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Notes of first IARU R1 VHF/UHF/uW C5 meeting released

Draft minutes have been released of the first VHF, UHF and Microwave C5 Committee meeting held on September 22, 2014 at the IARU Region 1 General Conference… 99 more words

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If You Can Get To BNC, You Can Get To Anything

That’s what Mad Phil taught me, back in the day, and it’s still true:

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  • 15 W dummy load with N female
  • N male to BNC female…
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Daily Radio Report: 9/22/14

I was unable to get into the Albuquerque SCAT Net this morning from my car. Likely, I had the tone set wrong, but I will try again later this week. 28 more words

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24th IARU Region 1 General Conference opens

The First Plenary of the 24th IARU Region 1 General Conference was opened at 10:30 on Sunday, September 21, 2014 in the Grand Hall of the Flamingo Grand Hotel, Albena, Bulgaria. 943 more words

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John VK1HAJ working Peter VK3YE QRP

On the sunny spring afternoon of Saturday 20/09, John was able to work Peter VK3YE who was operating QRP pedestrian mobile in Port Phillip Bay. John was using┬áhis FT-817 on my… 11 more words

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Homebrew Off-Centre Fed Dipole for 40 metres

With my recently rekindled enthusiasm in amateur radio and my love of constructing projects, I decided last week to build a half wave OCF dipole centered on the 40m amateur band, and a 4:1 balun to suit. 356 more words

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Ofcom WRC-15 Consultation Responses

The RSGB report responses to the Ofcom consultation on WRC-15 prepared by the Society and affiliated groups including AMSAT-UK are now available in the WRC-15 Special Focus section… 80 more words

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