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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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RadCom Basics June-July 2015, No. 1

| August 5, 2015
RadCom Basics June-July 2015, No. 1

Making the most of 10MHz Ten Megahertz, or 30 metres as it is otherwise called, is another one of the HF bands that was given to radio amateurs at the World Administrative Radio Conference in 1979 What is Summits on the Air? Radio amateurs are often accused of being a slovenly lot—spending too much time […]

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