GB5LD Lancashire Day special event station went well

The Southport & District Amateur Radio Club ran it’s now annual special event station to celebrate Lancashire Day earlier today. St. Marks Church Hall was the venue for the station and Amateur Radio operators all over the world were contacted to share in the celebration. I was able to work several DX countries including the […]

Worked my first US station on phone

I worked my first American Amateur Radio station using phone (voice) mode this afternoon. K8CW was 57 on to Mynydd Mawr at the foot of the Lleyn Peninsula and I received a 57 from Alan. Equipment used was an Icon IC-706MKIIG transceiver, LDG Z-100 automatic antenna tuner and Snowdonia Radio Company (SRC) HF 8010 vertical […]