New wall brackets for supporting a pole and my new Yaesu G-450 rotator, WIMO SHF-2344 yagi for 23cm, EAntenna EA270ZB13 yagi for 2m and 70cm and masthead pre-amplifier unit for 23cm
Recently my Dad made me some custom wall brackets. I will be using the brackets to support a pole and my new Yaesu G-450 rotator, WIMO SHF-2344 yagi for 23cm, EAntenna EA270ZB13 yagi for 2m and 70cm and masthead pre-amplifier unit for 23cm.
Simple workshop technique that shows how to straighten Microbore copper tube using basic workshop tools
This post shows a technique I’ve used to straighten 10mm Microbore copper tube and forms one of a series of video’s I’ve made to show how I’ve constructed my Quadrifiliar Helix antenna or QFH as it’s more commonly known.
Real-time spot information by band for active amateur radio operators around the world via the DX cluster network
Over the last few days I have been working on first phase of integrating real-time DX cluster information to my new website so I can view activity on the go.
Checking feasibility of receiving and transmitting Amateur Television (ATV) between M0NWK QTH and Lincoln Cathedral repeater GB3VL
When I was thirteen years old, I remember hooking up an old Amstrad analogue satellite receiver to a homebrew yagi antenna to receive amateur radio television (ATV) from Lincoln repeater GB3VL. That was as far as I got with ATV until a recently.
In August 2016 I had the pleasure of visiting the Isle of Wight for a two-week family holiday.
I’ve visited the Island many times since being a small child and love coming here as it is such a beautiful island and there is so much to see and do. There was one difference with this holiday though – I took along my new Baofeng GT-3TP MK3 multi-band 2m / 70cm handheld transceiver.