MURRAY J EVANS
14 HENDERSON STREET WHAKATANE NEW ZEALAND
WELCOME, to the web page of Amateur Radio Station ZL1SZ
First licenced in 1961 with the call of ZL2QI and later in 1969 issued with ZL1SZ
The town of Whakatane has a population of 18000 and in located 250 km south east of Auckland in
the Bay of Plenty on the eastern coastline of the North Island.
CURRENT AMATEUR STATION
My shack equipment consists of an IC-738 transceiver driving a Clipperton L linear amplifier into a
Hi-Gain TH5 DX yagi antenna at 15 meters above 36 ground radials for 10, 15 & 20 m and 1/4 WL
wire slopers for 80, 40 & 12 meter operations.
A registered electrician and electrical inspector, I along with my XYL own and operate an electrical
contracting business with a lighting and electrical retail store in Whakatane serving the Bay of Plenty.
I have been a volunteer Fire Fighter for 31 years and serve as an officer
in the New Zealand Fire Service with the Whakatane Fire Brigade.
Member of the of Lions Club International and member of the Lions Club of Whakatane for 22 years.
Holder of a Private Pilots licence since 1971 flying light aircraft
and have a great interest in aviation .
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