Practical Wireless Low Power 144 MHz 2009
A very enjoyable time was had by all. A glorious day at this RF quiet site. As the photo shows we were using a Kenwood/Trio TS 780 powered from various solar panels, float charging a big leisure battery. The mast was a scam 12 with a Tonna 17 ele and Mutek pre-amp.
The power was limited by a negative ALC voltage from a battery and careful setting up with a proper PEP meter. To take account of different operators a Spectrum Communications speech processor and limiter was used. Whilst this is just audio processing, the signal has a lot of punch, highly recommended for a low power contest station.
Final published results of our day out
G2XV/p made 1694 points with 77 QSO's and 22 Squares worked, our table position was 14/92, a very good result. A lot to do with Lawrence I feel?