Category Archives: Amateur radio
We made it home with just under 4,500 QSOs in the log
We all made it home late yesterday evening after almost exactly twelve hours travelling from Herm back to Essex and we ended up with just under 4,500 QSOs in the log this year. We had a great week and I’d … Continue reading
Next stop – Herm Island (EU-114)
I’m writing this in the early hours of the morning of the 4th October. I’ll be leaving home in the next few minutes to pick up Yan, M0YNK and Chris, 2E0DBY. Richard, G7HJK is collecting Tony, G0MBA, Kevin, M0GWE and … Continue reading
Equipment collected from Newark and a new sponsor
Today we collected the Kenwood TS-590 from Kenwood UK and an Elecraft KPA500 amplifier from Rob, M0VFC at the Newark Hamfest. It was a great day out and the members of the group who attended (G6NHU, G0MBA, M1EAK and M0YNK) … Continue reading
Running WSPR from Herm
While we’re on Herm, we will be operating WSPR on 30m using low power and a dipole. Keep an eye out for us, it’ll be interesting to see how well it works from our hilltop location.
Final planning complete. Less than a month to go.
Earlier this week we had our last planning meeting for our DXpedition to Herm and we’re now on the final countdown. Everything is looking good, pretty much everything we needed to build has been built and there are just a … Continue reading
Preparation work for Herm 2013
For the last few months, the team at the Martello Tower Group have been hard at work preparing for our DXpedition to Herm in October 2013 and the time has just slipped away. We’ve had two large tasks for this … Continue reading
Martello Tower Group DXpedition to Herm – 2013
I said in a previous post that we’ll be going back to Herm in 2013 and I am very happy to announce that this is now confirmed. This year we are going for one extra day, heading to Herm on … Continue reading