July Satellite Report

July Satellite Report

Instead of writing into magazines saying what I’ve worked on satellites I thought I’d switch it up and write blog posts instead allowing more viewers to see what can be worked, so this report is the start of that. Since moving to Scotland it has reset my DXCC/VUCC...
Yaesu G-5500 & FoxDelta ST2 Remote Control

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...

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 🙂   Download the slides as a...

AMSAT-UK Colloquium 2016 – Operating Satellites in the Field Talk

Due to a poor health this year it meant that I had to miss doing the IOTA Contest in Guernsey, because of this change however it meant that I could attend this year’s AMSAT-UK Colloquium which I always miss! I was also able to give a short presentation on satellite...
AMSAT Antenna Upgrades

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...
New Amateur Radio Satellites

New Amateur Radio Satellites

If you’re keen on amateur radio satellites you might have noticed that in the last two months there’s been an increase in satellites available to use on the 19th of September on a rocket from China saw the launch of a six satellites under the brand of CAS-2 all...