I didn‘t need a HAM license to do that.
This is why I decided to stop being a HAM.

Today I enjoy listening on SW to many different signals with a SDR.




Equipment

My SDR hardware:

RSP1A from SDRPlay.
RSP1 (fake RSP1 from China, but not that bad, indeed. It was a present to me and this encouraged me to buy the real thing.)
Hack RF 1
DAB Stick with R820T chip. This was my first experience with SDR radio.


My antennas:

A Discone antenna for 30 MHz-2 GHz
MFJ-1886 loop antenna for everything below 30 MHz
MLA30+ loop antenna
YouLoop passive antenna


To play around with all that I use Windows, macOS and Debian Linux with several computers.
See the small cube on the right side next to my iPad? Smallest Windows-PC with only 7cm x 7cm size.
This Mini-PC currently runs the SDRUno software that you can see on the monitor.

Other images

second pic
DL0181SWL / Pic 2
  

Site Rev. 19056