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GC4YCT/P on Llanllwni Mountain 2018 Practical Wireless 144MHz Competition

GC4YCT/P station on Llanllwni Mountain taking part in the annual PW 2m QRP competition.

Photos by Tim Clark MW0RUD

Photos by Ian Curnock MW0INC

PW 2m (144MHz) QRP Contest, Sunday 10th of June 2018

The club intend to take part in the Practical Wireless 2m Contest on the Sunday the 10th of June, 2018.

Competition details are available on the PW website here: http://www.pwcontest.org.uk/

The club will head up to Llanllwni Mountain and set up a beam, a radio and a BBQ. Setup will be from 9am local time ready for the start of the competition at 09:00 UTC (10:00 Local, BST)

Please bring appropriate clothing, wet weather gear and a sun hat and sun cream – we have had all types of weather up there before.

We hope you can join us for the event (and please bring something for the BBQ), or failing that, please join us on air!

Rig Test Session

Dave GW4XUE and Peter GW4JQP
Dave GW4XUE and Peter GW4JQP with the Marconi 2955 test set.

On Tuesday the 4th of July Peter GW4JQP brought in hisĀ Marconi 2955 test setĀ  and ran a series of tests on members’ radios, explaining how to check your set for spurious harmonics etc.

It was a very enjoyable evening. Thank you Peter!

GC4YCT/P Taking Part in the PW 2M VHF Competition 2017

The club hit the road mountain, Llanllwni Mountain in fact at locator IO72wa, and set up a 2m station to take part in the Practical Wireless VHF competition on Sunday the 11th of June 2017.

All up 25 contacts were made in 13 different squares.

The first contacts made were from Kent and the Isle of Man.

A huge thank you to all who worked us and an even bigger thank you to all the club members who braved the wind and rain to attend to make the event a success.

Click on photos to see them full size. Photos taken by Ken GW0RHC

Click on photos to see them full size. Photos taken by Andy GW0JLX

Click on photos to see them full size. Pictures taken by Trevor GW4RVA

Click on photos to see them full size. Photos taken by Emyr 2W0MWM

The results from previous years are available here on the PW Contests website.

Will post more photos as they get to me

73 de 2W0MWM

GB3CM & GB3FG Repeaters

Thanks to Peter GW4JQP for giving us an update on our existing repeaters and also a progress report on the proposed new repeater. Initial tests have shown that the coverage is excellent. Thank you Peter for all your hard work… exciting times ahead….Allan GW4VPX