Tag: 70 mhz contest

70 MHz portable in the rain

Today was the RSGB first 70 MHz contest, and the weather was forecast to be overcast and dry. I operated from the SNBCG contest site at the Secret Nuclear Bunker Kelvedon Hatch. The Icom 7300 and homebrew 6e beam was used in the field, and the Expert 1.3KA provided 160w to the antenna. The pump […]

70 MHz Cumulatives

Using the club call M0SNB June saw another chance to operate 70 MHz outdoors in the RSGB contest, with perfect weather at 24c. The contest site at the Secret Nuclear Bunker was used, at some 110m ASL it has good take off in most directions. Using the homebrew 6e 70 Mhz beam, and the solid-state […]

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 […]

70 MHz Cumulative #3

M0SNB was active in the 70 MHz contest, using a PU12 push-up mast and Icom 7100 + linear amplifier. The Expert 1.3KFA delivered 160w on 70 MHz into the innovantenna 3/3 (50 and 70 MHz) beam. The contest ran from 3 till 5 local, and we managed to work 39 stations. The best DX was into […]