RSGB Construction Competition 2019

Sponsored by
Martin Lynch and Sons

The RSGB Annual Construction Competition, sponsored by Martin Lynch & Sons, was held on Saturday 12 October 2019 at the RSGB Convention in Milton Keynes. 

We welcomed entries from RSGB Members (individuals or teams) covering any aspect of amateur radio – software, antennas, test equipment, receivers, transmitters and systems. Entries had to contain an element of home construction (this could have been mechanical, electronic, software or system).

The winners were as follows:

Judges’ Merits:

Russell Tribe, G4SAQ, for his Low Earth Orbit satellite antenna tracking controllers.

David Holman, M0YDH, for his Digital Amateur TV system

Dean Brice, G0UIL, for his Bluetooth satellite antenna controller

Main categories:

Innovation category – Mike Willis, G0MJW, for his Dual-band feed system.

Construction category – John Quarmby, G3XDY, for his Solid state amplifiers for 2m, 70cm and 23 cm.

Software category – Heather Lomond, M0HMO, for her Software DATV receiver.

Supporting and Encouraging Beginners category – Kevin Ayriss, G8MXV, for his Magnetic loop antenna controller. Kevin was the overall competition winner, and received the Pat Hawker G3VA trophy.