RadCom July 2016, Vol. 92, No. 7

| June 20, 2016

Cover image: Courtesy Tim Peake Flickr and Hastings ERC.The final UK schools contact with the ISS.

One of the key objectives of Tim Peake’s mission was to inspire students to take up technology subjects through the Principia project.

News and Reports

Around Your Region – Club events calendar 82
Around Your Region – Events roundup 86
New products 14
News 12
RSGB Matters 6
VHF National Field Day 2015, John Simpkins, G8IYS 66

Online edition

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Advertisers’ index 91
Antennas, Mike Parkin, G0JMI 36
ARDF, Robert Vickers, G3ORI 24
ATV, Dave Mann, G8ADM 40
GHz bands, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 64
HF, Martin Atherton, G3ZAY 56
Members’ ads 94
Propagation, Gwyn Williams, G4KFH 92
Rallies and events 95
Special events, Silent Keys 95
Sport radio, Steve White, G3ZVW 42
The last word 96
VHF/UHF, Richard Staples, G4HGI 62


Book review, Giles Read, G1MFG 65
Pico Balun and Pico Tuner kits, Mike Richards, G4WNC 76
Tytera MD380 DMR handheld, Richard Staples, G4HGI 44
80m VFO kit mk 1, Giles Read, G1MFG 80

Technical Features

Design notes, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 46
GHz bands on a shoestring, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 20
Homebrew, Eamon Skelton, EI9GQ 16
Stauff clamps, Peter Hutchinson, G4URT 55
The origin of the term NVIS, Brian Austin, G0GSF 34
Volts and ladders, Godfrey Manning, G3GLM 30


Elf ‘n’ safety and aerials, Steve Hartley, G0FUW 26
GR2HQ, Steve White, G3ZVW 22
The final UK schools contact with the ISS 72

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