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Personal Info:

Carlo Consoli, born in November, 19th 1969 in Rome, Italy. Currently living in Rome my wife Marika and my son Marco 

IK0YGJ Op. CarloStudies:

Degree in Computer Science, with thesis (click here to download MS Word 6.0 short and complete description of it) and publications in the field of Artificial Intelligence (Natural Language Processing). Actually employed as a professional in the field of Information Technology on a *VERY* large company of three letters, (additional clue: its name is starting with I and ending with M).

HAM Radio Career:


Member of: EHSC 102, SHSC 169, VHSC 393, HSC 1843, MARCONISTA 700, iQRP 563, AGCW 3193, CTC 777, SKCC 2523, CWOps 574, FOC 1937

I only operate in CW, with all four kind of keys: vertical, paddle, sideswiper, bug (you are the welcome to see my key collection)

  • Started as CB in January, 1989
  • General licence (144Mhz and above) : IW0DKQ (expired) September, 1990
  • Extra licence (full HF) : IK0YGJ (current) September, 1994
  • Suspended ham radio activity from 1998 to 2003
  • Enterd HSC, INORC and Marconi Club in 2004
  • Entered VHSC in 2006
  • Ranked in RUFZ top-speed list (>70 WPM) in 2006
  • Entered SHSC in 2008
  • Entered EHSC in 2009
  • Entered FOC, CWOPS in 2010
  • Appointed Member of INORC Board of Directors for 2010-2013(left INORC in 2010)


I published several articles devoted to CW and its art in the Italian Ham Radio Magazine RadioRivista (ARI Web Site).


In 2008, I wrote the book "Lo Zen e l'Arte della Telegrafia" (Zen and the Art of Radiotelegraphy):


Download ZART here:


Radio equipment:

  • Yaesu FT920
  • Yaesu FT817 for portable ops / camper van
  • Eco 7+ vertical multibander HF 40-6 mt
  • SGC 239 +  long wire
  • Diamond X-200 vertical twibander VHF-UHF


  My former INORC Naval Club QSL Card