Mull 2012 Operators
Here is some more information about the operators on Mull 2012.
John Worsnop G4BAO (GM4BAO while in Scotland) – The group’s microwave geek, on his first trip with the Camb Hams. Came up with the cool idea of adding the 3cm band to our operations from Mull. Cooks a great stir-fry! Working DK5SO on 2m FSK441 when this picture was taken.
Gavin Nesbitt MM1BXF (M1BXF while in England) – The group’s primary geek, has almost every conceivable gadget that can be used in Amateur Radio. Known to run 3 QSOs at once on 3 separate bands. Key team member, without whom the group wouldn’t be anywhere near as successful. Setting up contacts on 6m when this …
Steve Blunt G8CRB (GM8CRB while in Scotland) – Recently joined the Camb Hams, and his first trip with the group. Another gadget geek, and enjoys operating data modes. Working DL6BGR on 30m PSK when this picture was taken.
Dominic Smith M0BLF (MM0BLF while in Scotland) – Yet another Red Gate geek, keen CW operator and contester, CUWS member, and also videoing much of the Camb Hams goings-on together with M0VFC for a mini-documentary. Doesn’t normally look this serious! Working F4ARM/QRP on 20m SSB when this picture was taken.
Mark Hickford M0MJH (MM0MJH while in Scotland) – Amateur singer and samba drummer (surdo – whatever that is!?), enjoys Jack Daniels and custard, sometimes simultaneously, pedestrian mobile HF operations (including working VK7s from his backpack) and plays bingo. Working M1JNC on 40m SSB when this picture was taken.
Neil Whiteside G4HUN (GM4HUN while in Scotland) – Our resident DJ and lyric whizz, enjoys SOTAs, backpackers contests, camping and exploring remote places. Doesn’t always look this rough – suffering with a cold unfortunately. Working EA7/G1WUU on 40m when this picture was taken.
Steve Thomas M1ACB (MM1ACB while in Scotland) – The group’s token half-Welshman, an RSGB deputy regional manager, great operator, keen photographer (just wait for the several hundred puffin pictures from Lunga to appear) and likes sheep and custard. Working G0DWV on 80m when this picture was taken.
Colin Leonard G4ERO (GM4ERO while in Scotland) – Another highly valued member of the team, Colin built the 4m and 6m beam antennas, as well as the legs for M0LCM’s SCAM mast. Very handy in a workshop, and a skilled operator on voice or CW. Also brought along his Elecraft K3, which he’s using here. …
Terry Chipperfield G3VFC (GM3VFC while in Scotland) – Rob M0VFC’s dad, member of the Medway group, cooks a great chicken curry (but don’t let him cook the rice!) Operating on 80m when this picture was taken.
Phil Wise M0DEG (MM0DEG while in Scotland) – Yet another Red Gate software geek, keen on walking up hills with radio kit and activating SOTAs. This is his first trip with the Camb Hams. Operating on 20m in this picture.
Martin Atherton G3ZAY (GM3ZAY while in Scotland) – Our best CW operator, seasoned DXPeditioner, global traveller and linguist (counts Gaelic as one of the languages he knows), brings along a lot of decent equipment on these trips, from radio equipment to camping gear. President of the Cambridge University Wireless Society. Doing CW on 30m when …
Robert Warner G1SAA (GM1SAA while in Scotland) – Another gadget freak – regularly acquires new toys, and brings along plenty of decent radio equipment on these trips. Coffee or tea, white. Enjoys data modes, as well as microwave band ATV. Operating PSK63 on 20m when this picture was taken
Geoff Wilkin G0DDX (GM0DDX while in Scotland) – Bit of a petrolhead, into his kit cars, and has been known to show us how to rebuild brake lines in 20 minutes. Always has tools with him to fix anything vehicle related – definitely a valued team member! Tea or coffee as long as it’s milky. …
Peter Goodhall 2E0SQL (2M0SQL while in Scotland) – another SQL geek (callsign gives that one away), web developer, keen contester and another great team member. Doesn’t do coffee, prefers tea. Developing cloud-based logging tools in his spare time. Prefers WordPress over Joomla. Operating on 80m when this picture was taken
Robert Chipperfield M0VFC (MM0VFC while in Scotland) – resident logging software programmer, SQL geek, photographer, videographer and all round great team member. Can’t start the day without coffee. Getting better at CW. Still finding bugs and improving the logging software, while we use it! Operating on 40m in this picture.