Computers in Amateur Radio – Raspberry Pi Chapter

Computers in Amateur Radio – Raspberry Pi Chapter

After my talk at the RSGB Convention on the Raspberry Pi I was approached to see if I’d be interested in doing a chapter for the Computers in Amateur Radio book on the PI. I accepted and just before Christmas I submitted my chapter on the Raspberry Pi and I...
SSTV from the ISS this afternoon

SSTV from the ISS this afternoon

This afternoon it seems the ISS was doing some tests with SSTV on the 145.800 downlink at 15:30z I heard a strong carrier popup then half an  image was sent After this image there was a very strong constant carrier followed by a CW ID and another image. The empty...

50MHz UKAC 23 Apr 2013

Last night was the 50MHz UKAC so I decided to have a dabble in it, my 6m setup isn’t anything special. I use a HB9CV at around 26 feet and the Yaesu FT-950 with the IF-2000 Panadapter board, which makes finding stations very easy and worked well for this...

HamTests (MU0HTJ) Guernsey Planning for 2013 IOTA Contest M/S

For the past two years a group of young radio amateurs have been going to Guernsey to operate in the IOTA Contest (MU0HTJ) and this years no exception. We’ve already started planning the trip so we’re fully aware of all the equipment and tasks needing done...
CQ WPX SSB 2013 at M0VSQ

CQ WPX SSB 2013 at M0VSQ

This year I took part in the CQ WPX SSB Contest with the Vulture Squadron Contest Group operating in Birdlip, Gloucestershire using the callsign M0VSQ. Overall conditions were much poorer than last year specially Saturday when it was near on impossible to get any sort...