Activity List for the UK Microwave Groupo mm-wave contest Sunday 16th May

John Quarmby

The first of the UKuG mm-wave contests takes place tomorrow, Sunday 15th May, from 0900-1700 GMT (1000-1800BST), on the 24, 47m and 76GHz bands.

Full rules are here:

Thanks for your inputs for the activity list. The weather doesn't look too great for portable operation but may offer some opportunities for rain scatter.

Good luck to all taking part.

Call: G1EHF/P
Locator: IO91GI44
Bands: 24 GHz 100mW 30 cm PF dish, 47 GHz ??? uW 38 cm PF dish, 76 GHz ??? nW 60 cm PF dish
Talkback: ON4KST, 144.390 MHz SSB, 433.450 MHz FM and large mirror
Times: 9:00 UTC onwards

Callsign: G8GTZ/P
Location: TBD but roving around the Walbury Hill area.
Bands: 24,47 and 76 GHz
Talkback 144.390 and mobile.
Times: From 11am

Callsign: G4LDR/P
Location: IO91GC68 (3km East of Stockbridge, Hampshire).
Bands: 24, 47 and 76GHz.
Talkback: 144.390, (possibly Zello and/or ON4KST)

Callsign: G1DFL/P
Bands: 24GHz 250mw 30cm PF dish, 47GHz 0.5mW 30cm PF dish
Talkback: 144.390MHz, 433.450MHz, ON4KST, Zello (SHF Chat)
10-12: Bisham IO91ON71 then Remenham IO91NM78 clear to Walbury
12-4: Roving East to West along Chiltern Ridge to locations clear to Walbury, Hackpen, Brown Clee?, GW?

Call: G3ZME/P
Locator: IO82QL83 (Brown Clee)
Band: 24 GHz
Talkback: 144.390MHz, possibly ON4KST (note: 2m the usual T/B on this band to help dish alignment.)
Times: Most of day. Tel: 07421 001166
Nudge: Those /P Walbury Hill area - would help if compass outlook ~329 deg. available since that is the direction of Brown Clee !

Call: G8ACE/P
Locator:  IO91JA  or JB or somewhere nearby.  Winchester area or maybe A30 east of Stockbridge depending on others locations. If wet from home (IO91IB05) from North to East.
Bands:  24 GHz 0.8w 30cm dish  - 47GHz 150mW FM only 30cm dish Rx 40cm dish + LNA - 76GHz FM only 8mW 30cm dish Rx 30cm dish + LNA
Talkback:  144.390  No to KST !
Times:  Start until I get tired or May showers arrive etc.

Call: G4FRE (operating rain scatter from home)
Locator: IO82UC
Bands: 24/4/7/76GHz

Call: G3XDY
Locator: JO02OB57
Bands: 24GHz 3W 45cm PF dish
Talkback: ON4KST and 144.390MHz, Zello
Times: Various depending on activity in range


John G3XDY
UKuG Contest Manager

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