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 until the domain forwarding is sorted not at

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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