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Going Portable – A series of articles based on John Mulye’s original document – No 1

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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

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Lighthouses on the Air – GB0TBW at Trinity Buoy Wharf

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Over the weekend of the 20th and 21st of August LEFARS members congregated at Trinity Buoy Wharf in East London for its annual activation of Trinity Buoy Wharf Lighthouse in order to participate in the International Lighthouse Weekend – ILLW. http://illw.net/ This … Continue reading

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DMR Talk at LEFARS on Friday 8th of January

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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Ham Radio Show at Friedrichshafen, Germany Part 2

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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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Ham Radio Show at Friedrichshafen, Germany 2015 Part 1

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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 Beam plus 4M 1/2 wave mobile vertical.

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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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Experiments with a homemade Cobwebb type Antenna

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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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Portable with a difference

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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

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Ham Radio Show – Friedrichshafen 2012

By sheer coincidence I was able to schedule a return business trip to Germany at the same time as the Ham Radio Show in Friedrichshafen, Southern Germany so on the 21st of June I once again found myself at the … Continue reading

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IBC 2011 – Trade Show With A Difference!

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In the line of business I work in, TV Satellite Broadcasting, a trade show (IBC 2011)  is held each year in Amsterdam in early September to showcase the latest technology plus good opportunity to meet old friends and get drunk … Continue reading

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