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March Satellite Report

Arguably it could be said that satellite operations in March have been a bit thin on the ground for me, however, there has been some reasonable stations heard on the birds. AO-91 provided quite a few new squares for me with VY0ERC have been operational in cold...

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February 2017 Satellite Report

February was a cold month up in Elgin, saw a reasonable amount of snow and of course freezing temperatures which doesn’t make you want to go outside much, so limited shack improvements, I’ve also been busy on the work front with more clients wanting small...

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January 2018 Satellite report

January was an interesting month with the launch of AO-92 and PicSat which increased interest more by amateurs however total QSOs this month for myself have been low sitting around 72 QSOs which is pretty poor used to work more than that in a week however with the...

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July Satellite Report

Instead of writing into magazines saying what I’ve worked on satellites I thought I’d switch it up and write blog posts instead allowing more viewers to see what can be worked, so this report is the start of that. Since moving to Scotland it has reset my DXCC/VUCC...

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Yaesu G-5500 & FoxDelta ST2 Remote Control

Yaesu G-5500 & FoxDelta ST2 Remote Control

With a recent location change to Elgin, Scotland I had to implement some temporary shack changes to get back on air quickly. The biggest annoyance with rotators is the fact it needs two control cables and with the temporary shack being the corner of the kitchen I must...

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October Shack Update

I’m planning to start doing weekly updates, however as its nearly the end of a full month, I’ll start with a full recap of what’s been going on this month and a little bit of September; towards the very end of the month I had an internal loop recorder fitted inside me...

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