RX3QFM VHF activity
VHF station situated at summer residence, 12km south Voronezh city, Russia. Loc - KO91oo.
VHF activity possible only summer period. Mainly April - October.
Main interests - Tropo, Es, Aurora, MS, FAI, Iono.
Time to time, I am QRV EME, but preference - CW. Also use JT65b, if you ask me.
In shack I use Yaesu FT-840 + home made transverter RX3QFM design, since 1998. Now - Yaesu FT-857D.
Before Perseids 2003, my must was fully damaged, by big thunderstorm.
Spring 2004 , we build new steel pipes must 17m ASL.
Computer - Pentium ||| - 500MHz.
Tranciever - Yaesu FT-857D.
Antenna - 2m 2x2.2wl BVO
Antenna - 70cm 1x6wl OPT70
LNA - 2m BF998 0.8dB NF
LNA - 70cm BF998 2 stage 0.9 dB NF
Power amplifier - 2m GI7B+GS35b+2xGS35b
Power amplifier 70cm GI7b. GS35b under construction.
During contest time we use 2x8wl OPT70 for 70cm and 2x4m DL6WU for 23 cm
All time I have a big support from my best friend Dima - RZ3QD.
And always from my wife - Galina.
Galina now licensed like RN3QLU and also active on VHF/UHF/SHF bands.
Galina in MS QSO with I6WJB.
And RX3QFM VHF/UHF contest team.
Also good old friend Oleg - RX3QFN - active VHF-er.
Galina now shared my hobby, and licensed present time like RN3QLU.
Time to time, Galina also QRV on 2m, mainly tropo.
Initials QSO's of RX3QFM 1999-2004 period on 2m.
Worked terrestrial QRA. Map.
Most wanted squares for RX3QFM. Map.
If you need a MS or EME sked. Best way - my wok mail vladimir at m-media dot ru
Also possible shack mail rx3qfm at mail dot ru .
Then I present in shack, I active in ON4KST 144/432 chat.
Last time we are active on 23 cm.
73! Vlad. RX3QFM