Yearly Archive: 2014

Diamond MX3000N Triplexer

I’ve been awaiting the cash to purchase a Triplexer, I ordered from Martin Lynch and Sons, at 16-30 yesterday to have it arrive first class today!! So now Without adaptors I can use 2m, 70cm and 23cm. Band Rating 2m…
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So the rig was in the shed, the batteries connected. And the logging running. Then all hell broke loose, ill children, telephone calls. Neighbors with new plasma tv 10m Interference to hell, Ditto 15m, 20m FINE! 21QSO’s in the time…
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Todays updates

I’ve added some details on the Hentenna Antenna, updated the Antennas page and an assortment of links. Over the next few days My talk on 70mhz and some more antenna stuff hopefully #hentenna #antennas #70mhz

4m 5/8 Vertical

I purchased a new antenna for 4m and this is from Nevada Radio its a full 5/8 wave and uses a wheel format (See pictures) Firstly it arrived in a massive box with a shed load of padding (well done)…
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What is a length of wire

We are constantly told the wavelength of an antenna is critical. we’re told you must use x of a wavelength. Have you ever QUESTIONED that, your license says experiment. so do it. You will also hear HF bods saying that…
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I am now a paid up member of Kilmarnock and Loudoun Radio Club

Review- Log4OM

I had a look at Log4OM and I thought that it wasn’t my cup of tea, well I must admit I am quite surprised. It looks slick, once you understand where all the features are, and how it works, WOW…
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Advanced Exam Course

MM0ZIF, Marcus will be assisting with Kilmarnoch and Loudoun ARS training for the Advanced course over the next few months. So book your place now to avoid disappointment and the best comedy you’ve seen without paying an entrance fee

Kilmarnoch & Loudoun ARC Talk

MM0ZIF is pleased to announce a talk at Kilmarnoch and Loudoun ARC for a talk on 70mhz, entitled “4m the Gentlemans’ band” Which will be held on Tues 9th Sept at the club house, East Ayrshire Council Internal Transport Depot,…
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Long Wire installed

Whilst I was checking the Icom IC706mk2G I realised that the Prowhip is more compromise than I realized. I could hear lots more stations than I could on the  whip, OK the Longwire is Quite long (30+m). So using a…
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