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Greetings from North of t...

1 week ago
not sure whats happening on here, it repeated you post instead of adding my replies, so here are the replies in one :)   speaking of ISS SSTV just seen this one http://ariss-sstv.blogspot.com/2021/01/mai-sstv-experiment-jan-28-and-29.html end of the month the ISS will be TX SSTV images, you can also upload them the ARISS and request a certificate (i got one for the 20th anniversary over ... read
1 week ago
Hi Peter (2E0PWX), Superb , thank you! My lexicon grows daily.  I tried to listen to ISS previously with the Baofeng and didn't get anything (they were in data mode on the flyover, but I thought I might be able to hear it), will be retrying I have the Intermediate Licence Manual as well, and have been using (96) Cornish Radio Amateur Club ... read

Does price buy performanc...

1 week ago
Club meeting Wednesday January 20th at 7.30pm (1930) UTC Zoom ID 842 5221 3056 Frank Howell K4FMH of ICQ podcast follows up Rob Sherwood’s excellent club talk on radio peformance (See link in this message) 73! Jef ON8NT https://www.ddars.net/ Rob Sherwood's talk can be find at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZpUYRkbMeA     read

Greetings from North of t...

1 week ago
well done Willian (M7WKM) Pete and the team got my through my foundation in october, without them i probably wouldn't have done it i can't get essex very well from my side of sheppey on VHF (may improve when i get the antenna a few meters higher) https://gm6dx.thinkific.com/ is a great free site like essex ham for the intermediate exam, i used that ... read
1 week ago
I really must share my deep gratitude to the whole Essex Ham club (and the kind RSGB invigilator Dave M0OBW) for the great satisfaction I've had in exercising the grey matter and attaining the Foundation level Amateur Radio Licence! I cannot ever remember ever getting 100% before, so when I saw all the ones down the right hand sign of the ... read

Anyone able to weld a nut...

1 week ago
Just on the chance anyone in the Chelmsford area able to help with welding a nut to the inside of a rotator cage, probably a very quick and simple job but im not a welder and dont have any equipment, if you could give me a call on 07411398803 or drop me an email adrian@theradioham.com Adrian G0KOM read

Thanks to Essex Ham and P...

2 weeks ago
Hiya Pete As well as the RSGB Final Exam Book.... I used the excellent resources provided by Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society : http://www.g0mwt.org.uk/training/courses/advanced.htm Cornish Radio Amateur Club Training videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfUeiOrRCMglshLeaKYXTnx-z6UY3w9fi Finally the RSGB book Exam Secrets for Radio Amateurs was invaluable for practice questions (for all stages). https://rsgb.org/main/blog/publications/books-extra/2019/10/10/exam-secrets-for-radio-amateurs/ Cheers    Steve  M0OYR read
2 weeks ago
Hi Steve well done on all 3 exams a quick question, i have done my foundation and intermediate, working towards full what resources did you use? i have the exam manual, is that suffucient? Thanks   Peter 2E0PWX read
2 weeks ago
Hiya Many thanks Pete for your excellent course. You were invaluable in helping me to pass the Foundation Exam in June 2020. I followed this after a short break with the Intermediate in November 2020 finishing with the Final on January 5th 2021 which I passed with a merit. Cheers Steve  M0OYR   read

Thanks to Essex Ham. Pete...

3 weeks ago
nice one i did my foundation course with pete in september and passed in october, and my intermediate course was with gm6dx (Amateur Radio Courses by GM6DX (thinkific.com))  and passed in november took about 5 days from pass to getting the letters with details to register with ofcom for callsign if you have your rig, time to break it out the box if ... read

 

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