RadCom December 2016, Vol. 92, No. 12

| November 24, 2016

Cover image: LEDs photographed at the National Hamfest. Original photo by Giles Read, G1MFG, design by Kevin Williams, M6CYB.Season’s Greetings from the RSGB.

News and Reports

Around Your Region – Club events calendar 83
Around Your Region – Events roundup 87
Construction Competition Results 25
Index 2016 62
New products 14
News 10
RadCom Plus Index 34
RSGB Matters 6

Online edition

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Advertisers’ index 91
Antennas, Mike Parkin, G0JMI 22
GHz bands, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 72
HF, Martin Atherton, G3ZAY 68
LF, Dave Pick, G3YXM 66
Members’ ads 92
Propagation, Gwyn Williams, G4KFH 20
Rallies and events 93
Special events, Silent Keys 93
Sport radio, Steve White, G3ZVW 55
The last word 96
VHF/UHF, Richard Staples, G4HGI 70


Book review, Giles Read, G1MFG 46

Technical Features

Data, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 44
Design Notes, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 56
EMC, Dr David Lauder, G0SNO 40
Fitting SMA connectors, Mike Richards, G4WNC 30
Ground systems, Dave Gordon-Smith, G3UUR 74
Homebrew, Eamon Skelton, EI9GQ 16
Recycled ferrites for HF transformers, Michel Christ, XE1MD 26
Replacement display for the FT-290R, Dave Crump, G8GJQ 60


Commemorating the first US-UK transatlantic QSO 48
QSL Bureau quiz 94
RSGB Convention 2016, Elaine Richards, G4LFM 36
Station Gilnahirk, George Busby 42

Category: Front Page News, RadCom