Paolo Cortese I2UIY

 

Non un OM qualunque, ma un grande OM ed un Grande Contester.

 

Grazie Paolo per aver dato tanto nel panorama del Contesting !!

 

Ti ricorderemo sempre con affetto ciao "CAMPIONE"..

 

Grazie, per i preziosi suggerimenti che mi hai sempre dato.

 

Ciao Paolo e grazie ! Non è finita !

 

 

 

 

 

OTHERS 30 YEARS OF RADIO!!

 

Autografia di Paolo Cortese I2UIY

 

Born on June 28, 1960 (do not simply wish me happy birthday... buy me a gift!).

SWL since 1971 (I2-20046).

First licensed in 1981.

Other callsigns: N7PMC (1990-1999), NH7DX (my NEW callsign since Oct. 1999), OK8AFL (1987), P40K.

Contest callsigns: IR2A, IQ2A (till 2002), II2A (1992), IO2UIY and more.

Former callsigns: I2-20046, OE6/I2UIY, IO2UIY, OK8AFL, I2UIY/I90, W2/I2UIY, W7/I2UIY, N7PMC/I2, IK2/N7PMC/P, N7PMC/6, N7PMC/5, N7PMC/WV4, N7PMC/WV7, N7PMC/WV6, N7PMC/NM4, N7PMC/WE4, N7PMC/AJ4, N7PMC/4, I2UIY/50, W1AW, N7PMC/0, II2A, P40K, P4/I2UIY, I2/NH7DX, 5U1A, 5U2K, 5U3T, 5U4R, 5U5A, 5U6W, 5U8B, 5U9C, 5U0T.

Operator: II2ARI, IU2A, IR2ITU, T70A, T77C, IU8A, 1A0KM, HV4NAC, IY2ARI, N7ZZ/WG, P49V, P40HQ.

DX operations: T70A, HV4NAC, 1A0KM, 5U2K, 5U3T, 5U5A.

Awards: Top DXCC Honor Roll Mixed; DXCC Honor Roll SSB & CW; 5BWAZ (all 200 zones); 5BDXCC; WPX Honor Roll Mixed, SSB & CW; WPX Award of Excellence; 5BWAC; USA County Award; RAEM; WAE 1 CW; ... and many others.

Member of: ARI - Associazione Radioamatori Italiani (since 1971); NCDXF - Northern California DX Foundation; HSC - High Speed Club (#1629); VHSC - Very High Speed Club (#334); SHSC - Super High Speed Club (#135); HACWG - Hungarian CW Group (#044); MCWG - Macedonia CW Group (#048).

Tasks:

ARI HF Contest Manager from 1989 till 2001;

CQWW Contest Committee Member since 1991;

CQ WPX RTTY Contest Committee Member since 1996.


Highlights:

1987. CQ M Contest World Top Score (SO 21MHz);

1988. CQ M Contest World Top Score (SO 14MHz);

1990. ARRL DX SSB Contest from T70A (with I2YSB & IK2BTI);

1990. WRTC - World Radiosport Team Championship in Seattle (WA, USA): Team Member & Most Accurate SSB Plaque winner;

1992. Inventor & founder of the Contest delle Sezioni A.R.I. (domestic);

1994. DXpedition to 1A0KM;

1994. WPX CW Contest Top EU Score and World Contest-pedition Plaque (HV4NAC M/S with I2VXJ);

1994. Inventor & founder of the European Sprint Contest;

1995. WPX CW Contest Top EU Score (HV4NAC MS with I2VXJ);

1995. DXpedition to 1A0KM;

1996. WRTC - World Radiosport Team Championship in San Francisco (CA, USA): Judge and log checker;

1997. Speaker at the International DX Convention in Fresno (DXpedition to 1A0KM);

1998. 160 Meter Phone Contest World Top Score (P40K, Single Opr.);

2000. CQ/RJ WW RTTY WPX Contest World Top Score and World Record (P40K, M2 with AI6V & P43P);

2000. ARRL International DX Contest CW World Top Score (P49V, M/S with AI6V);

2001. DXpedition to Niger (5U2K, 5U3T & 5U5A);

2001. Speaker at the International DX Convention in Visalia (Journey in Niger);

2002. DXpedition to Niger (5U1A, 5U4R, 5U6W, 5U8B, 5U9C, 5U0T);

2002. CQ/RJ WW RTTY WPX Contest World Top Score and World Record (5U8B, SO-21 MHz);

2002. Speaker at the International DX Convention in Visalia (Niger 2002);

 

Purtroppo dopo W4AN N6ZZ un'altra perdita per il mondo dei Contester.

 

 

Una vita dedicata alla radio !!!
 

I2UIY OH2BH

 

 

Paolo during Contest

 

TEAM T70A

 

 

 

WTRC -90 SEATTLE

 

1994 1995 I operated from 1A0KM

 

 

I2UIY WRTC - 96 SAN FRANCISCO

 

IK3VIA AI6V IK3QAR I2UIY

 

I2UIY and ZS6EZ

 

I2UIY During DXpedition Niger 2002

 

Paolo al servizio del QSL Bureau ARI

 

Il parco Antenne di I2UIY

 

 

 

I2UIY and AI6V during Daytona 2008

 

I2UIY Aand Steve W1SRD

 

Contest Dinner W6OAT and I2UIY

 

K5ZD and I2UIY at CQ Contest Hall Fame 2008

 

 

Ciao Paolo!!

 

 Rest in Pace my Friend!

 

 

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