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DO4WLL

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Thomas Will
Tennenloher Weg 4
91126 Rednitzhembach
Germany

EU
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Call data

Last update:2019-05-07 06:54:49
QTH:near Nuremberg
Continent:EU
Views:187
Main prefix:DL
Class:E
Latitude:49.2978000
Longitude:11.0508000
Locator:JN59MH
DXCC Zone:230
ITU Zone:28
CQ Zone:14

QSL dataUp to date!

Last update:2018-05-29 09:26:56
German DOK:B13: Franken Schwabach
eQSL QSL:YES
Bureau QSL:YES
Direct QSL:YES
LoTW QSL:no
Extra QSL Info:Paper QSL preferred. SWL reports welcome.

Biography

European PSK Club: EPC #27068 / Area DE.BA.RH

SWL Callsigns used: DL-B13-3180122, DE4WLL

*** BIOGRAPHY ***********************************
1967: Born
2006: Married
2014: Daughter Julia

2013: Start with SWL activities (BC SWL with Sangean ATS909)
2014: First old tube radio repaired and used for SWL
2014: Loan from DO3SPR: Tube-based radio receiver Hallicrafters SX-100
2017: Widended my SWL Focus - now also amateur radio bands

01/2018: Acquired used Yaesu FRT-7700 Receiver
01/2018: (Guest) Membership in DARC
02/2018: Started with digimode SWL
02/2018: Antenna planning / analysis / optimizations
03/2018: First contest participation (Russian DX Contest in CW, as SWL)
03/2018: Acquired used Yaesu FT-840 transceiver
04/2018: Next contests as SWL: SP DX in CW, OK-OM-DX in SSB
04/2018: Successfully passed exam for class E / Novice license
04/2018: Received 1st offical callsign DO4WLL
05/2018: First QSOs in PSK and Hell - thanks to OE5HDL, S56IPS, DO7BJJ...
05/2018: Active contest participation in European PSK DX Contest
06/2018: Delta Loop for 15m
06/2018: Further QSOs and contests in PSK and RTTY, also on 15m
06/2018: First steps in FT8
07/2018: First SSB contacts, on 15m
09/2018: Becoming portable, with 10m GFK mast
09/2018: First Mini-FieldDay, during CQ RTTY Contest
10/2018: Inverted-L trials on 80m, with promising results
10/2018: Acquired new Yaesu FT-817 transceiver, for SOTA and VHF/UHF activities
10/2018: First steps on 70cm and 2m bands
10/2018: Participated in CQ WW SSB Contest - 146 QSOs / 42 DXCCs / 4 continents
11/2018: DIY DoubleQuad for 2m built and optimized, first contest participations
12/2018: Participation in Top10 DX SWL contest - #1 in Germany, incl. T-Shirt :-)
01/2019: Listenting to satellite QSOs on SO-50 and FO-29 with DIY 7el Yagi
02/2019: some focus on FeldHell activities
02/2019: 100 QSOs in CQ WPX RTTY Contest
03/2019: Digimode QSOs / ragchews in Olivia, Contestia, DominoEX, THOR, PSK
04/2019: Installed temporary 39m EndFed with DIY 1:49 UNUN
04/2019: DIY 5el Yagi for 2m (first step towards 2x 5el Yagi)
05/2019: Sold FRG-7700 and tuner


*** RADIO INTERESTS *****************************
- Gaining experience
- Digimodes
- Antennas
- Portable activities
- SOTA (not yet active)
- Contesting (just for the fun)
- DIY

*** OTHER INTERESTS *****************************
- My family
- Astronomy
- Electronics (incl tubes)
- Railroad & model RR
- Postcrossing, penpalling...
- Hiking
- Geology

Equipment

*** TRANSCEIVERS / ANTENNAS ***********
- Yaesu FT-840
- Yaesu FT-817 (mainly for VHF)
- 5W CW kit QCX (currently built up)
‚Äč- 30W PA for 2m
- 80m: different temporary antennas (ZS6BKW, Inverted-L, W3EDP, 2x8m loaded dipole, G5RV, EndFed)
- 15m: 3x5m delta loop
- 2m: DoubleQuad DIY
- 70cm: 7el Yagi DIY
- Tuner MFJ 949-E

*** SWL ACTIVITIES ********************
- Yaesu FRG-7700 -> SOLD
- Hallicrafters SX-100
- Antennas as above
- DIY magnetic Loop
- and also using transceiver equipment above

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