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CT7/M0MBD/M

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This spring we decided to go on a short cruise. Because I have just taken over another company, I could not afford to be away for too long, so we booked a cruise from Southampton to Portugal. It would take … Continue reading

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Who needs the Met office?

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The reception of WEFAX has been around for many years, it may well surprise you it is still around today. It’s interesting to download some of these maps, from a system that sounds a bit like your old fax machine … Continue reading

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LIGHTING

Does anybody have a couple of small desk lamps, 240v for use on field weekends? Need lighting for night operating.  

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Upminster Windmill on the Air

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Members of LEFARS and SNBCG activated Upminster Windmill GB2UW for mills on the air weekend. We was able to make use of the new 1.8 million pound visitors centre, operting in the comfort of the staff room. You can read … Continue reading

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KiwiSDR 10 kHz to 30 MHz online

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Dave G7UVW recently purchased a KiwiSDR on a Kickstarter project back in 2016, like many of these projects your not sure exactly what your getting until it turns up. Once Dave had received his unit and added it to SDR.hu … Continue reading

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Turkey, wine and Ultimate 3S

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Over christmas I decided it was about time I got on with the Ultimate 3S project from QRP Labs. Inspired by George M1 GEO and Dave G7UVW QRSS on 10 MHz i decided to heat up the soldering iron and … Continue reading

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LIGHTHOUSES WEEKEND

Good article on the weekend in October’s RADCOM. Well done Dave M0MBD.

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RGM

Some of us will be going to the ROYAL GUNPOWDER MILLS on Saturday at about 1100. We shall be checking the installation and hope to put GB2RGM on the air. Members will be welcome.  

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Beginners Guide to 5 MHz

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Ever wanted to get on 5 MHz but not sure how to start ? If you’re a UK full (advanced) license holder then the band is ready and waiting. Unlike other bands we don’t have a contiguous allocation so I … Continue reading

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How far does 1mW go ?

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Testing out WSPR using 0.001 W Amazing to see who can decode you at this QRPP output. Remember the fun we used to have trying to communicate using low power 49 MHz Walkie talkies ! Find out how far I … Continue reading

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