Month: June 2017

70 MHz Cumulative Contest #4

The RSGB CC run a series of cumulative contests through the year, you can partake in either a fixed station or out portable. I prefer to operate out portable, as this gives me a significant advantage to attempting this from home. Using our contest site at Kelvedon Hatch SNB and with the assistance of John […]

50 MHz Trophy Cup

I once again took part with the in the 50MHz trophy cup with the SNBCG, the contest runs for 24 Hrs from 3 PM on Saturday. This year the contest had been booked for one of the hottest days of the year, with temperatures reaching 30C (around 220F in old money) We set up Saturday morning, […]

Interesting Condition on 28 MHz

Last night 5th June I noticed some interesting conditions on 28 Mhz. I could hear some relatively short sporadic E into Ireland and Scotland. It’s not often you hear stations that close on that band, so it’s nice to say make the contact. The signal from Steve in Lanarkshire was 59+ at times. Steve MM0VPY […]