RadCom November 2016, Vol. 92, No. 11

| October 24, 2016

Cover image: John, G4BAO working via satellite as GB16NH at the National Hamfest. Photo by Giles, G1MFGNews from the National Hamfest, the UK’s premier rally.

News and Reports

Around Your Region – Club events calendar 82
Around Your Region – Events roundup 86
HF National Field Day, Quin Collier, G3WRR 44
National Hamfest 2016 photos 77
New products 14
News 12
RSGB Matters 6

Online edition

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Advertisers’ index 91
Antennas, Mike Parkin, G0JMI 34
ARDF, Bob Titterington, G3ORY 76
ATV, Dave Mann, G8ADM 64
GHz bands, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 63
HF, Martin Atherton, G3ZAY 56
Members’ ads 94
Propagation, Gwyn Williams, G4KFH 80
Rallies & events 95
Special events, Silent Keys 95
Sport radio, Steve White, G3ZVW 65
The last word 96
VHF/UHF, Richard Staples, G4HGI 60


Book review, Giles Read, G1MFG 81
SOTAbeams LASERBEAM-DUAL CW filter, Mike Richards, G4WNC 38

Technical Features

A 200cm square helically-wound frame loop,
Dr David Westcombe-Down, VK5BUG 66
Design notes, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 20
Getting started in opamps, Godfrey Manning, G4GLM 72
QER crystal ladder filters, David Gordon Smith, G3UUR 40
The TRF receiver, Fred Brown, W6HPH 16


Celebrating an historic contact, Elaine Richards, G4LFM 24
Coastwatch on the Air, Steve Appleyard, G3PND 32
Getting started with NOAA polar orbiting satellites, Dr Michael Butler, G4OCR 26
Railways on the Air 19
The Tokyo Ham Fair, Martin Atherton, G3ZAY 92
Winning ways, Steve White, G3ZVW 48

Special Offer

Wooden call sign block and drinks coasters 47

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