. . . . . some information about myself

" normal " life 1951 born in Gmunden, UpperAustria, living in Traunkirchen
1961-1969 school Gymnasium Gmunden
1970 - 1976 Technical University Vienna
1976 - 1979 QRL at company Philips in Vienna, developing components for Video-Tape-Recorder
1979 back to school as a teacher at HTL Braunau
1983 married to Ursula, five kids born between 1979 and 1994 and already three grandchildren
2018 retirement (?)

 

" radio " life 1970 licensed as OE5JFL
1981 first EME QSO (2m, 2Yagis)
1982 QRV 70cm EME with 5m dish
1983 70cm & 23cm with 8.5m dish
1984 tower and dish damaged
1985 temporary 3.3m dish at the home QTH
1987 QRV with 10m dish
1988 added 2m system to the dish
1991 extended dish to 11.2m diameter
1999/2000  EME tests with small antennas, continued in 2016
2007/2008  23cm EME beacon project at the QRL
2010  extended 2.8m dish to 3m semi-offset dish in my home QTH, used for tropo and EME
2013  completed 7.3m offset dish for 23cm EME
2016/2017  radio astronomy: measuring pulsars

 

 

ARRL - EME - CONTEST 1988 - 1997

YEAR No. SCORE 2m 70cm 23cm
1988 *1* 1.247.400   37x23   94x34 31x20
1989 *1* 1.930.300   61x38   97x37 41x22
1990 *1* 2.115.000   70x35 122x39 33x20
1991 *1* 2.541.400   82x35 131x40 49x22
1992 *1* 2.812.600   98x37 141x36 48x25
1993 *1* 3.263.500 109x37 146x43 50x27
1994 *1* 3.142.800 109x40 129x40 53x28
1995 *1* 2.209.000   70x31 101x32 64x31
1996 *1* 3.135.000   93x35 124x41 68x34
1997 *1* 3.135.000 101x40 120x39 64x31

Starting in 1988, I concentrated my moonbounce activity on the ARRL- EME - Contest.

With luck I could win this competition in the category

´Multiband - Single Operator´

10 times in a row.

 

 

 

Marathon

I do not spend all my free time in the radio shack, but do other crazy things as running Marathon. See the results of this struggle against myself and the distance of 42.195 km. ( At least I did not give up...)
YEAR TIME PLACE/RUNNERS COMMENT
1996 4:08:37 3561. of 4512 rain, snow, wind
1997 4:04:47 4298. of 5700 temp. good, wind
1998 3:42:16 3044. of 6632 perfect weather
1999 3:56:19 2584. of 6112 very hot, 30deg C !
2000 3:45:17 3380. of 7745 not much training...
2001 3:27:44 1934. of 9921

(85. of 482 men age 50-55)

very well prepared, good weather

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