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On this web site you can read about my main hobby, amateur radio. My name is Pontus but since 1986 I'm also known as my radio callsign, SM0RUX.

 

Pontus at the age of 5!

I am active on all amateur radio bands from 160 m to 70 cm, mainly using different Phone Modes, including DV Modes, as well as Digital Modes. I also enjoy contesting and working portable QRP from some nice place.

 

Since 2001 I use Linux. From the beginning I used a distribution called Red Hat. Later I moved to Slackware and now the main distribution used is Ubuntu on workstations and Debian on servers. I have a couple of Raspberry Pi's for different tasks.

 

Since 2013 I'm highly involved in the D-STAR network in Sweden. I became SSA Digital Manager. SSA is the Swedish IARU association.

 

I have big concerns about the online security. As far as possible I prefer to use secure methods to communicate with my friends.

 

The domain, ax25.org, was registered in January 2003. At that time I was in charge of the Swedish branch of AMPRNet.

 

Welcome to my World of Amateur Radio!

 

/Pontus

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Contact: pfalk@ax25.org