RadCom Basics, No. 40, May 2024

| May 30, 2024

We are pleased to announce the May 2024 edition of RadCom Basics is now available on the RSGB website

In this edition, Tony Molloy, M6CIH considers OpenWebRX+ on a Raspberry Pi, and takes an interesting look at this method of accessing one or more SDR devices using a browser, covering its uses, set up, and installation.

Also in this edition:

  • 4 Checking and testing components: Part two
    In this second instalment, Lee Aldridge, G4EJB provides guidance on checking and testing components and, specifically, how to test capacitors
  • 14 Keeping it clean! A guide to clean transmissions: Part two
    In this second part of this series, Andy Gilfillan, G0FVI provides great tips and advice on how to transmit a clean signal, focusing specifically on AM and SSB modes
  • 20 Building and tuning an end-fed half-wave antenna for the 40 to 10m bands
    Matt Hardy, M7EUP documents his experiences in making, installing, and tuning this popular multi-band antenna at his space-restricted QTH, and outlines what he had to consider not only to tune the antenna but also how to gain the best possible performance
  • 4 How a full-wave loop behaves
    Tim Hier, G5TM examines how a typical rectangular full-wave loop for the 40m band can be made to radiate differently depending on where it is fed

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