Rebecca (M6BUB) and I (Derek, G7LFC) selected to exhibit and represent our hobby at Electromagnetic Field Camp 2016: a prestigious technical, scientific, engineering and maker festival held in Guildford at the beginning of August. They were really excited; but what happened? Read our report to find out (hint: it was amazing!!!)Continue Reading... No Comments.
All About Circuits is a brilliant web site for teachers, students and those with a general interest in electronics. It is jam packed with everything you’d want to know from a book costing many tens, if not hundreds, or pounds. I’ve looked at several electronics ‘bibles’ recently with a view to purchasing one to base […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s amazing the different ways in which a difficult topic can be presented to students to make it easier and fun for them to learn. I was part of the RSGB’s Train the Trainers team that went to deliver a course to the folk of the Norfolk Amateur Radio Club (and others) last Saturday, 09/05/2015, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A new Kenwood TM-D710e mobile rig has been installed in the car and what a revelation it is. The purpose of purchasing the rig was to enable APRS operations whilst mobile, but that aside the rig already impressing. The large screen that displays both bands simultaneously is a plus over the outgoing Yaesu FT-7800’s much […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Kenwood TM-D710e installed
The new Yaesu VX-8GE threw me another wobbly the other day when the battery drained in less than a day when it hadn’t even been switched on. The transceiver was fully charged, taken to work with me and then on to my Amateur Radio club meeting that evening. Someone wanted to see the new purchase […]Continue Reading... No Comments.