Hey there, smiley


I'm Manuel and I live in Katzenelnbogen, Germany which is about 30 miles northwest west of Frankfurt by the Main river. Here I live with my girl, our french bulldog and several dart frogs who live in a nice rainforest terratium.

Even if we probably look a little strange we're quite normal. We love hiking in nature, cooking, gardening, good music, BBQ's and having photo shoots with our professional photo and studio equipment (Canon EOS 5D Mk VI, Canon EOS 5D Mk III, several high class lenses, studio flash system, a.s.o.).

I really love Puerto Rico because I spent much time on that really beautiful island. I still have many friends there and I come back as often as my job allows me to take some days off. I speak german, spanish (which rostet a little by the years since I got no practice here) and english in a much better way compared to spanish.

After my graduation I founded a marketing/advertising agency which became one of the most famous agengies in Germany by the years. I'm also into programming in several programming languages. Some of them are really useful for a ham!

I'm interested in Remote operation, DXing, SSB, Digimodes, APRS, C4FM, building and improving Antennas, a.s.o.


73's de DL1DMS



Actual pictures of trips and projects (External Link to my Google Pictures)

Track my position on APRS.FI (External Link to APRS.FI)


My Setup:


Transceiver: Yaesu FT 991A

Antenna 1: HamKing X-200N (Groundplane for 2 m / 70 cm)

Antenna 2: 9 el. Yagi (2 m/70 cm)

Antenna 3: HB9CV (6 m)

Antenna 4: Crushcraft R8 (Vertical for 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12, 10 and 6 m)

Antenna 5: Homebrew end fed Long Wire, 60 m, 18 m over ground (for 160, 80 and 60 m)


Transceiver: Yaesu FTM-400XD

Antenna: 2m/70cm / 3db gain


2 x Yaesu FT3D

1 x Radioddity GD 77


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