Is this the end of the Vulcan in the UK?

XH558, the last flying Vulcan in the UK, possibly made its last public flight yesterday when it visited the Coventry Fly-in. However, unless £400,000 can be found before the end of October the Vuclan may be put up for sale as its essential winter maintenance programme can not be carried out.

Portable PSK-31 Amateur Radio station up and running

This is the first opportunity that I’ve had to get out the portable PSK-31 Amateur Radio station and it does work, though I suspect a better antenna is called for. In the picture you can see the Yaesu FT-817 portable HF/VHF/UHF transceiver, LDG Electronics Z11 automatic antenna tuner (atu), CG Antenna SB-2000 USB radio interface […]

Vodafone SatNav fails on Nokia E71

I’ve banged on before about how I love my Nokia E71, even though I was anti-Nokia in the past. Well I thought it was time to see if the Sat Nav facility of my new phone would serve as a replacement for my ageing Tom Tom One.