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 I am retired and my two boys continue the business .
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 . In 1986 I was awarded the title International master of radiosport.
Between 2000 and 2019, every year, I was part of YR0HQ for the IARU HF World Championship. The 2019 edition will be the last one to take part as an operator of this team.
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 and DIGITAL mode 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 for club station HONOR ROLL Mixed 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 N1MM+ for contests.