Member Spotlight – Eva Thiemann
Callsign: HB9FPM, OK3QE
QTH: Bassersdorf, Switzerland, canton Zurich, located in the district of Buelach, locator JN47HK Podmokly, my second QTH, in my native country, Czech Republic, locator JN69UW. Podmokly is a village and municipality in Rokycany district in the Plzeň region of the Czech Republic.
When were you first licensed ? 12.5.2014. I have been in an intensive HAM course in OK (Czech Republic). It was 4 days. Before of course I learned all about the amateur radio. After was an exam and I passed successfully. We were in a nice camp in Hradec Králové. I’m expressing my heartful thanks to the friends ( teachers) Ivan OK1MOW, Vráťa OK1KT, Vojta OK1ZHV, Vašek OK1MWA, Václav OK1VD and my OM Andy HB9OE/OK8JOE for their help learning me the wonderful world of Amateur Radio.
How did you become interested in radio? My OM Andy is HAM ( HB9JOE)
Favorite Radio Activities and Locations ? SOTA (over 100 summits in 12 month), first experience in contesting
Future Hobby Plans or Goals ? My goal is learning CW, activating once a 4000 m high SOTA peak in HB9 and getting mountain goat as activator.
Member of any radio organizations or clubs ? I am member of USKA, CRC, HB9SOTA and treasurer of IARU R1 since 2014
Describe some of your favorite Field Radio experiences ? Only on SOTA in several countries as HB (Switzerland), F (France), DL (Germany), OE (Austria), OK (Czech Republic), OM (Slovak Republic), SP (Poland), LX (Luxembourg), PA (Netherlands), ON (Belgium)
Transceivers and Antennas: At home: IC-7700, ant 24m end fed On SOTA: KX3, linked dipole
Thanks to Joe Armstrong K9ATG. He found me somewhere on the globe and wanted make this interview with me.
Note from Joe K9ATG: All of this, and only licensed since 2014! She can also be found at QRZ.com Thanks Eva for sharing your story!
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