RadCom February 2018, Vol. 94, No. 2

| January 26, 2018

Cover image by Kevin Williams, M6CYBThe Airspy HF+ SDR receiver review—best possible performance using the latest SDR techniques

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News and Reports

Around Your Region – Club events calendar 84
Around Your Region – Events roundup 87
Club of The Year 2016 83
New products 10
News 11
Old Timers’ Honour Roll 14
RSGB Band Plan 2018 44
RSGB Matters 6


Advertisers’ index 93
Antennas, Mike Parkin, G0JMI 40
GHz bands, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 72
HF, Martin Atherton, G3ZAY 68
LF, Dave Pick, G3YXM 66
Members’ ads 94
Propagation, Gwyn Williams, G4FKH 96
Rallies and events 95
Silent Keys 95
Special events 95
Sport radio, Steve White, G3ZVW 34
The last word 97
VHF/UHF, Richard Staples, G4HGI 70


Book review, Giles Read, G1MFG 81
Airspy HF+ SDR receiver, Mike Richards, G4WNC 20
Nissei power supplies, Steve White, G3ZVW 54

Technical Features

Data, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 80
Design Notes, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 62
EMC, Dr David Lauder, G0SNO 32
Introducing the virtual earth for a 160m antenna, David Sylvester, G3RED 16
Using cheap 5.8GHz drone equipment for amateur television on 6cm, Dave Crump, G8KQI 74


VHF National Field Day, Ian Pawson, G0FCT 28
Circuit Competition results 61
Museums on the Air 60
Ofcom’s Online Licensing Portal, Fraser Murrey 56

Category: Front Page News, RadCom