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Nelu Branga
Str. Imparatul Traian Nr.2
RO-305500 Lugoj


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Call data

Last update:2013-10-26 04:41:50
DXCC Zone:275
ITU Zone:28
CQ Zone:20

QSL dataUp to date!

Last update:2013-08-03 14:22:02
Bureau QSL:YES
Direct QSL:YES


My name is Nelu, born 1947 and I am radioamateur since 1973 with first call YO2BEH.(1970-1972, SWL with call YO2-1084/TM).
From April 2003 my new call is YO2RR. YO2R is 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 Extra Class license .
I started private business since 1990 on civil and industrial buildings with S.C. CLUB S.R.L.
Since 2008 are retired. My wife Ruja and I have been married for 42 years; I have two adult children, Virgil and Sergiu. Virgil with his wife Adriana did not children yet. Sergiu with his wife Loredana has two children, Maia and Sergiu Jr.
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 ..the YR0HQ team for IARU HF World Championship (from 2000 to 2013 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 245.000 QSO's in CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV,PSK31, PSK63, PSK125, MFSK16,HELL, OLIVIA ...( My favorite operating mode is CW on HF) and I have confirmed 348 DXCC(every 340 current entities + 8 deleted) till now and over 1100 awards including 9BDXCC.
I am single activ operator of club station YO2KHK. With my club of S.C.CLUB S.R.L. I estabilished over 8.500 qso's in all modes and I have confirmed 341 DXCC (334 +7). YO2KHK is radioclub #1 on YO DX CLUB.
I frequently participate in international contests in all working modes.(Usually only day in 15m) I achieved 14 first places worldwide, over 38 second and third places, over 306 first places /YO , in 2006 I was awarded the first place , thus becoming international champion at YODXHF. In 2008 I was qwarted the third place, on 2009 second place and in 2010 and 2011 ,1st in SO15m at same contest.
After 2006 are contest manager, referee and sponsor of TAC (TOP OF OPERATORS ACTIVITY CONTEST) the first weekend of December. I invite you to participate in this great CW contest organized by PRO-CW-CLUB.
My second hobby is the raise of voyager pigeons and taking part in pigeon contest.

Now 73 and gl from Nelu / YO2RR.

Worked DXCCs:



Transceiver Yaesu FT-1000MP MARK-V, Elecraft K3 #4973 and IC-706MKIIG, Linear amplifier ACOM 1000 and ACOM 2000A, HM Antenna selector, ACOM 2000SW remote antenna switch, Alpha Spid Big AZ rotator, Palstar AT2KD Antenna Tuner, 2 x SB-2000 (USB Radio Interface), LP-100A (Digital SWR & Wattmeter), MFJ-434 (Voice Keyer),MFJ-490 Memory keyer with BY-2 Bencher Padle and antennas: MANTIS II 8 Bands QUAD from CUBEX (2 El on 40 & 30m + 4 EL for 6 to 20m)and Kelemen Dipol DP-16080-SH , PC 2.2GHz/2 GRam, Win XP.
PC Programs: Logger32, MMTTY,MMVARI,MMSSTV and I use N1MM for contests.

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⇑ YO2RR / New antennas - 2013 Mantis II from CUBEX ( 8 Bands)

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