Archive for August, 2017

Club Championship Results – 2017

Club Championship Results – 2017

| August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Contesting Pages Contest Home Page On Going Contests Cabin and Contest Diary CQ WW CW Contest The final results have been released for the 2017 Club Championship competitions. We have managed to hold on to our seventh position in the ‘General Club’ category. This is out of a total of 45 entrants in that category, […]

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August Fox Hunt

August Fox Hunt

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

In August the club held a ‘Fox Hunt’.  Seven teams gathered at the start point, displaying a wide range of designs of hand held antennas for use on the VHF (2 metre) Band. Each team was given a sealed envelope with details of the Fox’s location before setting off by car. The Fox made a […]

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CQ WW CW Report

CQ WW CW Report

| August 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Contesting Pages Contesting Home On Going Contests Cabin and Contest Diary Club Championship Results 2017 The weekend of November 25th / 26th saw the cabin in full swing throughout the 48 hours of the CQ WW CW contest. This contest is probably the primary contest of the year with stations from literally all parts of […]

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My Love Affair with Impedance

My Love Affair with Impedance

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

At the club’s meeting in July 2017, club member Roger Bleaney (M0RBK) gave an illustrated talk entitled ‘My Love Affair with Impedance’. Roger explained the mathematics and electronics of Resistance, Reactance and Impedance and how to adjust your equipment for optimum performance. Several home-brew antenna matching units were displayed which demonstrated just what can be […]

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