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 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…