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!!!)
Britain has been lashed by violent storms during December 2013 and the start of January 2014. I was in Criccieth before Christmas and Southport in the New Year and was able to take some images of the power of the sea. The images of Southport are somewhat ironic, Southport has a reputation for being a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.