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Alan Holdsworth

NR20 5LL Dereham
England

EU
england
g8oo is on air
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Call data

Last update:2017-10-07 09:47:47
QTH:UK
Continent:EU
Premium:YES
Views:920
Main prefix:G
Latitude:52.7534920
Longitude:0.8928400
Locator:JO02KS
IOTA:EU-005
DXCC Zone:223
ITU Zone:27
CQ Zone:14
Website:www.g8oo.com

Most used bands

80m
(50%)
20m
(19%)
40m
(13%)
15m
(5%)
160m
(4%)

Most used modes

LSB
(23%)
CW
(23%)
FT8
(22%)
RTTY
(15%)
MFSK
(9%)

QSL data

Last update:2017-04-02 05:47:57
eQSL QSL:YES
Bureau QSL:no
Direct QSL:no
LoTW QSL:YES

Biography

The first question I am always asked is the g8oo Callsign.

8oo was originally issued to Mr W Moore who was known on the air as “Pony”

I am informed that the Callsign was originally issued as 8oo and that the G prefix was added in front of all UK Callsigns between 1936 and 1937.

In 1999 Mr W Moore's Family requested that I re-activate the g8oo Callsign.

Owing to the age of this Callsign there are very few g8 two letter Callsigns in the world, Therefore to work a g8 two letter Callsign is very rare.

I operated g8oo from 03/06/2000 to 27/07/2003 and, after removing dupes, logged 2813 Qso's and these equated to 824 CW and 1724 SSB.


My wife and I relocated to France in 2003 where I operated as F5VJK for 13 years. I predominantly operated HF sideband until our return to the UK on 1/2/2016 and proceded to use the g8oo Callsign no 10/11/2016.


I am also the holder of the following deactivated Callsigns F5VJK - GØSAH - G1SPZ.

I was also the sole operator of the following DXpedition Callsign's C56/GØSAH - C56/G8OO - 8Q7UK

Worked DXCCs:

Equipment


FT1000MP Mk5 with Carolina Windom 160 long wire antenna at 21ft or 7mts --- For up to date equipment information go to g8oo.com

QRZCQ Awards

DXCC 200
ITU 60
CQ 40

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