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RadCom June 2016, Vol. 92, No. 6

| May 23, 2016
RadCom June 2016, Vol. 92, No. 6

I am delighted to be your President and look forward to the next two years. So let’s get positive—amateur radio is facing challenges, we need to meet those and also plan for the future. News and Reports Annual RSGB trophy presentations 74 Around Your Region – Club events calendar 83 Around Your Region – Events […]

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Am I a Dinosaur? – May 2016

| April 26, 2016

Geoff Stainton, G1MQQ Maybe you are, but the dinosaurs ruled the earth for a lot longer than we humans! Surely, what makes amateur radio unique is its autonomy. Once our communications rely on the availability of an internet connection provided by a third party ISP, or even a repeater whose operation or otherwise is outside […]

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RadCom May 2016, Vol. 92, No. 5

| April 25, 2016
RadCom May 2016, Vol. 92, No. 5

When this reaches you, the transition between Presidents will be just a few days away and the process of handing over from the retiring General Manager to his successor will be underway. We wish Graham well in his retirement and look forward to working with his successor Steve Thomas, M1ACB. News and Reports Around Your […]

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Edition No. 5 – February-March 2016

| April 4, 2016
Edition No. 5 – February-March 2016

Taking part in the Commonwealth Contest, 12-13 March 2016 How to increase your country score and bag some great DX Making a 2m Slim Jim antenna with 300 Ohm ribbon cable Instead of buying an antenna why don’t you make your own? Making a homemade coaxial trap antenna: Part 1 What are traps and how […]

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RadCom April 2016, Vol. 92, No. 4

| March 21, 2016
RadCom April 2016, Vol. 92, No. 4

This edition brings with it the opportunity to review the work of your Society provided by the small HQ staff and thousand or so volunteers who work throughout the year to support amateur radio in the UK, and to deliver benefits to you, our Members. So please take a few moments to read the various […]

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RadCom March 2016, Vol. 92, No. 3

| February 22, 2016
RadCom March 2016, Vol. 92, No. 3

Rather than a gentle ramping down as my term as President comes to its conclusion life is as busy as ever due, in no small part, to the very exciting school contacts with Tim Peake aboard the ISS, the related Buildathon activities and YOTA month becoming a fixture in our annual calendar. These provide a […]

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