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GB0TBW Trinity Buoy Wharf ILLW weekend 22-23 August 2020

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The second (of three) LEFARS external event this year, and in August, took place over the weekend of 22nd and 23rd August at Trinity Buoy Wharf, Poplar, London E14. It was an opportunity to participate in the  International Lighthouse Lightship … Continue reading

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Lambourne End Field Weekend 8th/9th August

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LEFARS Field Weekends and outdoor events are like buses.  Nothing for ages and three turn up.  In this case the Lambourne End Field weekend held on 8th and 9th of August.  Later in the month the yearly outing to Trinity … Continue reading

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F/ M0IDF – Pegasus Bridge Portable Station – 75ème anniversaire du Débarquement

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F/ M0IDF – Pegasus Bridge Portable Station – 75ème anniversaire du Débarquement by David Coles M0IDF On arrival in Normandy after just a couple of hiccups from the newly restored 1942 Bedford on the way, I discovered we had an … Continue reading

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ARISS SSTV Activity

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This last weekend The International Space Station (ISS) was active transmitting a series of images via Slow Scan TV (SSTV) and a number of LEFARS members were active to receive and decoded the pictures. Piotre Niewiadomski (M0PGM) and Dave De La … Continue reading

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ILLW Trinity Buoy Wharf activation GB0TBW August 2018

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The club activated GB0TBW from Trinity Buoy Wharf, London E14 as participants in the annual International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend event held this year on 18th/19th August. This was the six consecutive year of activation for Trinity Buoy Lighthouse (ILLW# : … Continue reading

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CQ WW RTTY Contest

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The SNBCG took part in the CQWW RTTY contest over the weekend of 23/24 September. The weather was set to be fair, so we decided to operate outdoors using the portable tent. The Icom 7100 and 7600 were pressed into service … Continue reading

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LEFARS and SNBCG Big Bank Holiday Weekend of Radio

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Thanks to everyone who took part making the field weekend a great success. We had stations operating on 3.5, 5, 7, 10, 14, 21, 50 and 144 MHz making around 1,000 QSO in 80 countries. You can see further pictures … Continue reading

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IOTA working an ideal portable HF weekend.

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IOTA (Islands On The Air) is a very large international contest, supported by many countries around the world. It also provides an ideal opportunity to work some often rare DX stations. Many of the stations have travelled at great expense to … Continue reading

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The first 50 MHz contest of the year.

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Members of the SNBCG  and LEFARS took part in the first 50 MHz contest of the year at the Kelvedon Hatch SNB using the club call M0SNB. The contest ran from for 3 hrs on Sunday morning (10 till 1) … Continue reading

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CQ WPX RTTY contest

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This weekend the bands sprung into life with some RTTY, and I decided to join in the fun. Operating with the Secret Nuclear Bunker call MX0SNB certainly drummed up some business. Despite the odd interruption I managed 359 QSO in 52 … Continue reading

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