New South African HF Beacons

The South African Radio League have announced three new HF beacons in the country

Bradley Glen, ZS5BG, started to beacon regularly on 250 mW using an Off-Centre Fed Dipole and he is getting many spots on 40 metres as well as 20 and 10 metres. 

The Jeugland Radio Club, ZR6JRC, beacon also became live pushing 250 mW into a 40 metres inverted Vee and it has already reached as far as Cape Town and Durban. 

A third beacon, built with donated kit by Nic van Duffelen, ZR6AEZ, and it is currently active using the callsign ZS6ZU on 5 MHz using a centre fed folded dipole.

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