Author Archive: Marcus Hazel-McGown

NARSA 2016 Rally

Well this year I attended as a punter for the first time in many years. Whilst I had been pleased that there has been no price increase in the last few years, my real rant is not at the rally…
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2016 – CQ-WPX-SSB

I participated as a part of Kilmarnock and Loudoun ARC we operated for the full contest more info is available here.

1st Ardrossan Scouts

Well I finnished up today with Ardrossan Scouts foundation course, and out of the three students that turned up for the exam all three Passed (Provisionally)

Windows 10 Network error

I discovered that my machine was showing that it was not connected to the internet via the toolbar, yet I was browsing the internet, this stops applications like outlook working here is the fix. run regedit (type Regedit in src…
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New Kilmarnock and Loudoun ARC website

I am in the middle of updating the KLARC website it can be found here at http://klarc.mm0zif.org.uk until the domain forwarding is sorted not at http://klarc.org

Neural Cognitive Radio

I’ve been thinking about how to best utilize bandwidth, and got thinking about an old bit of programming I did with A.I and Neural networks, which made me think, why can’t this be done for Amateur Radio. So when I…
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Nice quick SOTA chase

MM/CT2IXX on SS0260 5959 both ways, thank you Jack

Keeping masts running smooth

I have a large (10m) Aluminium mast that was catching, and I made the mistake last year of using Grease, which not only turns black, but is generally a pain to get off everything. This year I am using PTFE…
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Humour 59 59 59

(run station) AB? QRZ QRZ (caller) MM0ABC MM0ABC MM0ABC how copy (run station) N0ABC ? is that correct (caller) negative negative MM0ABC MM0ABC MM0ABC how copy 5 minutes later (run station) MM0ABC sorry about that bad qrm your SIG 59…
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Updates to the website

I’ve spent a couple of hours sorting out the menu system and updating some pages, including the CW page, which was messy (it still is a bit but less so) So the Menu’s are less cluttered, and have a better…
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