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2021-10-25 03:09:59 UTC









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Yves Duquesne

B.9600 RONSE

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Call data

Last update:2021-06-10 10:30:53
Main prefix:ON
DXCC Zone:209
ITU Zone:27
CQ Zone:14

QSL dataUp to date!

Last update:2021-09-29 14:19:14
Bureau QSL:YES
Direct QSL:YES
Extra QSL Info:Bureau preferred. ( For Direct = 1IRC )




OS8ON SES valid Between April 18 till December 12 / 2021

April 18 : World Amateur Radio Day '' Amateur Radio: Home but Never Alone ''

S ••• = the first letter transmitted in CW without wires across the Atlantic Ocean.

December 12 : 120 th Anniversary of the first transatlantic radio transmission from Guglielmo Marconi.

On 12 December 1901, Guglielmo Marconi made the first transatlantic radio transmission (Send S ••• in CW) between Signal Hill in Saint John, Newfoundland (Canada) and Poldhu in southern Cornwall County (England), which won him the Nobel Prize in 1909, shared with Karl Ferdinand Braun.

- BIO -

I am French speaking and I live in East Flanders.
With my wife whe have a restaurant downtown Ronse for over thirty years.

See the link below for the virtual visit of our small town.

I started HF listening at 8 at home with a HF receiver TANDY DX-100 via a long wire and also with a YAESU FT-101 via a 3elm Yagi wich my grand uncle ON4JX had assigned me in his schack and started ON AIR at 13 in 1977 with the solar cycle 21 and the high 80's propagation, looking for DX on 11m with a 5/8 GP and Midland 6001, gift from my grand father Joseph CW operator in the Belgian Post Company, and my grand uncle Julien de ON4JX also CW OP - In 1986 I made my military service I was Radio operator in the Belgian Army in Weiden ( Germany ) at the 4°TTR unit. Driver and operator from a Mercedes Unimog 404 with its trailer and Diesel generator. In the Unimog Shelter the advanced (in 1986) RITA communication setup. RITA = Réseau Intégré (de) Transmission Automatique = Automatic Integrated Transmission Network - In VHF/UHF/SHF.

Germany 4°TTR

My HAM roots. My grand Uncle Julien ON4JX, his schack in 1952.

British Army R107 + VFO and PA with my uncle Jean

My other hobbies besides radio : Flyfishing and motorbikes.

I started to fish at 5 alone ! Still fishing but only on the Fly. I'm a Flyfisherman. In river, lake and sea. In Belgium. In Alaska for different Salmon species, Stealhead, Rainbow trout, Grayling, Pikes. In Ireland for Atlantic Salmon and brown Trout. In Belize, on the Ambergis Caye flats for Bonefish, Permit, Tarpon. Also deep blue big game fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi in West Africa and Indian Ocean.

I started off-road motor bike at 16 with a HONDA MT5, then YAMAHA IT175 followed by HONDA MTX200 and stopped off-road with a KAWASAKI KLX250R. I'm shifting to the road with a YAMAHA RD250LC, BMW K75, BMW R100RT, then DUCATI's Pentah 600, 900 SS, 888 SBK.

I was active on WWFF - ON8ON/P

Belgian ONFF : 0030-0041-0075-0186-0218-0221-0242-0243-0244-0314-0317-0318-0351-0354-0355-0356-0357-0394-0444-0581-0629-0716-0721

SES WW1 CENTENARY CALL: OP8ON/P = ONFF-0026 Yser Battlefield. Newport

French FFF - F/ON8ON/P = FFF-0089 Parc Naturel Régional du Lubéron in Gordes + FFF-0187 Parc Naturel Régional des Préalpes de Grasse in Saint-Vallier-de-Thiey.

My previous SES activity :

OO8ON ( King Filip of Belgium ) - OP8ON ( WW1 100yrs ) - OR8ON ( Pincess Elisabeth )


QSL infos :

This March 12, 2021. I just responded to all QSL received via Bureau.

‼️‼️‼️ For information, due to the health situation, the QSL BUREAU service of the UBA/VERON on March 21 is still suspended, neither reception nor sending of QSL until further notice ‼️‼️‼️

OR8ON info : If we made a QSO with my special call OR8ON, I have automatically send you my QSL via Bureau on January 2020. No need to answer. Thanks for the QSO.

( I no longer collect QSL but I always respond with pleasure to the QSL received )

Be patient I'm reply only one time each year.
毎年 1 回だけ返事をするので、忍耐強くなりましょう
Будьте терпеливы, я отвечаю только один раз в год.

‼️ If you want a QSL DIRECT = join 1 IRC ‼️

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