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VK3XZ

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Michael Boudreaux

4285 Woodhill
Australia, Queensland

OC
australia

Call data

Last update:2018-08-26 04:10:20
QTH:Australia
Continent:OC
Views:480
Main prefix:VK
Class:Advanced
Federal state:Queensland
Latitude:37°44'58.71"S
Longitude:144°44'58.44"E
Locator:QF22IG
IOTA:OC-001
DXCC Zone:150
ITU Zone:59
CQ Zone:30

Most used bands

30m
(40%)
20m
(24%)
17m
(18%)
40m
(14%)
15m
(7%)

Most used modes

FT8
(65%)
JT65
(24%)
PSK31
(6%)
SSB
(4%)
JT9
(2%)

QSL data

Last update:2018-08-26 03:56:08
eQSL QSL:YES
Bureau QSL:YES
Direct QSL:YES
LoTW QSL:YES
Extra QSL Info:3 dollars Australian and SASE Envelope required. Paypal @ vk3xz@tpg.com.au

Biography

I became interested in Electronics at an early age of 6 years. Recovered old TV sets and broadcast radios and built radio projects from the age of 8 years. I Owned several shortwave receivers and did qsling with commercial broadcast stations worldwide.I went to University and graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering in 1972.I took the ham exam in 1974 and within 3 weeks had taken and passed the advanced class license.I Used a Model 12 and 15 teletype unit and flying spot scanners for SSTV during this time period. I went abroad and worked in Saudi Arabia on Oil and gas installations for 15 years. During this time I was a guest operator at HZ1AB in Dhahran Saudi Arabia. This was a RAAF unit on the airbase in AlKhobar Saudi Arabia. In 1996 I left Saudi and did worldwide work starting up automated systems in the Paper industry. I Was able to work ham radio from many different countries. I met my wife in 1998 via Internet and came to live in Australia in late 1999. I immediately applied for recipocal licencing and received the call VK3FML. Later on I received my Advanced call VK3XZ which I now hold as well as VK8XZ(retired call) . I work mostly digital modes and like SSB as well. Very active on 15 and 20 meters on all Digital modes, especially JT65 and JT9. I use a Yaesu FTDX1200 Tranceiver,Elad SDR x2,FC20 Automatic tuner, Heathkit SB200 Amplifier,Drake L4B Amplifier, Tet Emtron TE33 3elemet 10-15-20 meter beam at 12 meters height,also TH6DXX beam at 12 Meters height, and a Trapped rotating dipole for WARC bands as well as an MFJ Soudcard Interface and MFJ Multicom software. I am very active on all Digital Modes especially JT65,JT9,PSK31,SIM31,FT8,FT8Call and RTTY. I am a member of the Southside ARS Radio Group in Brisbane, Australia. I can be found most days and weekends from 2200GMT until about 0700 GMT daily on 14075 and 18.102 FT8, 14.070 0r 21.070 PSK: 14.076 MT65, 14.078 MT9; 10.138 JT65/9 14.082 RTTY 73's Mike VK3XZ
*note: on 27 April 2018 I have also received the Call sign VK4SY


I look Forward to Printing you all very Soon! Good DX to All!

Worked DXCCs:

Equipment

Yaesu FTDX1200 Tranceiver for 10-6 Meters; Yaesu FT8900 Quad Band FM Tranceiver 2 and 70 cm;
Elad SDR Tranceiver x2 with 100 watt SS amp My Main Tranceiver now.
Yaesu FT847 Satellite for 160 Meters - 2 Meters; SCU-17 Yaesue Digital Interface;MFJ 1279 Digital Interface; Tet Emtron TE-33 triband Beam 10-15-20 Meters; Tet Emtron Rotating Dipole for the WARC bands; Log Priodic for 2 and 70 cm; Diamond trapped Dipole for 40/80 Meters;Th6DXX Yagi beam, Windows 10 Acer Desktop PC with 20 inch Monitor

  

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