70cm UKAC contest – 8th January 2019

Tonight I took part in UKAC contest (AR category) using my Yaesu FT-736R transceiver (25w), EA270ZB13 2m / 70cm Yagi made by EAntenna. The antenna is 5 elements on 2m (10.8 dBi) and 8 elements on 70cm (11 dBi).

With the mast at full height, my antenna is 220ft ASL.

Nice conditions with quite a bit of QSB on longer distance contacts. I only operated for around 1 hour with other time spent on developing my logging software whilst listening.

Mainly beaming North and South with a spread of contacts. Further contact was with M0GHZ (David) at a distance of 203.5km.



Very much looking forward to next time!

Why not take a look at my YouTube channel here or Twitter posts here.

You can also register for my website here.


73 de M0NWK

Article showing my results in UKAC 432MHz contest 8th January 2019

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