GB7MR - MANCHESTER
The old 9800 works as a repeater, yet it suffers severe
consumption and poor service life. Our 9800+, the latest
version released by TYT company, which has fixed some
bugs and provided more stable and sustained performance.
As some of you already know (I previously mentioned and you requested further info) RADARS (Rochdale Amatuer Radio Society) will be holding its very first annual Radio Direction Finding Foxhunt on August 1st 2015.
The event will be open to members and non-members alike. All will be welcome.
We will be starting from Owd Betts Public House, Edenfield Road, Rochdale, OL12 7TY and meeting at 5:30pm for a 6pm start.
This will be a vehicle based hunt which can be entered as teams or individuals according to your preference. However all participants with vehicles are encouraged to team up with those who do not in order to ensure everyone can take part in the event.
As a minimum you will require a 2M 144Mhz FM radio receiver or transceiver with a signal meter and a suitable antenna such as a small yagi or other directional antenna.
What you use is entirely up to you but whatever you decide, skill will be the most important factor here.
Attached in Microsoft Word format are the rules for the event.
Read them carefully. They are important.
On the day of the event participants will be given a printed copy of the rules along with emergency contact details of the fox or his/her representative.
You will need to arrive in good time to register your entry before the 6pm start.Will be good to see people attend this and maybe it will be come a regular event.
Please make the effort to support this event and please feel free to spread the word to members and non-members over the air.
The more people take part the better, and don’t forget there is a built in excuse for a beer and a bite at the end too.
An example DF antenna for you is the tape measure Yagi and you have just enough time to build it.
Any questions ask here or PM me and I'll pass them onto Eddie G7DNM who has organized it.
If anyone wants to come down to the club we meet at the Norden public library 7:30-9:30 Wednesday evenings.