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Royston G Evans

TQ3 1AG Paignton
England

EU
england
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Call data

Last update:2019-03-14 11:21:17
QTH:Devon
Continent:EU
Views:43
Main prefix:G
Class:Full
Latitude:50.4498000
Longitude:-3.5828000
Locator:IO80FK
DXCC Zone:223
ITU Zone:27
CQ Zone:14
Website:twitter.com/paigntonweath…

QSL data

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

Biography

I was first licensed in June 1980
I took the Radio Amateurs Exam at The City of Bath Technical College
and later took B.Tech Electronics Level II at South Bristol Technical College

I also took a short course at the Bristol Brunel Academy making and designing PCBs

I worked for Securicor Radiocomms formerly Securicor PMR for about 30 years.

In Dec 2016 we moved from Radstock near Bath to Paignton, Devon
Having been off the air for many years I have recently taken up the hobby again

Station is located 140m (460ft) ASL overlooking Torbay. Grid Square IO80fk

Lat 50.26.59 N

Long 3.34.58 W

Oct 2017 Joined The Torbay Amateur Radio Society

http://www.torbayars.org.uk/NewTars/index.shtml

Weather

My Weather Station Is a Fine Offset WH1080 (Maplins) which has been working well for many years.
This sends the data to APRS/CWOP, Weather Underground, Twitter & The Met Office WOW Website, using Cumulus Software

https://twitter.com/PaigntonWeather
https://www.wunderground.com/personal-weather-station/dashboard?ID=ITORQUAY25
https://wow.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/view?siteID=24615248

Roy


Equipment

Equipment = Yaesu FTM400DE(XDR) 2m & 70cm C4FM System Fusion & Wires X

Antenna = Diamond X50 Dual Band Collinear.

Equipment = Uniden UBC785XLT mainly used for monitoring the marine channels

Antenna = E Antenna EA270J Dual Band 2m & 70cm J-Pole

Radiooditty GD-77 Dmr Handheld

Baofeng GT-3TP Handheld

HF/VHF SDR Dongle

  

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