Luton VHF Group - G3SVJ / G2L


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In May 2007 we were QRV on 70cm, 23cm, 13cm, 9cm, 6cm and 3cm from Whipsnade

In September 2007 three members of Luton VHF Group went to the steam fair at Shuttleworth. They had been there for the previous 10 years with a display of military and vintage radio equipment. This time they had the uniforms too.


In October 2007 we were QRV on 70cm, 13cm, 9cm, 6cm and 3cm from Whipsnade


In May 2007 we were at IO91RU and QRV on:

70cm, running 400W into 4 x 19 element Tonna antennas. We made 71 QSOs with best DX - OZ6HY, 774 km

23cm, running 25W into 4 x 36 element Tonna antennas. We made 35 QSOs with best DX - DK6AS, 776 km

13cm, running 10W into a 44 element quad loop yagi. We made 12 QSOs with best DX - DK0ZB, 634 km

9cm, running 200mW into a 57 element quad loop yagi. We made 5 QSOs with best DX - GD0EMG, 374 km

6cm, running 200mW into a 17dBd flat plate antenna. We made 4 QSOs with best DX - G4PBP, 137 km

3cm, running 10W into a 50cm dish. We made 13 QSOs with best DX - G3LRP, 203 km


We were at IO91RU and QRV on:

70cm, running 400W into 4 x 19 element Tonna antennas. Because the generator would not supply full load we reduced to 100W during the contest. We made 51 QSOs with best DX being DL8QS, JO43KH, 657km. Adjudicated result 4th place in the 70cm open section.

23cm, running 25W into 4 x 36 element Tonna antennas. We made 30 QSOs with best DX being F/OK4W/P, JN38OJ, 673km. Adjudicated result 4th place in the 23cm open section.

13cm, running 10W into a 44 element quad loop yagi. We made 10 QSOs with best DX being G3LRP, IO93HO, 203km. Adjudicated result 3rd place in the 13cm open section.

9cm, running 14W into a 57 element quad loop yagi. We made 5 QSOs with best DX being G8IFT/P, IO82QL, 159km. Adjudicated result 3rd place in the 9cm open section.

6cm, running 1W into a 17dBd flat plate antenna. We made 1 crossband QSO with best DX being G8IFT/P, IO82QL, 159km. Adjudicated result 3rd place in the 6cm open section.

3cm, running 10W into a 50cm dish. We made 6 QSOs with best DX being G3LRP, IO93HO, 203km. Adjudicated result 3rd place in the 3cm open section.

2007 history