RadCom August 2018, Vol. 94, No. 8

| July 23, 2018

Cover image by Rubens Ramos, VK5FE with design by Kevin Williams, M6CYBHomebrewed spectrum analyser—the entirely home made SA3000 covers 100kHz to 3GHz, and even beyond 20GHz with an external mixer

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News and Reports

News and reports
Around Your Region – Club events calendar 84
Around Your Region – Events roundup 88
New products 10
News 11
RSGB Matters 6


Advertisers’ index 93
Antennas, Mike Parkin, G0JMI 40
GHz bands, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 74
HF, Martin Atherton, G3ZAY 70
LF, Dave Pick, G3YXM 68
Members’ ads 94
Propagation, Gwyn Williams, G4FKH 96
Rallies and events 95
Silent Keys 95
Special events 95
Sport radio, Steve White, G3ZVW 26
The Last Word 97
VHF/UHF, Richard Staples, G4HGI 72


Book review 56
Aerial-51 SKY-SDR HF-6m transceiver, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 60

Technical Features

A new look at dipole variables, Tom Harrison, GM3NHQ 32
Data, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 30
Design Notes, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 24
EMC, Dr David Lauder, G0SNO 76
Getting onto amateur satellites, Patrick Higham, G8JLM 22
SA3000 spectrum analyser, Rubens Ramos, VK5FE 14


Friedrichshafen Ham Radio 2018, Steve Telenius-Lowe, PJ4DX 54
Mills on the Air 2018 80
National Hamfest update 83
RSGB Convention update 82
Sandringham School C5DX DXpedition 2018, Alan Gray, G4DJX/C5DX 44
Who invented Morse code? David Thomas, G4OGW 27

Category: Front Page News, RadCom