RadCom February 2023, Vol. 99, No. 2

| January 19, 2023

Portable VHF Operating:
A rough guide to VHF operating from a vehicle

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News and reports

Around Your Region – Club events calendar 76
Around Your Region – Events roundup 80
Essex CW Amateur Radio Club, Boot Camp 2022 50
Andy Kersey, G0IBN
New products 14
News 12
RSGB Band Plan 40
RSGB Honour Roll 32
RSGB Matters 6
RSGB Trophy Winners for 2021/22 72
Special Interest Groups News 15


Advertisers’ index 85
Antennas, Matthew Smith, M0VWS 18
Contest Calendar, Ian Pawson, G0FCT 23
Contesting, Chris Tran, GM3WOJ 66
Data, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 28
GHz bands, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 64
HF, Daimon Tilley, G4USI 60
LF, Dave Pick, G3YXM 59
Members’ ads 86
Propagation, Gwyn Williams, G4FKH 88
Rallies and events 87
The Last Word 89
VHF/UHF, Paul Marks, G8FVK 62


Book Review 70
Comet CAT-300 ATU, Tim Kirby, GW4VXE 55
MYDEL Windcamp Gipsy HF antenna, Steve Nichols, G0KYA 51


Amateur radio in the media 2022, Heather Parsons, RSGB Communications Manager 52
A rough guide to portable VHF operating from a vehicle, Andy Gilfillan, G0FVI 24
Radio blackouts and solar storms, Peter DeNeef, AE7PD 22
RSGB Construction Competition Heather Parsons, RSGB Communications Manager 16
Wokingham u3a open day, Colin Ashley, M0XCA 35

Technical features

A lightning detector, Erich Heinzle, VK5HSE 68
An improved Antenna Rotator Controller: Part two, Tim Forrester, G4WIM 56
Design Notes, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 36
EMC, Dr David Lauder, G0SNO 30
Wireless Morse Keys: Part two, Ray Scrivens, G3LNM 46

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