After far too long a time the Rats were in action again in early September at Lydd for the RSGB 2m trophy. Accomodation was the new wooden chalet complete with hot tub! We made over 500 QSOs and achieved a 3rd place podium position in the Open category. 2m RSGB Trophy 2021 results Here’s a… Continue reading September 2m RSGB Trophy
On the Rat’s internal MatterMost chat site we were talking about how the new Icom 705 portable rig would perform transmit-wise on 2/70 compared with a couple of recent rigs which have come in for some criticism in this respect. Carl ICR got busy and put together some graphs based on published QST reviews. Below… Continue reading Rig Phase Noise Transmit Measurements
Congratulations to Anthony G7LRQ who was placed 1st overall in the 144MHz AO section of the 2020 RSGB Christmas cumulatives contests by finishing 2nd (27/12), 1st (28/12) and 3rd (29/12). He also finished 2nd in 432 AO section, and finished 2nd overall in the AO general standings.