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Its normally only on during the summer or when I jump packets through a spacecraft but hey you never know!
Recent Blog Posts
Due to a poor health this year it meant that I had to miss doing the IOTA Contest in Guernsey, because of this change however it meant that I could attend this year’s AMSAT-UK Colloquium which I always miss! I was also able to give a short presentation on satellite...read more
Like with any amateur radio station the equipment and antennas are always in a state of flux, with constant improvements being wanted to seek out that bit of DX or dB advantage. With satellites it’s no different you always want that extra bit of signal to work that...read more
Today the Oasis Academy in Brightstowe, Bristol carried out their ARISS Contact with Tim Peake onboard the ISS at 14:23, the contact seemed to go as planned including Tim using the HamTV equipment again. Using the usual satellite equipment I received the contact from...read more
on the 11th Feb 2016, students from the Royal Masonic School For Girls in Rickmansworth carried out a scheduled ARISS contact with Tim Peake onboard the ISS, this contact was also the first where Tim Peake turned on and used the HamTV equipment. The official video...read more
This morning at 8:47am Tim Peake took part in his first ARISS school contact with the Sandringham School in St Albans as part of the Principia mission. Tim seemed to handle his first ISS Contact well although there appeared to be some problems with the school hearing...read more
The RSGB recently commissioned a film to be made by TX Factor to promote Amateur Radio in the 21st Century in a form that would interest youth, I guess it's hard to tell if it will achieve its objective so early on but one can hope, it certainly shows a wide range of...read more