On Easter Monday I took part in the 70 cms Counties Contest. I entered the low power (10w) SSB/FM section and set up on the top of Tountinna (about 450m ASL). It is a great location with the added bonus of being able to drive to the top. I used a Yaesu FT-897 for SSB and an Icom IC-207h for FM. The FM antenna was a Diamond X300 and I just used the mobile antenna on the car for SSB – yes it seems everyone uses vertical polarization on SSB during contests! I did bring a 7 element beam but didn’t use it. I managed 29 contacts in 14 counties and received the top score overall.