Foxdelta FoxTrak

Foxdelta FoxTrak

After messing about with APRS using my mobile and APRS.fi, I decided it was time to-do things properly and ordered the Foxdelta FoxTrak for around £14 plus postage and it arrived 5 days later from India which is pretty darn impressive! and to wire it up correctly I...
Baofeng UV-3R

Baofeng UV-3R

After reading on G4ILO’s blog about the Baofeng UV-3R, I thought I’d order one to give it ago as I only had a 2m VX-150 plus the UV-3R looked a lot lighter and something I might be more inclined to carry around so on the 16 May I ordered one from...

RSGB 144MHz May Contest

During the weekend I decided to have a little play in the RSGB 144MHz May Contest, although from the outset limited myself to the 6 hours category which I think was a wise decision. I wasn’t expecting a huge number of QSOs after all I’m using a 5 element...
ISS Packet & SO-67

ISS Packet & SO-67

Since being back from the Isle of Arran I’ve been doing a lot of APRS via the ISS, we used APRS while traveling and it was a useful tool for knowing where everyone was and I’ve sort of become hooked just wish there was more activity on 144.800 in the...
Excellent week on the Isle of Arran

Excellent week on the Isle of Arran

As I’ve now been back on dry land for a week I thought it might be a good time to put up a quick post about the trip to the Isle of Arran with the Camb-Hams as GS3PYE/P. For me the trip started Friday afternoon just as the royal wedding has finishing I was...