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M7PNI - Foundation Passed

1 day ago
Welcome to the Hobby and congrats on passing foundation you heading to intermediate level soon? entry level HF have a look at the xiegu G90 (HF 160m-10m, 20w, all mode) about £400 new or Xiegu X6100 (HF 160m to 10m +6m 10w on PSU,5w on internal battery, all mode) about £600 new both have good Built-in ATU that tune virtually anything, both are ... read
1 day ago
Passed and thanks to Pete and co for the course; natural evolution for me as I principally monitor ATC on VHF/UHF and HF, selection of radios ranging from SONYs, Sangeans , TECSUNs, UNIDENs to ICOMs, ALINCOs, amongst others. Happened upon Baofengs really from an airband perspective , was somewhat disappointed with their ability (or not) to modulate AM, have a few ... read

Foundation Licence Issued

2 days ago
Congratulations and welcome to the hobby! 73 George M0URB read

Passed!

2 days ago
Congratulations and welcome to the hobby, Colin! 73 George M0URB read
6 days ago
welcome to the hobby Colin now the fun starts when you have to choose kit, put up an antenna and get on the air then you also have to work out what bits of the hobby interest you FM Voice digital modes (FT8/4, SSTV, RTTY, PSK31 etc) Morse Satellites any questions just ask, someone on here will be able to answer, and when you start there is ... read

Foundation Licence Issued

6 days ago
Welcome to the hobby  have you got any kit yet, are you going to do HF or VHF/UHF? so many different aspects of the hobby, i work digital modes only (i don't do the shouty interface on the curly lead) 73 Peter M0PWX (not Pete M0PSX who runs essexham) read
6 days ago
Thanks Essex Ham for the Foundation online course. I passed! M7PCU read

Passed!

1 week ago
Well done - have fun choosing your callsign!  read
1 week ago
A big thanks to you guys for the online training courses. Ive just completed the online Foundation exam and got two questions wrong, one on band plans and satellites and the other, I think I just misread the question and got confused with EMC and EMF!  Its been a very long time since Ive done an exam, but it was all ... read

antenna tuner/matcher

1 week ago
Hi all iv'e seen a lot of info regarding using a external feed line antenna tuner ie one mounted outside at the coax feed point to the antenna, most say they are far better, if you put the tuner at the antenna feed point, you can run coax from the transmitter to the tuner confident that the remote tuner will ... read

 

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