23 Jan 2020 – Construction Contest

Members are the Judges

It’s always amazing what members have been working on during the past year and enter in the Annual Construction Contest.  A good turnout for the evening provided the judging panel and the winners were:

Novice: (a class for any member’s first entry into this contest) was won by Rob, M0IXM with his submission of a touch sensitive CW key using surface mount components.

Rob’s touch sensitive key

The Weekend Special: was won by Don, G4LOO who made a Test Jig to enable testing of the pin in and out of the Racal amp control boards he wanted use in another project.

Don’s Test Jig

The Kit class was won by Alan, G4PSO who submitted a QRP Lab QCX CW transceiver.

QCX QRP Kit built by Alan, G4PSO

The Major Project was won by Don, G4LOO with a truly ‘Major’ project, A 500w 1296MHz Linear Amplifier.

Don’s 1296MHz Linear

The cups and plaques will be awarded at this year AGM on the 19th of March.