RadCom September 2016, Vol. 92, No. 9

| August 23, 2016

Cover image: FlexRadio Systems visit the NRC with a FLEX-6500 and FLEX Maestro for the NRC. Photos courtesy Mike, G4WNC.

FlexRadio Systems donates Maestro control console to the National Radio Centre

News and Reports

Around Your Region – Club events calendar 82
Around Your Region – Events roundup 86
New products 15
News 12
RSGB Matters 6
Amateur TV Contest, Dave Crump, G8GKQ 43

Online edition

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Advertisers’ index 91
Antennas, Mike Parkin, G0JMI 34
ATV, Dave Mann, G8ADM 55
GHz bands, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 62
HF, Martin Atherton, G3ZAY 56
Members’ ads 92
Propagation, Gwyn Williams, G4KFH 80
Rallies and events 94
Special events, Silent Keys 94
Sport radio, Steve White, G3ZVW 47
The last word 96
VHF/UHF, Richard Staples, G4HGI 60


Book review, Giles Read, G1MFG 81
Kuhne MKU23 G4 13cm band transverter, Sam Jewell, G4DDK 30

Technical Features

Design notes, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 20
Homebrew, Eamon Skelton, EI9GQ 16
Modifying the Philips FM1100 for amateur service, David Craig, GI8LCJ 44
Refurbishing an antenna, Mike Richards, G4WNC 38


ACO Radio Exercise Blue Ham, Flt Lt David Webb, 2E0DIP 64
A new trailer for Sussex RAYNET, Phill Hills, G7JRV 48
Barnaby Festival Launch, Mark Harper, MW1MDH 66
FlexRadio Systems donation to the National Radio Centre 26
HF Field Day, Steve White, G3ZVW 24
Morse… What is the point? Ian Simpson, GM0SIM 72
Museums on the Air 70
RSGB Convention, Elaine Richards, G4LFM 22
TM3NOI Noirmoutier Island expedition, Geoffrey, F4FVI 76

Category: Front Page News, RadCom, RSGB Notices