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Wilhelm Elofsson

SE-52156 Floby
Sweden

EU
sweden
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Last update:2020-02-29 20:47:00
QTH:Middle of West Gothia
Continent:EU
Views:201
Main prefix:SM
Class:Full HAREC
Latitude:58.1634501
Longitude:13.3411019
Locator:JO68QD
DXCC Zone:284
ITU Zone:18
CQ Zone:14
Website:www.facebook.com/sa6bet

QSL dataUp to date!

Last update:2020-02-29 20:33:43
eQSL QSL:no
Bureau QSL:no
Direct QSL:no
LoTW QSL:YES
Extra QSL Info:Only LOTW atm. later also direct/Bureau when I get my QSL-cards.

Biography

Hello!

QSL MANAGEMENT: QSLs are at the moment ONLY accepted via LoTW. This is because I don't have any paper QSL-cards printed atm.

BIOGRAPHY: I'm a guy from a town in middle Sweden named Falköping (at the bottom between the two big lakes Vänern and Vättern). I passed my ham exam 2009, and the guy who brought me in to this is my uncle Magnus (SM6WET). I like much Contesting and hunt countries. I am also very intrested in electronics and electrics and I like to build things of my own. I'm active on the HF bands but also some contesting on VHF. Right now I'm working as a fiber optic networks planner at the local powergrid company.

YOUTH ACTIVITIES: Right now I'm active in the Swedish youthboard for SSA and working to getting more youngsters in the hobby. I have entered two YOTA camps in 2018-South Africa and 2019-Bulgaria and Friedrichhafen camp. I also have entered two NOTA (Nordics On The Air) Camps and YOTA December Month (DYM). If you are interested in the hobby, don't hesitate to ask me!

PROJECTS ONGOING:

Radio shack and antenna park: I am slowly building my antenna park and shack up. Now I have erected my 12m tower and mounted a Quad for 6-10-12-15-17-20mb with seperated feeders. At the bottom of tower I will have a coax switch where I also join coax for 160,40 and 80m antennas. Between tower and shack (25m) I have dug down two pipes, a 110 for 1/2", RG213 and RG58 coaxes, and the 50mm for Rotor, antenna-switching, 230V and LAN cables.

At the radioshack I have a L-shaped desk that is raisable to fit both standing and sitting positions hihi. On this I will build shelfs for the Equipment.

Mobile HAM Radio Station: I am building a mobile HAM radio contest station. Originally it is a caravan Sävsjö Sport 460 from 1981. Which I am renovating the whole outside with new paint and resealed windows, rails e.t.c. The inside I'm making a big desktop for two operator seats in the back and there will be a telescopic mast inside it. The main reason i do this is because of the high QRM in my former home in central Falkoping. -The caravan is almost finished but atm I use it as a normal caravan as I don't have use for it atm since I moved to the country side.

ANTENNA PARK:

-Tower: 12m guyed steel pole tower with HAM-IV rotor, holding a 2+2el Vanderley Quad for 6-10-12-15-17-20mb with seperated feeders @13,5m height.
-1/4wl aluminium tube vertical for 40mb.
-1/4wl wire vertical for 80m - 20m up in a pine-tree and sharing radials with:
-Inv-L for 160mb 20m up and sloping.
-Plans for beverages later.

All antennas except 6mb will be connected by RG213 to antenna switch at bottom of tower, from there will be a 1/2" cable to the outside of shack where lightning protection will be. The 6mb antenna goes directly by it's own 1/2" feeder to the shack.

Equipment

EQUIPMENT:

Radios:
-Yaesu FT-1000MP - Primary HF-radio
-Yaesu FT-650 - Primary for 6m
-QRP labs QSX - A kit i'm building
-Anytone D868 - 2/70 DMR
-Kenwood TM-231E 2m mobile radio

Amps:
-Modified Drake L4 with tuner from a ship and external 400V transformer all in a 1,5m high 19" floor-rack
-SB-220 modified with bigger fan for contest use

Rotor: CDE HAM-IV

Peripherals:
Logitech G35 Headset, Signalink USB, Winkeyer, Daiwa CN-101L SWR-meter, RS-1000 SWR-meter, Pro Power PS1320 PSU, Weller WECP-20 solder station, Cantenna Dummy-load,

For pictures on projects e.t.c. please click on the facebook link above.

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73 and see you on the bands!
/Willie, SA6BET

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