Monday, March 30, 2015

Great little App works first time from your Chrome Browser

If you have a cheap (£11) RTL SDR dongle the following App is a must as it works first time (no extra USB drivers required) on you PC or Mac.

All you need to do is load the Chrome Browser and add the following App.

Radio Receiver

Friday, March 20, 2015

Amateur Radio in India

Seeing that the blog is occasionally accessed by individuals from India I thought it would be interesting to find out a little more about Amateur Radio in that country and so the following link gives you a comprehensive guide book to Amateur Radio in that country (it even discusses valves!).

Guide Book


Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Russian DX Contest this weekend (21-22 March)

The Russian DX Contest takes place this weekend information can be found on the following website:

Russian DX Contest

The contest rules list Crimea as a Russian Region (following their illegal occupation of the country) and it may be valuable to consider the DX publication opinion on working Crimea stations during a contest before you operate.

Russian occupation of Crimea

Enjoy the contest.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Repairing/improving a FT-1000MP

The following video is a very interesting 2 hour presentation about repairs to a Yaesu tranciever.
The engineer presenting this video (Mr Carison's Lab) is clearly an expert in this engineering area and is well worth listening to.


Enjoy and subscribe to his YouTube presentations.

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The future of Digital Radio.

A very interesting (quite long) discussion about the possible future of digital voice radio. You must listen to the whole of this presentation as there is some very interesting discussion about the possible future of digital repeaters. Many thanks to HamRadioNow for this presentation.

Digital Radio