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Loft antennas

2 days ago
I'm using a discone antenna in the loft... And use it for 2m/70cm Tx... Good for local only obviously but an option to consider as you can also use it for other things like SDR etc.   read

Baofeng rf audio

2 days ago
There are several videos on youtube regarding the audio on the UV5R handhelds... One thing you can do with no modifications is check to see if it set to NFM (Narrow-FM) which does reduce the audio level. I've messed about with it myself. NFM may have better spectrum efficiency than FM, but NFM just doesn’t go as far. The 6 decibels reduction in NFM deviation and ... read

MP4 Training Videos

7 days ago
Its OK folks.....found them. read
7 days ago
Can anyone point me to where these are kept? Thanks read

Baofeng rf audio

1 week ago
can anyone recommend an external passive or active amplified microphone for a uv-5rt please ? as per typical baofeng my audio is way too low and this maybe why some m7s are stating that they are being ignored ( I know that some rigs filter out low audio transmissions ) :/  read

How to Change Login Passw...

2 weeks ago
You can also change your password from the Edit Profile page - https://www.essexham.co.uk/edit-profile read
2 weeks ago
I understand that if I click on 'forgot password' I will activate the sequence to change my password, but every time I come to EH website I am welcomed with a cheery 'Hello Bill' and automatically logged in.....so never get a chance to access the 'forgot password' sequence. There must be another way of changing your password surely? read

Returning to amateur radi...

2 weeks ago
hi, I'm what's called an old newbie, wax first licensed in 1965, been " off the air" for 25 years. Thought about getting back on but at present gave been defeated by the very high noise floor on the hf bands s7-s9, I've got high speed broadband copper cable distribution pole outside my qth. As I'm on high speed broadband ... read

Portable operation

3 weeks ago
By Knig
Is there an mmpt controller that anyone uses and could be used for charging lithium batteries? Obviously for a reasonable price :-) read

transceiver advice

3 weeks ago
By Knig
I've no experience with the 450 but reports on the net are quite good. I use an Icom 7100 that I picked up for £600 complete with extra bits and pieces, and it works well for me on cb and swl (awaiting foundation call sign). The Icom 705 is due out next month with apparently lots of people pre ordering, ... read

 

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