Born in Hazerswoude (Netherlands) in 1938. Retired as system-engineer since 1998.
First licensed as PA0MP in 1963, licensed as DJ0TP in 1968.
Member of VERON (since 1963, #2941), DARC (OV Vegesack DOK I-14 since 1973, #1490002), EUDXF (since 2008, #802) and GDXF (since 2008, #620)
DXCC STATUS (05 August 2016): 337 (All) and 330 (Current) confirmed countries. Last confirmation: FT4JA – Juan de Nova.
I prefer QSL via bureau and LoTW. I upload my logs to the LoTW at least once a week and regularly also to Clublogs.
Equipment here: ICOM IC-7600 with SignaLink USB-Sound Card Interface for Digi-Modes and the Expert 1K-FA Antenna Tuner/Power Amplifier. W3DZZ-antenna for 80 m and 40 m, 2 el. yagi antenna for 30 m, 17 m and 12 m combined with a 3 el. yagi antenna for 20 m, 15 m and 10 m (Fritzel FB-DX-506 on a 18 m/60ft tower). For my mobile activities from Corsica Island (TK/DJ0TP) in the summertime I use the Buddipole antenna system.
Software for the Digi-Modes: MixW 4.1.1 (reg.), JT65 – HF HB9HQX- Edition
Logbook: HAM-Office 5 rel. 4.1 by ARCOMM.
Awards: DXCC (Honour Roll),WAS (20m-Mixed), WAC, WAZ, WAS Triple Play Award #603.
My skype-ident can be obtained on email request.
3A, 3W, 9M2, 9V, A6, BY, DL, EA, EA6, EA8, F, G, HB9, HB0, HL, I, JA, JY, LX, OE, ON, OK, OZ, PA, RAeu, SM, SV9, TA, TK *), V5, VE3, VR2, VU, W6/7/9, XE, XU, YK, ZL, ZS.
*) first activation in August/September 2017.