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  The station

The SV8RX ham station has been established in 1981. The station   is located in Lat: 20.53 and Long: 37.46 or QRA locator KM07KS.   He was very active all these years after, working all bands and modes. He took the all band DXCC # 14360 Phone, with a  sum of 327 countries, DXCC#40454 Mixed with 334 countries (Yes I am listed in Honor Roll!!) and CQ WAZ #2920 awards. Recently the station is active in digital modes. As a result of this activity he was awarded with the TARA PX  and TARA GRID awards ( He got the 6th position in the RUMBLE TARA contest in fall 2004  and the 1st position in fall 2005  ( He is a member of European PSK Club (EPC#514). As a member of this famous club he got the following awards: EUSPA1000 #005,  EPCDX#005, EPCEU#008, EPCAS#002, EPCAF#002, EPCOC#002, PHASE100#005, BPSK31#008, BPSK63#004

The station is rigged by the following transceivers:


        IC-7000 (6M AND UP)

   FT-857 (MOBILE)

   TS-440S (BACK UP)



The operator

George Antonopoulos is a 58-year old man. He is a physicist, Ph.D. He is working as researcher in earthquake prediction. He is a member of scientific VAN-group, dealing with earthquake prediction. Except ham radio he is very fond of computers. He has been the Principal of 1st Gymnasium of Zante, during 1997-2001.  He has been director of Board of  Secondary Education of Zante Island during 2002-2004. Recently he is teaching Physics in ATEI of Ionian Islands, Department of Ecology and Environment (


The Island

We live in an  island    located   in Ionian sea, 300Km west of Athens.      Actually is a small island 400 squared kilometers with population of about 40000 people, called Zakinthos (Zante). The IOTA number is EU 052. For more information click the picture on the left.






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