RadCom June 2016, Vol. 92, No. 6

| May 23, 2016

Cover image: Young Arkwright scholars taking part in their Foundation training.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 roundup 87
Rigol oscilloscope donation to NRC 14
IARU Region 1 Interim Meeting 57
New products 15
News 10
RSGB Matters 6

Online edition

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Regulars

Advertisers’ index 91
Antennas, Mike Parkin, G0JMI 40
Contacts 97
GHz bands, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 73
HF, Martin Atherton, G3ZAY 68
LF, Dave Pick, G3YXM 66
Members’ ads 92
Propagation, Gwyn Williams, G4FKH 82
Rallies and events 93
Special events, Silent Keys 93
Sport radio, Steve White, G3ZVW 80
The last word 96
VHF/UHF, Richard Staples, G4HGI 70

Reviews

Book review, Giles Read, G1MFG 65
Cloud IQ SDR, Mike Richards, G4WNC 20

Technical Features

A battery explosion hazard, Dr Chris Barnes, GW4BZD 26
Data, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 81
Design Notes, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 46
EMC, Dr David Lauder, G0SNO 44
Homebrew, Eamon Skelton, EI9GQ 16
Homemade high current shunt, Mark Atherton, ZL3JVX 32
The Slim Jim antenna, Robert Dancy, G3JRD 62

Features

A day of radio activity, Steve Hartley, G0FUW 36
Combating radio frequency interference, John Rogers M0JAV 30
ISS contact with UK schools 60
National Hamfest and RSGB Convention 24
Ofcom makes new Interference Regulations, Clive Corrie 56
Results of the amateur radio survey, John Gould, G3WKL 34
RSGB young Members visit BBC, Mike Jones, 2K0MLJ 76
The RSGB Regional team, Martyn Vincent, G3UKV 48
Worksop ARC in the 6m UKAC, Steve White, G3ZVW 38

ERRATA

Page 42, Table 1, the length of the 6m Director element should be 2645mm and not 1322.5mm as shown.

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