Some of the starters: Sebastien (French visitor), Mike GM8KCS, Colin GM4EAU, James GM4WZP, Kay GM6KAY, David GM3YMX.

The annual LRS Direction-Finding Contest (D/F Hunt) took place on 22nd May 2019, starting from the Tardis on Braid Hills Road.

The fox station GM3HAM/P was operated by Peter GM4DTH from a location on Wester Craiglockhart Hill.

Results: 1st: Melvyn GM4HYR in 1h 2m (not again!); 2nd: Mike GM8KCS in 1h 43m; non-finishers: Pete GM4BYF, James GM4WZP, Brian GM8BJF. Also a number of helpers including French visitor Sebastien - bienvenu!

After the Hunt, the participants adjourned to "Wee Bennet's" Bar at Morningside Station for the traditional diet lemonades.

Kay GM6KAY and David GM3YMX watch Pete GM4BYF take his first bearing.

 

Colin GM4EAU, James GM4WZP (using Rx of GM4HWO) and Sebastien.

 

Brian GM8BJF taking his first bearing.

 

Brian GM8BJF taking a bearing from his car in the Hermitage.

 

The Fox Station was located on Western Craiglockhart Hill (view from Blackford Hill)

 

Google aerial view of Western Craiglockhart Hill showing the Fox location.

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