Latest Essex Ham Forum Posts

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Dragged screaming and kic...

16 hours ago
Hello all Mark here - G7RBY & G7BGS (long story) Not an Essex chap, but love your website and club ethos.   I live in Buxton Derbyshire, home of GB3HH and GB7BUX. I was first licenced back in 1988 and I really enjoyed the hobby back then, buying dirt cheap Pye Wesminsters and crystaling them up for various channels. Picked up an old Pye pocketphone ... read

Thank you, Foundation Pas...

3 days ago
I'd like to say a huge thank you to everyone at Essex Ham for the fantastic Foundation Course and help and support in obtaining my Foundation License.  Thanks and regards Colin M7CDA   read

My trip to OH73ELK Radio ...

2 weeks ago
Evening all. I recently had the opportunity to visit OH73ELK Radio Island in Finland. The owners, Alex and Raisa, have created a fantastic holiday home, with the added bonus of an amazing radio shack, which is available to rent all year round. I had an amazing few days and can thoroughly recommend a visit. If stunning scenery and a return to nature ... read


2 weeks ago
Cherished reg HF 59 HAM  for sale On retention doc £380  only!   read

sdr raspberry pi

2 weeks ago
hi could anybody help me get hold of a working sd card for a raspberry pi 3  card with gqrx sdr program i keep trying and getting no luck thanks unimog read

Sigma antenna wire instal...

1 month ago
Hi .Just brought,a sigma antenna wire antenna, with dog bone insulators, sigma advised, the antenna wire should be in a (v)shape,30feet off the ground,I assume, the support poles should be longer, & how many,as garden is ,approx, 30 meters long, x, 4meters wide, any suggestions. read

problems with new tytera ...

2 months ago
just bought one and tried to apply new firmware now when I use it on a cps software its telling me either wrong model and asking for password how can I get this radio back to working properly does anyone have a link to new firmware the unit is not bricked as ive got an unprogrammed screen up ect read

Portable / Static Mobile ...

2 months ago
Evening all.   Just thought I'd let fellow Essex Hamers know what I'm up to radio-wise at the moment after a loooong lay off.   Still haven't a shack set up at home but am operating portable / static mobile from the seafront in Thoroe Bay when the mood takes me.   QRM is ridiculous at my home QTH so this location is ideal, with the ... read

Baofeng DM- 5R digital ra...

3 months ago
  Hi Rachel,   You have probably looked here.., This is a great resource for import radios and modes. Good luck,   read

Taking an exam online

3 months ago
Hi Colin, An Internet connection and a laptop / PC is required for online exams.  First step is to contact the club / exam centre, to find out how they conduct online exams. Some venues have wi-fi, and in other cases, the club provides a wi-fi hotspot. Some clubs provide computers, and you’re allowed to use your own. Contact the people who are ... read


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