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

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Call data

Last update:2016-04-02 05:27:19
Main prefix:YO
Federal state:TIMIS
DXCC Zone:275
ITU Zone:28
CQ Zone:20

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



My name is Nelu, born in 1947 and I am radioamateur since SWL with call YO2-1084/TM on 1970, with YO2BEH on 1973 and from April 2003 my 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 45 years; I have two adult children, Virgil and Sergiu. Virgil with his wife Adriana has a daughter, Ioana-Milena . 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, TRC ..the YR0HQ team for IARU HF World Championship (from 2000 to 2015 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 262.000 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 339 current entities + 9 deleted and #1 on YO DX CLUB) till now and over 1224 awards (most in contests) including 9BDXCC.
I am single activ operator of club station YO2KHK. With my club of S.C.CLUB S.R.L. I estabilished over 18.600 qso's in all modes and I have confirmed 344 DXCC (336 current entities +8 deleted). 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 18 first places worldwide, over 51 second and third places, over 360 first places / YO , in 2006 I was awarded the first place , thus becoming champion at YODXHF. In 2008 I was qwarted the third place, on 2009 second place and in 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2015, first place 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 pigeons since 1953, now the raise of tippler high flying pigeons .
Last updated on 29.03.2016

Worked DXCCs:


Transceiver Icom-7600 for contests , Elecraft K3 #4973 and IC-706MK2G, Switch AMS-33, Linear amplifier ACOM 1000, ACOM 2000A, OM2500HF, HM Antenna selector, ACOM 2000SW remote antenna switch, Alpha Spid Big AZ rotator, Palstar AT2KD Antenna Tuner and MFJ-989C Tuner, USB Radio Interface , LP-100A (Digital SWR & Wattmeter), MFJ-434 (Voice Keyer), MFJ-490x (Memory Keyer ) with BY-2 Bencher paddle , MFJ-1040C Preselector, antenna 8 bands a QUAD of the CUBEX, Mantis II (2EL 30m + 2El 40 m) + 4E5B (4EL 10-12-15-17-20 m) + 4 El 6m , and Kelemen Dipol DP-16080-SH , PC DELL 2.9GHz/8 GRam, Win 7 Prof .
PC Programs: Logger32, JVComm32 , MMTTY, MMVARI, MMSSTV and I use N1MM for contests.

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DXCC 350
ITU 70
CQ 40
IOTA 250

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