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COMING SOON: Testing an HF Doublet Antenna in the Field

COMING SOON: Testing an HF Doublet Antenna in the Field

Posted by Richard Newstead on 5th Mar 2020

In this forthcoming video I look at how to do some simple tests on a portable doublet that I described in an earlier video. Will it work? Do subscribe to my channel to find out! … read more
A Review of the X1C5 APRS Tracker

A Review of the X1C5 APRS Tracker

Posted by Richard Newstead on 3rd Mar 2020

The X1C5 tracker is an interesting gadget. I look at some of its capabilities in this short review.  … read more
How to pick a great site for VHF Ham Radio

How to pick a great site for VHF Ham Radio

Posted by Richard Newstead on 27th Feb 2020

Operating on VHF from a great site is incredibly good fun. In this video I look at what makes a great site.  … read more
Tuning mag loops by ear - is it possible?

Tuning mag loops by ear - is it possible?

Posted by Richard Newstead on 20th Feb 2020

I investigate how easy it is to tune a magnetic loop by ear to get a low SWR for transmitting. I was not expecting what I found! … read more