Saturday, November 23, 2013

ICOM IC-F8101 a real mobile HF radio

Icom have produced a very solid mobile HF Transceiver, the price has not been announced to date, but if you need professional mobile HF rig this is worth looking at:


Monday, November 18, 2013

OFCOM spent £1.8 million pounds on Amateur Radio.

OFCOM state that they are making a big loss for the sake of Amateur Radio.
During 2011-2012 their accounts indicate that we are costing the UK Government lots of money; do we need to worry!!

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The full report can be seen at OFCOM

Sunday, November 10, 2013

5 MHz newsletter Autum 2013

Keep up to date with 5 MHz activity.

5 MHz

Saturday, November 09, 2013

Spectrum plan for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

It looks like the spectrum use for the Commonwealth Games may not require the use of Amateur Bands.
The current plan can be seen here:
Spectrum Plan

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International Amateur Radio Union - Intruder Alert

The Amateur bands are always being abused around the World and we do have some dedicated Amateurs who regularly monitor the situation and report their findings.

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Have a look at the October 2013 report:


Monday, November 04, 2013 news

Many thanks to DX-World for this information
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Using the Ofcom online licensing service

It seems that Amateurs are finding it difficult to use the OFCOM on line services to maintain their licence. So they have made available a help leaflet and it's here for you to download: