2022-07-16 GM4DIJ/P RSGB 4m Trophy

Brian operated GM4DIJ/P from Ardwell near Stranraer. 34 QSOs, best DX G0VHF/P at 527km. Click for full report.


GM3HAM/P was operated in RSGB VHF NFD from our usual site in the hills behind Gatehouse of Fleet in Dumfries & Galloway. Operators included Pete GM4BYF, Brian GM4DIJ, Peter GM4DTH, Mike GM4IGS, Norrie GM1CNH (& son Andrew), Danny GM6CMQ & John 2M0JTU. We were joined by several welcome members of the Wigtownshire ARC including Ian GM3SEK.                             

Submitted scores:

Band    QSOs   Points     Best-DX    Dist. km

6m:         52      19,923      LY1KAP/P      1886 

4m:         52      15,716       G5LK/P           622 

2m:        118     36,164       F5SGT/P         754 

70cm:     44      15, 651      OR6T              749

Ian GM3SEK & John 2M0JTU operating 2m.

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AGM:  attendance about 10 incl. 3 on Zoom.

President Colin Wright GM4HWO reported a good year of meetings post-Covid. James GM4WZP and Colin GM3EAU were thanked for providing Zoom facility. Viral Nets to continue on Weds while there is interest. GM3HAM/P will enter 3 contests this year. Meetings planning started - James GM4WZP.

Treasurer Peter Dick GM4DTH reported good financial year with 25 memberships and 2 good surplus equipment sales. Additional meetings expense of £141 p/a for Zoom will be reconsidered at end of year as Zoom attendances are now dropping. Membership to remain at £20 / £10 for now, but room hire expected to increase.

Entire committee was re-elected.

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There was an excellent turnout of 18 and good weather for the LRS BBQ on 15 June at "Bates Motel" (QTH GM4BYF & GM6KAY).  

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Brian GM8BJF,Colin GM4HWO,Mike GM8KCS

Hosts Pete GM4BYF & Kay GM6KAY - tnx!


The 2022 LRS D/F Hunt on Wed 25 May, started at the Tardis on Braid Hills Road with Fox, Peter Dick GM4DTH operating GM3HAM/P on 1875kHz AM. Entrants were: James GM4WZP + Alan GM3PSP, Mike GM8KCS + Mike Jr MM3MDB, Andy MM7MOX  & Melvyn GM4HYR. 

The GM3HAM/P Fox station - Elecraft KX3.

The winner was Melvyn Bond GM4HYR.

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