RadCom May 2016, Vol. 92, No. 5

| April 25, 2016

Cover image: A simple halo antenna for the 2m band. Photo: John Adams, G3ZSE.When this reaches you, the transition between Presidents will be just a few days away and the process of handing over from the retiring General Manager to his successor will be underway.

We wish Graham well in his retirement and look forward to working with his successor Steve Thomas, M1ACB.

News and Reports

Around Your Region – Club events calendar 82 (See ERRATA)
Around Your Region – Events roundup 85
New Products 14
News 12
RSGB Matters 6

Online edition

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Advertisers’ index 91
Antennas, Mike Parkin, G0JMI 56
ATV, Dave Mann, G8ADM 76
GHz Bands, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 66
HF, Martin Atherton, G3ZAY 60
Members’ Ads 94
Propagation, Gwyn Williams, G4KFH 92
Rallies and Events 18
Special Events, Silent Keys 95
Sport Radio, Steve White, G3ZVW 77
The Last Word 96
VHF/UHF, Richard Staples, G4HGI 64


ACE-HF PRO propagation prediction software, Steve Nichols, G0KYA 26
AOR AR-DV1 Digital Voice Receiver, Steve White, G3ZVW 16
Book Review, Giles Read, G1MFG 71
M0CVO 40m oscillator kit, Mike Richards, G4WNC 55

Special Offers

W-8681-SOLAR weather station 41

Technical Features

Design Notes, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 68
Homebrew, Eamon Skelton, EI9GQ 72
Simple halo antenna for 2m, John Adams, G3ZSE 22
STAR noise reduction, Peter Rhodes, G3XJP 34
Using authentication in amateur radio, Keith Lockstone, M0KIL 44


CQ Worldwide WPX CW, Steve White, G3ZVW 48
Encouraging schools during the Principia mission, G3PCJ and G0FUW 30
Entering the RSGB 144/432MHz contest, Ian Lowe, G0PDZ 20
SOS Radio Week, Elaine Richards, G4LFM 80


Pages 82, 83 & 85, Club Events Calendar is incorrect; information from the February 2016 edition was repeated—view correct Club Calendar for May 2016 (5-page/172KB PDF).

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