RadCom July 2023, Vol. 99, No. 7

| June 15, 2023

3Y0J Bouvet DXpedition

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News and reports

Around Your Region – Club events calendar 76
Around Your Region – Events roundup 80
New products 14
News 11
RSGB Matters 6
Special Interest Groups News 15


A beginner’s guide to low-band DXing, Andy Gilfillan, G0FVI 40
Airfields on the Air 2023 32
Amateur radio and mental well-being, Lee Aldridge, G4EJB 70
A simple response to a request for help: Part 2, Richard Staples, G4HGI 74
Crusty Challenge, 2023, Nick Plumb, G0PBV 28
Group Activation of SOTA summit Upper Park near Welshpool, Gerald Peck, G4OIG 34
International Marconi Day 2023 58
International Women in Engineering Day, Heather Parsons, RSGB Communications Manager 44
Team 3Y0J puts Bouvet on the air, Cezar Trifu, VE3LYC 54
Volunteers’ Week, Heather Parsons, RSGB Communications Manager 21

Technical Features

Design Notes, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 36
Experimenting with ultra-low power WSPR, Martin Peters, G4EFE 50
Extending a ground-plane antenna, Tony Preedy, G3LNP 48


Advertisers’ index 85
Antennas, Tim Hier, G5TM 18
ATV, Dave Crump, G8GKQ 16
Contest Calendar, Ian Pawson, G0FCT 49
Contesting, Chris Tran, GM3WOJ 68
GHz bands, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 66
HF, John Petters, G3YPZ 60
Members’ ads 86
Propagation, Gwyn Williams, G4FKH 88
Rallies and events 87
Software and Systems, Mike Richards, G4WNC 22
The Last Word 89
VHF/UHF, Paul Marks, G8FVK 64


Book review 26
Kanga QRP Pocket Transmatch 30

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