Bernard lives in "Hauts de France" region, département "Pas de Calais" (62) which is located in the North of France.
The region borders with Belgium to the northeast,
the English Channel to the northwest, as well as the French regions of Grand Est to the southeast, Île-de-France to the south, and Normandy to the southwest. It is connected to the United Kingdom (England) via the Channel Tunnel.
On the air since 1 990, with 234 DXCC confirmed, Bernard is a proficient and dedicated hobbyist.
A modest and discreet operator, Bernard enjoys taking part in contests and he is a serious hunter of rare DXCC.
As a result of his passion for the hobby, Bernard's record is full or anecdotes and one of the famous one
is working 274 division, Pitcairn Island that unfortunatly he could never confirm.
The CHARLIE INDIA HQ would like to sincerely thank Bernard 14 CI 006 for his latest activation :
With more than 400 stations logged from his portable station in Croatia, Bernard has been an efficient ambassador of the CI club for over 3 weeks in last august.
DXing portable, Bernard is using a Yaesu 857d and a Wilson 1000 antenna and a DM330 Alinco Power supply.
Operating from his home QTH, his working contidions consists of a Yaesu FT 1000 MP, a 3 el Yagi antenna and 2 skippers antenna.
See his beautiful shack :
When he is not holding a microphone,
you can find Bernard holding a fishing rod as he is also into fishing =).
He also dedicates part of his free time at coaching youngsters to play football.
But Bernard is never far away from the his shack, swling and watching clusters to know what is on the air.
We are looking forward to meet you on the band Bernard.
Best 73's from CI HQ !