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sdr raspberry pi

5 hours ago is not yet known if the very useful Raspberry Pi specific software known as RPiTX will continue to function on the new Pi 4. RPiTX is software that turns Raspberry Pi units into fully functional RF transmitters without the need for any additional transmitting hardware - just attach an antenna wire to a GPIO pin. It works by modulating ... read

Wanted for Icom IC-E92D

1 month ago
Wanted programming cable for an Icom IC-E92D read

Radio Caroline Visit

1 month ago
Myself and several others travelled down to West Mersea from Norwich to visit the Ross Revenge and to see GB55RC special call being used. Wow what a great day as most of us got into Radio via the offshore radio back in the 60s we all enjoyed the day and the tour of the ship. Certainly a day I will ... read

Anyone able to transport ...

1 month ago
I have a small Altron SM30 mast available in Potters Bar, its about 17ft long but need it transported to Chelmsford possible this tuesday, (6th August) just wondering if anyone could help or recommend anyone to help, of course all expenses covered   Adrian G0KOM read

Dragged screaming and kic...

2 months ago
Hi Mark, Thanks for the kind words about the site, and welcome back to the hobby. It is ah raining not here also! 73, Pete read
2 months ago
Fully understand what you mean about enjoying the technology without having to make idle chit-chat, that's me as well  to a large extent.Also consider the VHF contests on Tuesday and Thursday nights, you have to talk but only to exchange callsigns, locator squares and signal reports.Personally, I wouldn't waste money on Chinese stuff for HF, second hand good brands would ... read
2 months ago
By Mark
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...

2 months 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 months 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


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


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