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ZS6OB

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JAN "PINE" PIENAAR

0153 Pretoria
South Africa, RSA

AF
south africa
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Call data

Last update:2017-04-05 13:27:14
QTH:Outskirts of Pretoria northern part of the RSA
Continent:AF
Views:743
Main prefix:ZS
Class:UNRESTRICTED
Federal state:RSA
Latitude:-25.8125000
Longitude:28.2916670
Locator:KG44DE
DXCC Zone:462
ITU Zone:57
CQ Zone:38
Website:www.zs6arf.co.za

Most used bands

2m
(46%)
6m
(36%)
40m
(5%)
20m
(4%)
70cm
(3%)

Most used modes

SSB
(40%)
JT65B
(35%)
JT65
(12%)
JT65A
(10%)
FM
(2%)

QSL data

Last update:2014-09-21 20:09:31
eQSL QSL:no
Bureau QSL:YES
Direct QSL:YES
LoTW QSL:YES

Biography

I am on the air since 1981 1st as ZR6PN and later became ZS6OB

Main interest is VHF/UHF contesting, EME & EME DX expeditions
6 meter TEP operation, MS


Expeditions:
1.Botswana as A25OB
2.Namibia as V51OB as member of the V51/ expedition
3.Lesotho as 7P8EME organizer,team leader,infrastructure
and antenna development.

EME - WSJT JT65B digital modes 144 MHZ / 432 MHz
144 MHz:
DXCC worked [115] confirmed [104]
VUCC worked [442] confirmed [336]
EME initials [711]
WAC worked [6] confirmed [6]
WPX worked [428]
WAZ worked [37] confirmed [29]

432 MHz:
DXCC worked [20] confirmed [11]
VUCC worked [41] confirmed [19]
EME initials [37]
WAC worked [6] confirmed [5]
WPX worked [36] confirmed [19]
WAZ worked [11] confirmed [8]

Home brewing of VHF UHF antennas and multi antenna systems

Recently be came active on HF digital modes JT65 ect

I am active on 80 meters up to 100 watts with an 80 meter inverted vee wire antenna

and I am using a home brew multi wire 6 band wire dipole antenna at 13 meters FOR 12M, 15M,17M, 20M, 30M &40 METERS

Worked DXCCs:

Equipment

Icom IC-7300,IC-7100, Icom IC-7000, Icom IC-9100, Icom IC-551, Icom IC-2300H.

HF antennas: High gain TH5DX tribander, multi band wire antenna

UHF 1296 MHz:
Single M^2 35 element yagi [H]

VHF antennas 144z:
Single M^2 XP28 for tropo and MS
EME array 4x M^2 XP20 MOBILE expeditions
EME array 4x M^2 XP20

Amplifiers: ME1500V 1KW - ITB 1000 AR SSPA 1KW for 144 MHz

UHF 432 MHz
4x K1FO 22 element side by side horizontal plane, fully adjustable
between V & H mobile - EME Amp ITB ARCHIMEDES 432 MHz 1KW - NOT OPERATIONAL AT THE MOMENT

Horizontal 6M5X 50 MHZ yagi

  

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