New 70cm beacon in Northern Ireland

| October 31, 2014

GB3NGI, the first of the new UK 70cm beacons, is now operational on its IARU-aligned frequency of 432.482MHz.

GB3NGI is located on an excellent hilltop site in Northern Ireland at IO65VB and is licensed for 250W erp on a 125 degree bearing.

It transmits both CW and JT65B.

Early reports already indicate 500km coverage across parts of the UK and Ireland.

Further information is at and reception reports and map are on

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