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Following on from Part 1 we can now explore the practical part of going portable and the various items needed. There have been considerable changes in technology for radios and power sources over the years although less so with aerial … Continue reading
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Portable Contesting in the early 1970’s This saga described at took place some forty odd years ago and those who took part are now much older and bolder not to say wiser? The equipment used was what was in general … Continue reading
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This article is the first in a series based on John Mulye’s G0VEH original document that detailed the various thoughts and ideas that were recommended in order to both enjoy and succeed in a portable amateur radio activation. What is … Continue reading
Following on from the talk on DMR some comments and links to where information can be found. As was intimated during the talk DMR in the UK is in a state of flux at the moment, some might even say … Continue reading
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Following on from Part 1 this is more a montage of the show plus some pertinent information about what to see and do. The picture below shows an aerial view of the halls, the Ham Radio element uses Halls A1, … Continue reading
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After our talk on the Ham Radio Show at Friedrichshafen, Germany at the club recently myself and John G8DZH have decided to write up our experiences of the event in several parts so that the reader does not get bored … Continue reading
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Single feed 2M and 70cm Yagi Richard Clark G4DDP I have been looking to replace the mish-mash of VHF/UHF aerials that I have on my mast at home. At the moment I have two 5 element 2M yagi’s one beaming … Continue reading
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Over the years I have experimented with quite a few wire antennas at home increasingly to minimise the effect of the increasing noise level from the likes of plasma TV’s, switch mode power supplies, PLT and ADSL routers but fighting … Continue reading
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Over the last couple of days I have been ” working ” at a location in Yorkshire which seemed rather good to try and operate portable. The location was the TV transmitting mast at Emley Moor which is located at … Continue reading