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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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RadCom Basics December 2015-January 2016, No. 4

| January 28, 2016
RadCom Basics December 2015-January 2016, No. 4

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 Basics October-November 2015, No. 3

| December 15, 2015
RadCom Basics October-November 2015, No. 3

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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RadCom Basics August-September 2015, No. 2

| October 8, 2015
RadCom Basics August-September 2015, No. 2

What is QRP? While many radio amateurs hanker after more and more power and bigger and bigger antennas, there is one group that prefers to be more minimalistic Making the most of 10 metres The 10-metre band is the highest that we normally refer to as being HF, although 6m (50MHz) can also exhibit HF […]

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