My main rig is a Kenwood TS590, the ant is 50metre long wire at 13m high.5ele for 6mtrs.Mosley trap dipole for 20/15/10. The antenna for 70cms is now a 21ele F9FT
I became G8AVC in 1966 and Corporate Member of RSGB that June.Those days, Class B operators were resricted to UHF 432MHZ and above,telephony only.You could not practice CW ! .
May of '73 saw the HF Telephony contest to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of the London Wireless Club/RSGB whereon I became the proud recipient of a "Diamond Jubilee Contest Certificate".
In August 1976 I was runner-up in the 70mhz Open Contest, eventually recieving the said certificate in April 1977!
July 1977 brought me the "Supreme Award" for 4 meters and Down.Number 18
Working on a TX for 472khz at the mo.(TX finished now 60watts out (Zuma kit)) Not for the older person unless good eyesight and steady hand.
The 1980 shack at 1 High St Bolsover.
Left to Right, Homebew 2M transvertor 100W from QQV0640, AR88 LF, FT101B,1155, creed 7B with punch tape reader.I had a Liner2 ssb rig on top of the FT101b.On top of the LIner 2 is a transvertor for 4metres.
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