Browsing Archive: August, 2011

Field Day Saturday 3rd September 2011

Posted by John Ei9ESB on Monday, August 29, 2011,
Kerry Amateur Radio Group will hold their next field day at Hog's Head near Waterville on Saturday 3rd September using the club callsign EI 1 KARG
All members are welcome to attend and any visitors wishing to attend are asked to contact the club at EI1KARG@gmail dot com or any committee member.
John, EI 9 ESB, now has very low loss coaxial cable available. See the classifieds section of the club website for more details
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ILLW weekend 2011

Posted by John Ei9ESB on Tuesday, August 23, 2011,

Members of the Kerry Amateur Radio Group had a successful and enjoyable weekend at the Cromwell Point Lighthouse located on Valentia Island, Co. Kerry for the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend 2011. This is the sixth year that the radio club has participated in the weekend.

A large number of contacts were made on both voice and data modes. Propagation conditions were average over the course of the weekend. Weather conditions were variable but mostly dry, some members even came a...

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Upcoming ILLW event at Cromwell Point Lighthouse Aug 20th/21st

Posted by John Costello, Ei9ESB on Sunday, August 14, 2011,
Preparations are well under way for the upcoming ILLW event at Cromwell Point Lighthouse, on Valentia Island. Permission has been once again kindly granted by the Commissioners of Irish Lights for the radio club to activate the site.
The main antenna is once again going to be the full size G5RV which has been used with great success in previous years.
The antenna for the secondary station is a new antenna this year. It is a 80mtr half wave dipole which has been specially constructed to take acc...
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