After drying out from the RSGB IOTA contest last weekend, we took the gear out again 1-2 August, where I worked a few new contacts: 7Q7BP on CW was a firm favourite, as well as KH6/AA1LC in Hawaii, CY0/VA1AXC on Sable Is., 8P6FX in Barbados and CP6XE in Bolivia. During the weekend we turned our […]
I’ve been doing CQWW as a somewhat casual attempt to work some DX for the past few years, but this year I took it to the next level to organise an event with my local radio club. There is a full analysis of the log for the weekend, including the KML files from which the […]
This weekend we reconfigured our 14 MHz homebrew Yagi to operate on 18 MHz instead. This was for a local club’s August Work The World Weekend.
This weekend we took the 14 MHz home-brew beam out for LEFARS annual field day at Alymers Farm. Conditions were not so great, but we managed to work some nice DX including VK6, plenty of North America and Canada, and several more rare locations.
This map shows some of the stations worked during CQWW SSB Contest, 26-27 October 2013. Operations using M0STO’s tri-band 4-ele Yagi and 300W from the Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker (GB0SNB) operating as G3XBF. We set out with the aim to work as many DXCC entries as we could within the 24 hours we were […]
This is just a quick snapshot of the station I used for MQ1GEO. The radio is an Icom IC-7400 with a Heathkit SB-200 linear amplifier and 1KW ATU.