SHACK [ALLMOST FINISHED & TO DO: ANTENNA'S]
PREVIOUS SHACK
A BIG THANK YOU TO: LAURIE, VK3AMA CREATOR OF JTALERT ... DANIELE, IW3HMH CREATOR OF LOG4OM ...
IGOR, UA3DJY ONE OF THE CREATORS OF JTDX, FOR ENDLESS SUPPORT AND EFFORT
AND MAURO IZ2BKT, FOR A PERFECT TIMESYNC PIECE OF SOFTWARE WORKING WITH MY GPS RECEIVER.
1962 MADE IN HOLLAND AND BORN ON JUDGEMENT DAY, HERE COMES "TROUBLE"

1974 RECEIVED RTTY FOR THE 1ST TIME, USING A TONO THETA 350, A KENWOOD TS-530S FOR RX
AND A 2x40 METER DIPOLE, FIRST RTTY SIGNAL I RECEIVED CAME FROM 5W1EJ IN WEST SAMOA.

1985 RECEIVED SSTV FOR THE 1ST TIME, USING AN "SR-256" AND THE ROBOT 400
RECEIVING 8,16 AND 32 SEC. B/W LINE SEQUENTIAL AND 2 ROBOT COMPOSITE MODES.
THE FIRST STATION I RECEIVED IN 8 SECOND B/W WITH THE SR-256, WAS BERT, W5ZR.

1988 ONE OF MY FIRST AWARDS WERE: WAC 5 BAND SSB AND THE HEARD ALL VK CALL AREAS AWARD

1989 STARTED COLOR SSTV WITH THE WRAASE "SC-1" AND THE AVT SYSTEM FROM A.E.A.
COVERING ALL EXCISTING AND EXPERIMENTAL SSTV MODES AT THAT TIME, WICH WERE OVER 55.
THE FIRST STATION I RECEIVED IN M1 COLOR WAS LIONEL, VK7HL FROM TASMANIA.

1996 RECEIVED THE I.V.C.A -DXAA AWARD "#5-SWL" FOR MY FIRST 50 DXCC COUNTRIES ON SSTV.
IGNORING ALL THE USUAL COMMENTS I RECEIVED, I ALSO STARTED WITH HELLSCHREIBER THIS YEAR.
AND I GOT MARRIED ON THE 4TH OF JULY, BUT DON'T WORRY I'LL NEVER GROW UP.

2007 [25-8] EARLIER THAN EXPECTED I FINISHED THE NEW ALLMIGHTY GEARHELL .....................
PRO'S: SHORTER COAX, LESS INHOUSE AND OUTSIDE NOISE, STABLE TEMPERATURE AND A GHOST!
WITH 217 DXCC CONFIRMED SINCE 1975 I STARTED ALL OVER AGAIN BUT MOSTLY DIGITAL MODES NOW

2012 AFTER 22000 PLUS QSO'S IN BPSK MODE AND NOWHERE TO GO I DID SET UP JT65HF BY W6CQZ
AND JT-ALERT BY VK3AMA TO FILL UP MISSING DXCC, STATES AND GRIDS.
*** JT HELPER V2.4.20 JT65HF LOGS DIRECTLY TO MIXW LOG NOW, TNX LAURIE ***

2014 FEBRUARY ORDERED 2 NEW ALINCO DX-R8, THEY COME CHEAP SO WHY NOT BUY 2, ONE SET UP FOR WSPR
OR DSSTV ON 40 METERS AND THE OTHER ONE, UNTIL I GET A THIRD USB-III, IS DOING 144.750 ATV TALKBACK.
HOW ALL IS CONNECTED CAN BE SEEN IN THIS DIRTY DRAWING

JUNE ALL DONE WORKING ON WAS JT65 FINALLY RECEIVED AN EQSL FROM HAWAII.

2018 PREVIOUS DXCC COUNT WAS 215, STARTING 1975 UNTIL 2007, STARTED ALL OVER AGAIN DEC 2007

WITH 291 COUNTRIES OUT OF WAC 5BAND #0008 .. WAC WARC #0009 AND WAC 160M #0002
ALL SINCE 23 DEC 2007, THE SMALL GEAR AND SHORT ANTENNAS SEEM TO WORK FB FOR ME.
I ALSO MANAGED TO COMPLETE WAS #0067 AND WAZ #0023 AT THE DMC.

ALSO UPDATED SOME STUFF ON THE "FRANKENSTEIN PC" PAGE [PROPAGATION MADE ME DO IT] FRANKENSTEIN

OCTOBER REPLACED THE 2 MICROHAM MICROKEYER II FOR 2 MICROHAM MICROKEYER III DEVICES BY OM7ZZ.

2019 FEBRUARY LATEST AWARDS DONE IN FT8 MODE USING VARIOUS JTDX VERSIONS ARE
FROM THE FTDMC CLUB: WAS #0539, WAZ #0077 AND WAC #1025.
ALSO GOT 4 METERS, 6 METERS AND 60 METERS GOING WITH THE : "WORKED SIXTY" 60 METERS #0015,
"50 GRID LOCATORS" 4 METERS #0001 AND "250 GRID LOCATORS" 6 METERS #0006 AWARDS

2020 NOT EXPECTING TO MAKE IT TO 100 DXCC OR 40 ZONES BUT I AM DONE WITH REPEATERS
SO I CONNECTED A MICROKEYER II WICH WAS REPLACED BY THE MK3 TO THE OLD UNEMPLOYED 7400
TO DO SOME FT8 ON 144 MHZ ALSO ;-) AND GATHERED "50 GRID LOCATORS" ON 2 METERS #0078 :-)
IN CASE OF NO PROPAGATION THIS SETUP MONITORS 144.8875 OR 144.500 SLOWSCAN TELEVISION

JULY FOUND A WAY TO RUN A GRABBER AGAIN, RUNNING FSKVIEW BY AJ4VD AND WSPR 4.0 BY K1JT HERE: GRABBER

2021 SOME OF THE LATEST AWARDS: 9 BAND WAC AND 10 BAND DXCC
JUST TO SHOW THE INSIDE ANTENNA FOR HF IS WORKING FINE.

WORK IN PROGRESS [AFTER 13 YEARS]

RECEIVED LOCATORS SINCE DEC. 2007
JT MODES BPSK FT4 FT8 RTTY/AMTOR


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