Fibreglass pole at the trig point, with the transmitter site in the background

Islay SOTAs: Beinn Tart a’Mhill

During this week’s Camb-Hams DXpedition to Islay as GS3PYE/P, three of us (G4ERO, GW2HFR and I) went to Beinn Tart a’Mhill, one of Islay’s one-point SOTAs (GM/SI-185). This is quite possibly also the easiest summit on the island, as it’s an ex-MOD transmitter site, with a nice path all the way to the top. Access…

Fibreglass antenna mast standing on snowy ground

Brecon Beacons SOTAs: Black Mountain

Following the snow on Pen Y Fan yesterday, I decided to cut my long weekend short and to head back to Cambridge on Easter Sunday, stopping at Black Mountain on the Welsh-English border on the way home. GW/SW-041 Black Mountain 6-point Black Mountain is a lovely walk, which I last did just before Christmas. I…