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CT Tim's 2.99e SDR Dongle

SDR (Software Defined Radio) seems to be one of the buzz words in radio at the moment. Many companies in Asia are releasing more advanced dongles and of course with this comes better prices, better availability and easier installation. 123 more words

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SSTV from VK2DAG/P on VK2/CT-012

Matt VK2DAG was travelling up to the Central Tablelands of NSW to try some microwave summit-to-summit contacts with Justin VK2CU on Mt Canobolas VK2/CT-001 from… 528 more words

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Man Utd still discussing terms with Vidal

Manchester United are in talks with Arturo Vidal from Juventus for approx. 40million euros. Reports suggest that they have agreed a deal, although it’s uncertain whether the deal will go through. 65 more words


Mt Tootie VK2/CT-082 first activation 26/07/2014

In January 2014, I was activating some nearby summits and scoped out Mt Tootie for a possible activation. It had not been activated for SOTA before so there was not much information available. 2,409 more words

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Mt Elliot VK2/HU-093 activation 07/07/2014

SOTA activations for me have involved lugging a 40L backpack crammed with gear plus carrying a 10m squid pole. Recently I have become interested in trying to reduce the size and weight of equipment taken to a summit as well as reducing the time between arrival and getting on air. 1,422 more words

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