Ofcom Noise Complaint

A while back in AprilĀ (Go read the post for noise info), I posted saying that I started the process of issuing a noise complaint with Ofcom. After filling in the forms on their website it took about 3 weeks to get a reply from Ian (Senior Field Engineer), who advised...

My First Contact Via Arissat-1

I started out on Sunday trying to get a QSO via Arissat-1’s transponder. As its passes are within daylight over the Europe, Sunday night I managed to hear myself via the transponder using 25w into a 10 element yagi (computer controlled). The signal seemed...
Arissat-1 Launched

Arissat-1 Launched

On the 3th of August during a Russian EVA on the International Space Station the new Arissat-1 satellite was launched after many delays. During the EVA there were problems too with the suspected missing UHF antenna, although people have since been able to use the SSB...