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RadCom Basics December 2016-January 2017, No. 10

| May 16, 2019

What is the MUF and why is it important? The term Maximum Usable Frequency (MUF) is used a lot with HF communications What special interest radio clubs are out there? There are a whole host of special interest clubs that cater for all sorts of interests How to tune an antenna for lowest SWR Our […]

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RadCom Basics October-November 2016, No. 9

| December 1, 2016
RadCom Basics October-November 2016, No. 9

Taking part in the CQWW contest The SSB leg of the famous CW Worldwide contest takes place on 29-30 October 2016 Using the DX Cluster: Part 2 This time we look at when and how you can spot a station’s call sign on the DX Cluster How and why the HF bands come alive in […]

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RadCom Basics August-September 2016, No. 8

| October 4, 2016
RadCom Basics August-September 2016, No. 8

Using the DX Cluster: Part 1 What exactly is the DX Cluster and how do you use it? Getting the most from DXMaps.com DXMaps.com is yet another tool in a radio amateur’s arsenal but how can you get the most out of it? Beginners’ Guide to RTTY RTTY is a machine-to-machine real-time mode that has […]

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RadCom Basics June-July 2016, No. 7

| August 2, 2016
RadCom Basics June-July 2016, No. 7

Volunteering for the RSGB Find out how you could become a valued RSGB volunteer and part of the team What is Yaesu’s System Fusion C4FM? What exactly is System Fusion and what can you do with it? Working the world with JT65: part two In part two we looking at setting up JT65 and making […]

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RadCom Basics April-May 2016, No. 6

| June 1, 2016
RadCom Basics April-May 2016, No. 6

Receiving transmissions from the ISS Making the most of a fantastic opportunity Making coaxial trap antennas: part two Use your traps to create a multiband dipole Getting your first HF award with International Marconi Day It is all good fun and a good opportunity for you to gain a very attractive certificate Working the world […]

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RadCom Basics February-March 2016, No. 5

| April 4, 2016
RadCom Basics February-March 2016, No. 5

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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