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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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Edition No. 4 – December 2015-January 2016

| January 28, 2016
Edition No. 4 – December 2015-January 2016

Hot Christmas presents for radio hams With Christmas just around the corner we thought it would be a good idea to take a look at some great potential ham radio presents available from the RSGB shop Making the most of the low bands this winter These bands can all come alive with the shorter hours […]

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RadCom February 2016, Vol. 92, No. 2

| January 25, 2016
RadCom February 2016, Vol. 92, No. 2

With the festivities behind us it is time to look forward to making some changes to our station or trying new things. This month’s edition brings us plenty to consider and probably top of the list for many will be Peter Hart’s Equipment Review. News and Reports Around Your Region—Club events calendar 83 Around Your […]

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Edition No. 3 – October-November 2015

| December 15, 2015
Edition No. 3 – October-November 2015

Making the most of 15m (21MHz) In the latest in our series about the HF amateur bands we take a look at 15m, its characteristics and what you might be able to work How to use an SDR dongle as a VHF/UHF receiver Ever fancied having a multi-band all-mode software-defined radio receiver that covers from […]

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