View to east; Downtown Vardø

Here’s the view to the east, seen from the house. As you can see, there’s mostly small houses in Vardø and there are no blocks of flats to be seen. Nice. In south-east, the radar dome which belongs to the Defence Forces is seen as a small “golf ball on a peg” a few clicks to the right from the middle of the picture. Further south (not seen in this picture) one can also se the big antennas belonging to Vardø Radio.

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About Hans

Male. 50 years young. DX:er since 1980. In September 2011 I moved up to Vardø on Vardøya Island (EU-141) to start working as manager for the Coast Radio station in Vardø. I feel very lucky to have this opportunity to work with the thing that I think is the most interesting in the whole world - Radio! My main interest is, yeah - you guessed right: Radio. I'm a ham radio operator, holding the callsign LA2MOA. My main radio interests is low power operation and low band DXing on the amateur bands, but also mediumwave and tropical band DX-listening. I'm also interested in angling, fly-fishing and fly-tying. The area around Vardø offers some great opportunities to do all of this. And, since I'm of swedish origin, I'm also madly interested in ice-hockey and since 35 years I'm a hardcore supporter of Rögle BK in Ängelholm - one of the few really true hockey clubs left in Sweden.

Posted on 15. June 2011, in Pre Vardø. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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