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Amateur Radio in Israel. During a recent trip to Israel I could not resist the opportunity to do at least a bit of Ham Radio. After finding a group on Facebook called Israel Ham Radio, I left a message … Continue reading
LEFARS News – February/March 2019 Compiled by John Ray G8DZH [Updated 7th March] Dear LEFARS member, With winter well underway, the evenings beginning to get lighter, it’s time to look forward to getting outside and “playing” radio. January and February … Continue reading
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I am deeply saddened to report on the passing of LEFARS honorary life member, John Crabbe G3WFM on 16th October 2018. Some of you will know that, when the RSGB were based in Potters Bar, John was the Society’s librarian, … Continue reading
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Following the LEFARS 2017 portable get together at the Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker hosted by the SNB Contest Group. LEFARS once again convened at the bunker for a fun filled weekend of operating and a Barbecue on the Saturday … Continue reading
I’ve added a report from the LEFARS and SNBCG Big Radio Weekend. It was nice to see so many people chatting and playing some radio. LEFARS and SNBCG Big Radio Weekend
As I was going to be in the St Albans area on Sunday morning and this coincided with the 432MHz Low Power contest I decided that a couple hours operating wouldn’t go amiss. This 4 hour contest is aimed at … Continue reading
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Members of LEFARS, George M1GEO, Chris G8OCV and Dave M0TAZ played some portable radio with Suffolk RED last weekend, as the temperatures soared to 30 C Suffolk RED had organised a field day from their operating site at the Suffolk … Continue reading
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I wanted to see if you could cheaply power and run a WSPR transmitter from a battery and solar panel. The system was connected for 7 days, transmitting around 80% of the time, day and night. The project is detailed online. … Continue reading
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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