Welcome to my shack!
Amateur radio (also called “Ham Radio”) is a friendly high-tech hobby that has got something fun for everyone. Radio amateurs use radio stations (transmitter and receiver) from their homes and outdoors to get in contact with other amateurs around the world, even complete strangers. They communicate with each other using morse code, voice or computers. About 3 million people troughout the world enjoy this hobby. In all countries amateur radio operators have to pass an examination to demonstrate technical knowledge, operating competence and awareness of legal and regulatory requirements. More about amateur radio at Wikipedia….
I have passed the amateur radio exam in 1975, and the callsign “DL5NO” has been assigned to me.
Amateur radio is a hobby with many possibilities. Every radio amateur has his own interests. My special interests are:
- CW (the use of the good old morse code)
- DX (far distance connections) on shortwave
- Contesting (see the fieldday page of the local radio club)
- Digital modes (RTTY, PSK31, FT8)
Within my webpages, I’d like to present my activities as radio amateur.