The beacon IZ1EPM/B was buit in 2003 working on 50019Khz and for five years was located near the small city of Bra, over S. Matteo hill (420m.asl), at 55km S/E from Turin.
From 28'th november 2008 it was moved in a new location, at 34km N/W of Turin, over a 628m.asl hill, with a good take off from 40 to 200deg. for give an opportunity to being listened also in tropo conditions.
In 2010 it was moved again in the actually location JN35WD over a small hill around Chivasso city, 28Km N/E of Turin, with great 360deg. take off and it's working on new qrg 50419Khz
It's working usually 24h a day on 50419Khz +/- 100Hz, with 12w RF power in a Diamond CP-62 5/8 wave vertical antenna and use a Kenwood TS-680s transceiver, all equipments donated me from DAE Telecommunications, one of most popular Ham resellers in Italy.
The automatic keyer was made for me by IW1AVR Roby one of my older friends and my teacher, old time ago, when was born my ham passion.