Ralf lives in central Germany, in the state of Hesse, one of the 16 states of the federal republic of Germany.
Hesse offers a huge scenic diversity.
It is known for its medieval towns, heath spas, rolling hills and for offering a wide range of leisure activities.
The state is hosting Germany's largest airport Rhein-Main and the European financial metropolis of Frankfurt.
On the air since 1992, Ralf is an experienced operator who has worked over 150 DXCC.
He owns several transceivers, among them the Kenwood TS 850SAT, the Kenwood TSB 2000, the Kenwood 940S-AT, the ICOM IC 706 MK 2.
His aerials consist of a 4 el Yagi beam, a GP vertical antenna, and a Diamond DX 200 vertical antenna.
Ralf enjoys any DX : local QSOs, long distance DX, activations, etc...
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When Ralf is not in his shack , he likes Low power TV and he follows Formula 1 racing.
In summer time, he enjoys spending time in his garden or just relaxing when on holiday near the North sea.
Meet Ralf on the air, 73's !