Electromagnetic Field camp: 5-7th August, Guildford

Electromagnetic Field Camp (EMF Camp) 2016: report

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!!!)

GB5LD Lancashire Day special event station went well

The Southport & District Amateur Radio Club ran it’s now annual special event station to celebrate Lancashire Day earlier today. St. Marks Church Hall was the venue for the station and Amateur Radio operators all over the world were contacted to share in the celebration. I was able to work several DX countries including the […]

RSGB 144MHz AFS Contest now finished

Well that was supposed to be a very intense day of Amateur Radio contesting – turned out to be a bit of a damp squid. The 144MHz AFS Contest is for Amateur Radio Clubs affiliated to, and members of, the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB). The event started at 10:00 and finished at 17:00 […]

Lancashire Day 2010

Well it hardly seems like twelve months since I was talking about Lancashire Day 2009, but here we are again. November the 27th is a very special day in the heart of all Lancastrians as it’s the day that we can celebrate our unique identity and heritage. And don’t forget, that includes you who live […]

RSGB 144MHz UK Activity Contest Report

We’re always saying about the many different facets of Amateur Radio and how there’s “something for everyone”. Contests are one of those facets can tend to draw a bit of unfair criticism – but I guess it depends on which side of the fence you sit.