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Yaesu G-5500 & FoxDelta ST2 Remote Control

With a recent location change to Elgin, Scotland I had to implement some temporary shack changes to get back on air quickly. The biggest annoyance with rotators is the fact it needs two control cables and with the temporary shack being the corner of the kitchen I must...

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October Shack Update

I’m planning to start doing weekly updates, however as its nearly the end of a full month, I’ll start with a full recap of what’s been going on this month and a little bit of September; towards the very end of the month I had an internal loop recorder fitted inside me...

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Try Amateur Satellites Talk – RSGB Convention 2016

At this year's RSGB Convention I was asked to present on the topic of try amateur satellites, below is the slides from the talk, its hard to cover the topic in 40mins~ so if you want further information please get in touch 🙂   [slideshare...

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AMSAT Antenna Upgrades

Like with any amateur radio station the equipment and antennas are always in a state of flux, with constant improvements being wanted to seek out that bit of DX or dB advantage. With satellites it’s no different you always want that extra bit of signal to work that...

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Oasis Academy Brightstowe, Bristol contact Tim Peake

Today the Oasis Academy in Brightstowe, Bristol carried out their ARISS Contact with Tim Peake onboard the ISS at 14:23, the contact seemed to go as planned including Tim using the HamTV equipment again. Using the usual satellite equipment I received the contact from...

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