Radio biography

My name is Nelu, born in 1947 and I am radioamateur since SWL with the call YO2-1084/TM on 1970, with YO2BEH on 1973 and from April 2003 my call is YO2RR. YO2R is my contest call in period  2007-2009. Until 1990 i worked as a instructor and trainer dealt with radiocommunications. After many years of activity, I obtained the Class 1 license .
I started private business since 1990 on civil and industrial buildings with S.C. CLUB S.R.L. Since 2008 are retired.

I am a member of : YODX CLUB # 139, DIG # 3377, CHC # 1689, NCDXF # 5328, PRO-CW # 5, EACW CLUB # 138, SKCC # 5848, PODXS 070 CLUB # 141, CTC # 285, FH # 120, DMC # 856, EPC # 7088,BCS # 594, OBC # 268, TRC ..the YR0HQ team for IARU HF World Championship (from 2000 to 2018 every year),  and in 1986 i was awarded the title international master of radiosport.
From 1981 I became  referee. I established with my call over 266.000 QSO's in CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8, SSTV, PSK31, PSK63, PSK125, MFSK16, HELL, OLIVIA ...( My favorite operating mode is CW on HF) and I have confirmed 349 DXCC(every 340 current entities + 9 deleted and #1 on YO DX CLUB) till now and over  1250 awards (most in contests) including 10BDXCC. In 2016 I obtained HONOR ROLL #1, HONOR ROLL CW, HONOR ROLL PH and
Challenge 2500 from ARRL.
I am single activ operator of club station YO2KHK. With my club of S.C.CLUB S.R.L. I estabilished over 20.500 qso's in all modes and I have confirmed 345 DXCC (337 current entities +8 deleted). YO2KHK is radioclub #1 on YO DX CLUB. In 2016 I obtained HONOR ROLL and Challenge 1000 from ARRL.
I frequently participate in international contests in all working modes.(Usually during daytime in 15m CW or Digital modes) I achieved 22 first places worldwide, over 55 second and third places, over 395 first places / YO , in 2006 I was awarded the first place , thus becoming champion at YODXHF. In 2008 I  obtained the third place, on 2009 second place and in 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2015,  first place in SO15m at same contest.
After 2006 I am contest manager, referee and sponsor of TAC (TOP OF OPERATORS ACTIVITY CONTEST) whice takes place the first weekend of  December. I invite you to participate in this great CW contest organized by PRO-CW-CLUB.
I use the following equipment: Transceivers: Icom-7600, IC-7610 and IC-706MK2G,  RC-28, ELAD-AMS-33 Switch, Amplifiers: PALSTAR LA-1K , B36 RF-2K+ , ACOM 2100,  PALSTAR HF-AUTO Antenna Tuner,, Alpha Spid Big AZ rotator, 2 x  USB Interface III , LP-100A (Digital SWR & Wattmeter),  BY-2 Bencher paddle , 11 Bands HM Preselector,  Antennas: OB15-7 (10-40m), Vertical AV-640 (6-40m) and DP16080 - SH Dipol from KELEMEN (80 & 160m) , RAT PAK Switch, PC DELL 2.9GHz/8 GRAM, Win 7 Prof .
PC Programs: Logger32,  MMVARI, FLDIGI, MMSSTV, JTDX, WSJT-X and I use N1MMfor contests.

                                                  Now 73 and gl from Nelu  / YO2RR.                                                                 Last updated on 10.04.2019