RadCom April 2017, Vol. 93, No. 4

| March 27, 2017


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Cover image: The rotary clothes line and bamboo used to support one of the hex beams for the VK9NZ DXpedition.VK9NZ Norfolk Island 2016—the Quake Contesters’ latest DXpedition.

News and Reports

AGM Calling Notice 6
Around your region – Club events calendar 90
Around your region – Events roundup 94
Candidates for RSGB Board vacancy 20
Club of the year 2nd place winners 102
New products 14
News 12
RSGB 2016 committee reports 40
RSGB 2017 AGM voting guidance 52
RSGB Matters 6
RSGB Region 10 vacancy 7
RSGB Report and financial statement 60

Online edition

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Advertisers’ index 93
Antennas, Mike Parkin, G0JMI 30
GHz bands, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 76
HF, Martin Atherton, G3ZAY 72
LF, Dave Pick, G3YXM 71
Members’ ads 100
Propagation, Gwyn Williams, G4KFH 88
Rallies and events 101
Silent Keys 101
Special events 87
Sport radio, Steve White, G3ZVW 89
The last word 104
VHF/UHF, Richard Staples, G4HGI 74


Book review, Giles Read, G1MFG 51
SDRplay RSP2, Mike Richards, G4WNC 84

Technical Features

Arduino-based SWR analyser, Michael Booth, G8HKS 16
Cable management system and earth bar: part two, Andrew Churchley, G4EAQ 32
Data, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 59
Design Notes, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 26
EMC, Dr David Lauder, G0SNO 80
Homebrew, Eamon Skelton, EI9GQ 36


Getting started in the FM Activity Contests, Steve White, G3ZVW 70
VK9NZ Norfolk Island 2016 DXpedition, Paul Ormandy, ZL4TT 22

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