From 1900-2130z (from 8pm UK clock time) the 70cm UKAC contest is running.
Although I am not a great contest person, these are usually good sessions with plenty of activity, mostly SSB. It will be a good opportunity to try the little 5 element beam to see what I can work from home using it. Conditions should be close to "normal" which will be ideal.
So far I have only heard the PI7CIS 70cm beacon - no other stations or beacons. I missed the recent UHF contest at the weekend. I was struggling with my voice in the 2m session last Tuesday, so may not stay on too long. Let's hope I manage to work some reasonable distances.