Sep 01

M0VSQ acquires a beam…

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.

The beam on its way back from Coventry

The beam on its way back from Coventry

Having spent a few hours on it cleaning all¬†the¬†joints, replacing the jubilee clips and a lot of the U-bolts this antenna is now back in service and saw it’s first outing during the RSGB SSB Field Day on 3/4 September 2011.

Here starts the collection of club equipment…