Episode 166 - Dov Gavish - 4Z4DX
First Licensed: 1968, Kibbutz Ramat David near Nazareth
Father was Israel Gavish, 4X4VB, also licensed at the same time
Son is Matan Gavish, 4Z5DX
Drake TR4 Transceiver
SSTV Robot 400 - Dov’s father operated slow scan television
Chaverim International, Jewish Amateur Radio Net on 14.320 MHz. “Chavarim without mem sofit”. Hebrew has two letters for the M sound. The mem sofit is used at the end of a word. In the case of the word Chaverim (Friends), the used the regular mem to denote that there is no end to the friendship.
Dov's former QTH: Ramat HaSharon
Tel Aviv Volvo dealership owner, also a ham, was the importer of Kenwood amateur radio gear
Dov’s current rigs:
Dov’s remote rig:
Friedrichshafen Amateur Radio Convention
HB0WR in Liechtenstein
My boss is the “Packet Cluster”
Contest Achievement: 1987 CQWW 1 in the World from Cyprus
Holyland DX Contest
WRTC Contest - World Radio Sport Team Championship
N2KW Contest Station - Allen Singer’s contest station
K1TTT Contest Station - David Robbins super contest station
British Amateur Radio Club ZC4 Cypress
1995 - King Hussein Mt Nebo DXpedition
JY8WW - Dov’s Jordanian amateur radio license
JY74X Jordanian Club Station license
IARU 1999 Convention in Tel Aviv
9N7DX Nepal DXpedition
Satish Krishna Kharel, 9N1AA, Nepal’s first ham
MDXC - Mediterraneo DX Club
Achziv Island DXpedition: 4X0AI team sitting in the water with the table in the water operating CW
IOTA - Islands on the Air
Dead Sea DXpedition 4X4129
WFF World Flora and Fauna
14.044 or 14.244 MHz
Diploma 2500 parks
WSJTX Mode - used for WSPRnet and direct QSOs.
Great for EME or moon bounce
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Drake TR4-C HF Transceiver
Robot 400 Slow Scan Television
Elecraft "K Line"
K3 Transceiver, P3 Panadapter, KPA500 amplifier