Iain Kelly

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Sep 11

SSB Field Day 2011

The beam, dipoles and internet link

The first major effort by the group was in the RSGB/IARU Region 1 Field Day. We based ourselves in a field in North West Gloucestershire and set up a station to enter in the Open section. We had a 30 foot trailer tower and recently acquired 3 element tri-band yagi for 20/15/10m. A Cushcraft MA8040 …

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Sep 01

M0VSQ acquires a beam…

The beam on its way back from Coventry

In a moment of madness, encourage by Steve, I bid on a 3 element tri-band beam on eBay. It turns out we won it for a quite reasonable price. Having just picked it up from Marti M1DCV in Coventry this is what it looked like on my car. Having spent a few hours on it …

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Sep 01

M0VSQ is born

The Vulture Squadron Contest group has existed for a little while now, though has undergone renewed enthusiasm. We are planning to enter the open section of SSB Field Day in September, and then CQWW SSB in October. Watch this space!