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Nelu Branga
Str. Imparatul Traian Nr.2
RO-305500 Lugoj
Romania, TIMIS

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Call data

Last update:2020-10-09 11:45:11
Main prefix:YO
Federal state:TIMIS
DXCC Zone:275
ITU Zone:28
CQ Zone:20

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QSL data

Last update:2019-10-13 03:42:34
Bureau QSL:no
Direct QSL:YES
Extra QSL Info:OQRS



My name is Nelu, born in 1947 and I am radioamateur since SWL with call YO2-1084/TM on 1970, with YO2BEH on 1973 and from April 2003 my call is YO2RR. YO2R is contest call in period 2007-2009. Until 1990 i worked as a instructor and trainer dealt with radiocommunications. After many years of activity, I obtained the Class 1 license .
I started private business since 1990 on civil and industrial buildings with S.C. CLUB S.R.L. Since 2008 are retired.
I am a member of : YODX CLUB # 139, DIG # 3377, CHC # 1689, NCDXF # 5328, PRO-CW # 5, EACW CLUB # 138, SKCC # 5848, PODXS 070 CLUB # 141, CTC # 285, FH # 120, DMC # 856, EPC # 7088,BCS # 594, OBC # 268, TRC,PRO-DIGITAL #1 ..the YR0HQ team for IARU HF World Championship (from 2000 to 2019 every year), and in 1986 i was awarded the title international master of radiosport.
From 1981 I became referee. I established with my call over 265.000 QSO's in CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8, FT4 SSTV, PSK31, PSK63, PSK125, MFSK16, HELL, OLIVIA, SATELIT ...( My favorite operating mode is CW on HF) and I have confirmed 349 DXCC(every 340 current entities + 9 deleted and #1 on YO DX CLUB) till now and over 1250 awards (most in contests) including 9BDXCC. In 2016 I obtained HONOR ROLL #1 and DXCC CHALLENGE 2500 from ARRL.
I frequently participate in international contests in all working modes.(Usually only day in 15m) I achieved 21 first places worldwide, over 53 second and third places, over 390 first places / YO , in 2006 I was awarded the first place , thus becoming champion at YODXHF. In 2008 I was qwarted the third place, on 2009 second place and in 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2015, first place in SO15m at same contest.
After 2006 are contest manager, referee and sponsor of PCC (PRO CW CONTEST) the first weekend of December and from 2019 of PDC (PRO DIGITAL CONTEST) the second full weekend of December. I invite you to participate in this contests.
I am single activ operator of club station YO2KHK (after 2019 and YO2CMI sometimes in SAT mode). With my club of S.C.CLUB S.R.L. I estabilished over 19.000 qso's in all modes and I have confirmed 345 DXCC (337 current entities +8 deleted). YO2KHK is radioclub #1 on YO DX CLUB. Club station obtained HONOR ROL and DXCC CHALLENGE 1000 from ARRL.

Worked DXCCs:


Transceiver: IC-7600, IC-7610 and IC-9700, QO-100 Satellite equipment, Switch ELAD-AMS-33, Linear amplifier ACOM 2100, LA-1K from PALSTAR and RF2K5+, RAT-PAK Antenna switch, Alpha Spid Big AZ rotator, Palstar HF-AUTO Tuner, 3x USB Interface III , LP-100A (Digital SWR & Wattmeter), BY-2 Bencher paddle , 11 Bands HM Preselector, antenna OB15-7, AV-640 and Kelemen Dipole for 80m and 160m , PC DELL 2.9GHz/8 GRam, Win 7 Prof .
PC Programs: Logger32, WSJT-X, MSHV, JTDX, MMTTY, MMVARI, MMSSTV and I use N1MM+ for contests.

Last updated on 09.10.2020

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