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ZL4QD
Kevin Hand
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ZL4QD Ham Since 1977
New Zealand

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My Ham Radio Interests
Digital Modes and Contesting
Shortwave Broadcast and Utility listening

Equipment
For HF - Kenwood TS530S and Yaesu FT817ND.
Icom IC-25A 2M mobile.
For VHF/UHF - Icom F3 H/held, Kenwood TR-2500 H/held 2M rig and Kenwood TH-K7 dualband H/Held.
For SW - Yaesu FRG-7000, Sangean ATS-803 and a DRT-1 Software Defined Radio with a Sony Vaio laptop computer. I also use a Digitech AR1745 portable receiver which covers MW, SW and FM broadcast bands.
Realistic Pro 2011 scanner for misc VHF/UHF Rx.
Antennas are a wire dipole for HF Tx/Rx plus various Groundplanes for VHF and UHF.
A recent addition is an Icom F-5023 VHF rig which covers all our Civil Defence frequencies as well as the 2M Repeaters and Simplex frequencies for our area.

Other Interests
SWL mainly in the marine utilities area

Clubs
Branch 30 (Otago) NZART

New Rig

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6/1/2011 4:44:11 PM (0 comments) Add a commentAdd Comment


Earlier this year I purchased an Icom F-5023 VHF rig which is a 128 Channel 25watt transceiver covering 136MHz to 174 MHz. It came pre-programmed with all of our local 2M repeaters and simplex frequencies as well as the local Civil Defence repeaters and simplex frequencies and had a good workout during a car rally (Rally of Otago) in early April.
Have a look at the following page at www.otagorally.net


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