Author Archive: Marcus

RSGB Region One Manager, RSGB Awards Manager, Tutor, Radio Amateur, First Aider, family man

Weather @ Saltcoats now running well

Welll the template at has been updated   Hopefully people will find the new data useful. included in this new release: Better dials, forecast models from different places etc. Go on have a look you know you want to!…
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Weather Latest updates

The weather pages here are now running the latest itteration of software! check it out here   I you would like to learn more about the weather why not purchase this ace book and learn more? 110

Companies House Email

As I opened my email for the first time today, I though Oh I wonder what joys I will get today, even with a tough policy on spam filtering I get some through. But today saw an interesting one. the…
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Yaesu FT-902DM Repair

FT-902DM pre Power

Well that is the Repair on the Yaesu FT-902DM Completed for now. You can view the pictures here 391

Hacking attempts

The last three days have seen attempted hacks from across the planet, the latest being ho-chi-min city (Vietnam), however, they are all currently being deflected by the site security. So if you have an account please make sure you are…
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Raspberry Pi – Arduino Shield Adapter

Just acquired this in the post this morning, ordered from sometime ago and had forgotten about, maybe its time to have a play with APRS gateways? Any other suggestions would be welcomed 🙂

Review – QYT KT-8900D

MM0ZIF – Review of the QYT KT-8900D. For a while now I have been using a dual band handy in the car (namely a GT3 Mk II) but with all the repeater abuse locally I decided that I needed something…
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The Scottish Amateur Radio and Electronics Convention

Sunday 7th May 2017. ASRA Present “The Scottish Amateur Radio and Electronics Convention” at the Braehead Arena, Kings Inch Road, Glasgow, G51 4BN. Doors open at 10am and close at 4pm. Talks, Traders, RSGB, GMDX and more. Disabled access and…
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Chickens at the QTH

Well we’ve been talking about having chickens for a while, then all of a sudden, a couple of people offer us them, so like my friend Len (GM0ONX) we will have chickens. Hopefully if all works out well, we can…
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Latest Project has arrived: K6BEZ Antenna Analyzer

An arduino driven Analyzer for under $50USD, had to be attempted, so the board arrived from my good friends at Ham Radio 360 more details can be found about it here A build will be put on the site shortly

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