RadCom June 2019, Vol. 95, No. 6

Cover image: an early prototype ‘Easy-100' 70cm-2.4GHz QO-100 satellite upconverter. Photo by Giles Read, G1MFGAn easy option for QO-100—modular, no-computer, no-tune, no SMD-work satellite upconverter

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News and Reports

Annual RSGB trophy presentation 34
Around Your Region – Club events calendar 84
Around Your Region – Events roundup 88
New products 15
News 11
RSGB Matters 6
Special interest groups news 16


Advertisers’ index 93
Antennas, Mike Parkin, G0JMI 18
Contesting, Steve White, G3ZVW 24
GHz bands, Dr John Worsnop, G4BAO 76
HF, Martin Atherton, G3ZAY 72
LF, Dave Pick, G3YXM 70
Members’ ads 94
Propagation, Gwyn Williams, G4FKH 96
Rallies and events 95
Silent Keys 95
The Last Word 97
VHF/UHF, Richard Staples, G4HGI 74

Technical Features

Data, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 26
Design Notes, Andy Talbot, G4JNT 56
EMC, Dr David Lauder, G0SNO 54
New life for an old PMR rig, Dave Crump, G8GJQ 36
Easy-100 uplink converter for QO-100 Es’hail-2, Giles Read, G1MFG 28
The Morse Machine, Torbjørn Skauli, LA4ZCA 42


Building a strong local club structure, Richard Thomas, G4JJP 82
Clause and effect, tenant planning rules, Stephen Purser, G4SHF 46
National Hamfest 2019
New IOTA, EU-192, Inakari island, Martti Lane, OH2BH 60
New QSO Party for budding contesters, Stewart Rolfe, GW0ETF 48
RCF Arkwright Connect Day, Steve Hartley, G0FUW 22
RSGB Convention 2019, Graham Murchie, G4FSG 78
RSGB Cricket World Cup Marathon, Nick Totterdell, G4FAL 77


bhi groundbreaker, Steve White, G3ZVW 67
Book Review, Giles Read, G1MFG 53
CMC-130-3K choke balun, Steve White, G3ZVW 66