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March 2019 Temperature Test Chamber supplementary files

| February 8, 2019

This page contains a link to the supplementary files for the Temperature Test Chamber article by Bob F. Burns, G3OOU, published in the March 2019 edition of RadCom. The ZIP file contains— A readme.txt file identifying the contents A PDF version of the outline case design (Figure 2) that you can read better than the […]

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Steve Coleman, G4YFB, 4th January 2019

| January 21, 2019
Steve Coleman, G4YFB, 4th January 2019

It is with a tremendous amount of regret that I have to notify that Stephen Coleman, G4YFB, passed away on Friday 4 January 2019 aged 66. He had been battling cancer, having been diagnosed only nine weeks previously. Steve was a member of the Reading and District Amateur Radio Club and recently had been helping […]

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Max Heron, MW1KDP, 8th December 2018

| January 2, 2019

Max Heron, MW1KDP, sadly passed away, at home with his family around him, on Saturday 8th December 2018, aged 75 years. Max lived in Barmouth and was an ex Yorkshire miner turned aerial rigger, hence his nickname Mad Max ! He had been a member of Meirion ARS for over 30 years and was a […]

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P H Rama Prabhu, VU2DEV, 21st December 2018

| January 2, 2019
P H Rama Prabhu, VU2DEV, 21st December 2018

We have received a number of tributes to P H Rama Prabhu, VU2DEV, who passed away in Bengaluru, India on 21st December 2018. Thanks to VU2ALI for passing on the information and photo. Here is an edited section of the tributes.   Regret to inform the sad demise of our beloved Guruji , Elmer, Benefactor OM Ramaprabhu […]

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December 2018 Diode Tester article correction

| December 6, 2018
December 2018 Diode Tester article correction

In the December 2018 edition of RadCom we published the Multi-Mode Diode Tester article by Dave Ellis, G4AJY. Unfortunately some gremlins crept into the circuit diagram, meaning that it wouldn’t work as intended if built as shown. The main problems were the 1M resistor R4 and the labelling of switch Sw1b.. R4 was incorrectly shown […]

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Graeme Platts, G4XOF, 26 November 2018

| November 29, 2018
Graeme Platts, G4XOF, 26 November 2018

Graeme Platts, G4XOF lost his battle against cancer on his 63rd birthday, the 26th of November 2018. Graeme originally worked at Martin Lynch & Sons in the early nineties at the stores in Ealing and was one of Martin’s original employees. Graeme was known for his in-depth knowledge of scanners and communication receivers.  He left […]

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