GB3UHF Sponsors and Donors

Without the generosity of the GB3UHF sponsors, equipment and financial donors and invaluable helpers and supporters, the new beacon would not have been possible. Thanks to you all.

The support of the many financial donors who have given generously, to enable the initial build costs to be met. Several parts to build the beacon such as the GPSDO 10MHz reference oscillator have been purchased from the beacon fund .

The valued support and help of the following radio amateurs and organisations that have made the beacon possible:

Dave Garrett M0YOU

Dave Sparrow G8XOR

Ian Burns G0AFH

Murray Niman G6JYB

UK Microwave Group

Mark Kent G8PHM

Bob Snary G4OBE

Graham Merchie G4FSG

Karl Penaluna G6BEH

Bo Hansen OZ2M

British Telecommunications plc

Windmill Contest Group G0FBB

Sam Jewell G4DDK

Low-pass filter for beacon driver and high power low-pass filter for PA

Lawrie Atkinson G4FAA

Bird RF power monitoring panel & RG214 tail

David Bowman G0MRF

12 PSU's for the driver and PA

Chris Whitmarsh G0FDZ

PA and driver enclosures, GPS antenna and mast fittings, large PA heat sink, stainless steel antenna mast fittings

Guy Roberts G0UKN and Alwyn Seeds G8DOH

100 metres of Cellflex LCF78-50JA-A0 coaxial cable

Steve Marsh G4BWG of the Radio Company at Whyteleafe, Surrey

Two Amphenol Jaybeam 7040420 3 element commercial specification yagi antennas and a Jaybeam MMU2420 commercial specification phasing harness for the yagis

Roger Ray G8CUB of RN Electronics

Electrical safety inspection of the driver and PA units

Grant Hodgson G8UBN of GH Engineering

PA components and Bird 50D & 5D type elements. Maintenance spare RA30H4047M RF Module

Chris Bartram GW4DGU

PA components

Ian Burns G0AFH

Beacon website maintenance and domain name purchase

Alwyn Seeds G8DOH

LCF78-50JA-A0 grounding kits and N connectors for the coaxial cable

Allan Duncan GM4ZUK

70cms Circulator

Colin Wooff G3SPJ

Circulator dummy load

Mike Scott G3LYP

GPS antenna mast adapter

Alan Betts G0HIQ

RG214 Coax for antenna tails

Cray Valley Communications

Rack hardware fittings

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