9N7BM – Nepal

9N7BM

Today the postman brought me this beautiful, extremely rare QSL card.   What a pleasure ! This is the first ever radio communication between Iceland and Nepal on 160 Meters. Once more the Arctic King demonstrates his prowess. My 160M totals are now 203 Worked, 201 Confirmed.

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Arctic Moonlight

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The results of a trip to the beach in the Moonlight.   Extremely icy roads and treacherous conditions stumbling in the near total darkness, made this a challenging shoot.  

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Rigging Course

TF1MM letting go in Naqoura 1991

I attended a Rigging Course in UNIFIL, Naqoura, South Lebanon in 1991. Some novel methods were used by the instructors to instill confidence in the safety gear.

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Early antenna adventure

pulley jammed

Things did not always go as planned in the early days.  These photos were taken around 1985 when I as a young TF1PS acquired my first big antenna pole. I have since tried to make such mistakes only once.

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1A0KM – Sovereign Military Order of Malta

image by Željko Heimer, 8 June 2002

An international team of operators are activating the Sovereign Military Order of Malta with the call sign 1A0KM from January 2nd to January 7th. SMOM is activated every two years or so and very rarely on 160 Meters.  I needed a contact for an ATNO (All Time New One) and I made an easy QSO […]

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