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.
New QTH page added to M0NWK website
I’ve just added a new QTH page to my website that contains latitude, longitude, grid square and WAB square details.
Click here to view.
Using a capacitor to block DC voltage in the Humax Foxsat satellite receiver for 23cm Amateur Television (ATV)
To receive 1.3 GHz (23cm) digital Amateur Television (ATV) transmissions from my local repeater GB3VL, I am using a Humax Foxsat HD/GB (click here for user manual) digital satellite receiver.
National Hamfest 2017 express tickets on sale now!
Last night I attended Lincoln Shortwave Club for the planning meeting of the National Hamfest, which will be held at Newark Showground on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th September 2017.
Welcome to the weird world of numbers stations
Known to exist since World War I, numbers stations are believed to have been used or still being used, for transmission of coded messages to intelligence officers operating in foreign countries.
Welcome to M0NWK’s new website!
I will be posting lots of amateur radio related information here so be sure to take a look on a regular basis.
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.