Basically I am in the Field of Automobile Engineering.But due to my interest in electronics and communication,I accidentally entered into the field of "HAM"radio,since I was 25 years of age.I had been a listener for five years and I got my grade II licence in 1996.My call was vu3pra.Since then I have been an active person in HF and VHF bands. I had made contacts in several countries. At first I was using a home made rig.But since 1998 I am using a commercial rig "Icom IC 751,FT 411E,and FT 840.With FC 700 antina Tuner from Yaesu,SMPS Power Suplay 13.8 V from, 30 Amp:from ICOM,and Single 813 home made linear for Hf, My Antenna is Two element home made mono band yagi for 20 M, Inverted V for 40 M and HI FI SSB system. I got my grade I licence in 2001.
My location is in a village called Kottarakara,which is located in southern part of Kerala state in India.My village is the birth place of the famous art form called "KATHAKALI".Kerala is famous for its natural beauty and colourful festivals. "ONAM" is the most famous festival in Kerala state,which is celebrated during August-September every year. The famous "SNAKE BOAT RACE"is conducted during this season.
Received DXCC Award in 9 May 2002
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I am a member of National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR), Hyderabad.