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Contester Profile - EI4II
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This page introduces Irish Contester EI4II - Bernard Gondard.
Call-signs, past/present
F5SBF/ EI4II
My Tower(s)
NO
Transmitting Antennas
  • 160m - NO
  • 80m - 30 METERS LW 4 METERS HEIGHT
  • 40m - DIPOLE
  • 20m - 30 METERS LW 4 METERS HEIGHT
  • 15m - 30 METERS LW 4 METERS HEIGHT
  • 10m - 30 METERS LW 4 METERS HEIGHT
Receiving Antennas
NO
Rig(s)
ICOM 756
Amplifier(s)
NO
Useful Accessories
Contesting Software
  • Logger - SWISSLOG
  • RTTY - NO
  • Other - NO
When did you start contesting ?
Since I start ham radio (1991).
Comments about your early contesting...
 
What do you enjoy about HF Contesting ?:
Like CW contest for testing my capacity to read cw (have to improve !!!!! hi ) and to test my station always happy to get so many answer with only my long wire and 100 wtts. Always an expediency to contact new DXCC on new bands.
What do you attribute to your success ?
Patience.
Which are your favourite contests, and why ?
CQ WW DX CW (vy easy)
ALL ASIA SSB CW (get new DXCC specialy on low bands)
COUPE DU REF SSB CW (French contest)
What is the next planned improvement to your station ?
New Antennas, Beam, (just move house). Have to get software for contest.
What tips would you pass on to budget-contesters ?
 
What advice do you have for new contesters ?
 
Contact Details
Email: bpgondard AT eircom DOT net
Homepage: No
 
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