I’m QRV on HF (80-6 m) most mornings and primarily on CW. I confirm all QSOs on LoTW. Paper QSLs on request via NRRL bureau or direct.
I got my novice licence in 1982 (LB7ZB) and full licence with my current callsign (LA5MDA) in 1983.
- Transceiver: Yaesu FT-2000 with DMU-2000
- Tuner: Palstar AT2K
- PA: Acom 1000
- Antenna: Cushcraft R-8 vertical for 40-6 m, feedpoint at 10 m above ground
- Antenna: Windom 41,5 m long with 4:1 balun (Balun Designs) at 12 m above ground
- Paddle: Begali Magnetic Classic
- Microphone: Yaesu MD-100
LA5MDA RBN activity statistics
On November 6, 2009 the Norwegian authorities opened the band 5260 kHz – 5405 kHz for general amateur radio use. Amateur radio has secondary status. Maximum transmitter power is 100 W PEP and maximum bandwith is 6 kHz.
The bandplan for the 60 meter (5 MHz) amateur radio frequency allocation.
During all of the year 2014, Norwegian LA stations may use the
LI (Lima India) prefix, and LB stations may use the LJ (Lima Juliett)
prefix, as part of the celebration of 200 years since the Norwegian
Constitution which was approved on 17 May 1814. QSL will be via the
respective LA and LB permanent calls. The special prefixes may only be
used from the Norwegian mainland. There will also be a special station
active with the callsign: LM1814 (QSL via LA2G). The Norwegian Radio
Relay League (NRRL) plans to offer a special award for contacts with
the jubilee stations with LI and LJ prefixes plus the special station