Winter Antenna Damage

Winter Antenna Damage

Since just before Christmas the UK has been getting battered by storms, normally this isn’t an issue and the antennas tend to stay up without any problem, however 2013 decided to change things a little bit and a couple of days before Christmas in one of the...
Compact VHF/UHF Setup

Compact VHF/UHF Setup

Last week I finally took the plunge and started ordering the bits to make a compact VHF/UHF setup, with the idea of it being useful for both normal QSOs and satellite working but not look like an eye sore in the garden as I’m sure the neighbours wouldn’t...
MP1 Chapstick

MP1 Chapstick

I finally got round to putting the MP1 Chapstick together and giving it a whirl on Monday, setting it up was easy using the tripod legs to keep it off the grass in the back garden for this test I decided just to run it into the shack using the coax we normally use for...

Windoms Up & Running!

Finally got the windom up and running sadly it took a little longer than expected due to a few extra problems which were incountered over Saturday but by lunch time it was up and running. Made a couple of contacts in the UBA contest on 20m and also 14 or so contacts...

New Windom 80m Special Arrives

Finally the new Radioworks 80m special arrives in the post! the old one sadly got a battering in the first set of winds we had the other week. So we ordered a new one Sunday and it arrived this morning! Sorry for the poor quality of picture it was taken on my Motorola...