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G1INK/P Activation video


#1

I made a short video of part of Steve G1INK’s activation of Long Mynd yesterday. The video is now on youtube and casn be viewed on this link

Mike GW0DSP


#2

In reply to GW0DSP:

Hi Mike,

Great video - I particularly like the action shots :wink:

73, Gerald


#3

In reply to GW0DSP:

Its amazing the difference in signal levels between your shack and on the hill Mike. My s meter rarely dropped below s9 with all the qrm from adjacent frequencies - the background noise on your rig isnt too bad & you have pre-amp 1 switched in. Those Icom 7400`s take a lot of beating for the price.
For the record, my 5 activations yesterday resulted in 238 contacts which are now in the database :wink:
73.


#4

In reply to G1INK:

Yes Steve, pre-amp 1 was switched on to see what effect it had on the pulsed qrm, I then forgot to switch it off, normally I don’t have the preamp on, because it gives a false report and increases the noise with the signal. I agree on the IC-7400 being good value for money.

Mike GW0DSP