LF Rx antennas Station/room layouts
9M0C, D68C, 9M6AAC, 9M6TL
GB50, M2000A. GU8D
RSGB, CDXC, FOC
Tony was constantly building radios as a child/teenager in the 1960s. He
spent several years at sea as a Merchant Navy Radio operator. Went back to
college for 3 years gaining a BSc in Electronic Eng. Worked for a major UK
defence company for 11 years, involved in design/building of radio equipment
up to 500kWatts, mostly HF and some VHF, followed by another 13 years in low
power VHF/UHF radio systems. Currently Assistant Chief Engineer with THALES
Late starting his Amateur radio interests due to a variety of reasons. A
chance invitation to HF CW Field Day in 1990 triggered his childhood
interest in HF. Tony took the CW tests before the technical examination and
has been active since 1991, exclusively CW from 1992. He runs a Yaesu
FT1000MP and 400W to a 17Meter tower with various antennas.
Tony is a qualified Running Coach and has a draw full of running medals from
previous races including a few Marathons. Race times are not as good as they
were but he enjoys the exercise.
His XYL and two daughter think he is crazy!
JA1RJU, Kazu san
JH4RHF, Jun san
JA3AER, Taizo san