IPHG # 016



Massimo Tacchinardi

Biographyborn in Pizzighettone (province of Cremona, Lombardy, north Italy) on July 28th,1954, married in 1980 with Antonella (1958), we have a daughter Marta (29.07.1989). I've  Chemistry degree and graduated in Pharmacy at the University of Pavia in 1978. I work with my wife in our Pharmacy situated in Morengo,small village 2400 inhabitants, 20km south Bergamo, 40 km est Milano. In Morengo we live, but usually, at week-end we return in our born place, Pizzighettone (8.000 inhabitants,  40 km south from Morengo) where we have our parents, relations and friends. Pizzighettone is very nice village in the country,near Adda river, and also is very important historic medieval centre with ancient walls, towers, churches. (http://www.piceleo.it).After military service (1978) in military hospital in Milano, I worked in Pharmacy in Treviglio, Moncalieri ('79), SalÚ, Almenno San Bartolomeo ('80), Rivarolo Mantovano ('82) and in December 1985 I purchased MY Pharmacy in Morengo: in May 2000 I changed adress in my new shop-place 120 mq. large. I like phytoterapy, dermatology, food and dietetic science. I practice radio since 1972 in 27 Mhz cityzen-band, since 1982 in VHF+UHF, licensed in H.F. since 1989. I've got aeroplane-models radiocontrolled and I like many sports: basket-ball, mountain-bike, I've got kayak and catamaran-boat 5 mt. long, ski for snow. We loves nature and animals. Antonella was primary school teacher : she loves reading books,  gardening and she's special female cook. Marta, more than able school-girl, loves music: she's dancer and singer. HOLIDAY : During  summer time we go to sea where I like sailing . Besides we go to the mountain in Ortisei ( Bolzano ) (http://www.val-gardena.com)  where we can do trekking, mountain-bike and swimming-pool. Also I like to spend some week-end to Garda lake. Sometime in winter I go skiing on the Alps: my favourite skiing centres are Foppolo,Livigno,Cervinia, Canazei and Ortisei.  More than beautiful Italy, I've visited few foreign countries: France (Paris, Dijon, Marseille), Germany (Frankfurt), Tunisie (Tunis, Hammamet, Nabeul), Canada (Toronto, Montreal during olimpic games in 1976). EQUIPMENT : HF Rig : Icom 775 DSP power 230W,  Antennas: Dipole inverteed V home made multibands, Vertical  Sommer TCS80 continuose coverage, Vertical Sirio for 10/12 mt. bands.V-UHF Rig: Icom 2710H FM+Standard 5200+Standard C58+ Icom W2-A+ Icom 2E. Antenna : Comet

Job: Pharmacist
Hobbiesradio, sailing, kayak, model radiocontrolled, sports, listening jazz music and play drum, nature.
Address: Via Garibaldi 12, I-24050 Morengo (BG), ITALY
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Membership date: March 15th, 2002