Domnic Curtin EI9JS R.I.P. 06/10/2020
2020 a new year
Along with being active in the first IRTS contest of the year, we had a table at the first rally of the year which is the Coolmine rally. This turned out to be a great day and all present for the club very good time.
A big thanks to to the organizers of the rally for a great day out.
80 meter IRTS counties contest
The club members took part in the annual new years counties contest. Start of the new year would not be the same without the yearly outing. The wx was fine and band conditions good. We were kept busy for the entire two hours of the contest.
27 counties were in the log by the end of the contest, with a contact into Finland being the last in the log.
The equipment used was the very tried and tested Ic 7300 with a balanced z match tuner fed into a doublet antenna.
Jimmy EI2GCB, Padraic EI9JA and Dominic EI9JS operated the station. We were also joined by David EI3ECB for part of the contest. The weather remand dry but cold for the rest of the afternoon, this made packing away equipment less challenging when the contests finished.
Follow the link below for more pictures from the new years day contest.