20170710 ham exam

Recently the RSGB have issued a consultation (http://rsgb.org/main/clubs-training/tutor-resources-2/syllabus/) regarding the exam syllabus changes – it would appear that they will…

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20170612 Sporadic E’s on 10m

thanks to the Australian Government, Bureau of Meteorology for the image above – they go in to huge detail about…

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20170414 Transatlantic (again)

This transatlantic scheduled QSO started way back at the beginning of November 2016 – Gabe (NJ7H) kindly passed on my…

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20170330 10m Vertical

picture above, left to right – 2m/70cm on chimney – 10m vertical attached to fence post jubilee clipped to a…

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20170303 Toroids T200-2

on Wednesday (Its Friday today) I placed an order for my first Toroids (T200-2) from these guys http://powermagnetics.co.uk/ – I received the…

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20170208 forgive me!

Crikey – Its been a month since I last posted – busy at work (nice) and busy at home too,…

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20170107 SO-50 Satellite

As you probably know I do like a satellite…. I’m still very green and haven’t been that enthusiastic lately either…..

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20161101 Tropospheric Conditions

On Sunday/Monday I experienced my first tropospheric conditions. It took me a little time to work out which repeater I…

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20161002 end-fed antenna

A week or two ago a local ham (Alan, GU4RUK) was having a clear-out of some old bits and bobs,…

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20160926 Amsat-UK

I really am enjoying working through satellites, the challenge is fun, can be done with very basic equipment so it…

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20160924 RTTY, really?

So, i haven’t tried any digital stuff yet – listening to RTTY though is mind numbing… the decoder i have downloaded…

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20160924 i was to B&Q today

I went to B&Q today to buy ‘stuff’ as you do and i saw these – couldn’t resist… however absolutely…

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20160905 I PASSED!!!!

Started from no licence in January 2016, took the Foundation and Intermediate exams at the same time in April 2016…

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