50 MHz Trophy Cup

The 50 MHz trophy cup is a great opportunity to work some stations, with lots of activity from both the UK and EU. Due to the current situation with Covid 19 this years event wasnt going to be on the same scale as previous events. It was decided the event needed to me small scale, […]

Setting up a 1090 MHz ADS-B Receiver

I have been using Flightradar24 for a while and found it very helpful in identifying local air traffic and listening to aircraft approaching and departing London City, Stansted and Heathrow. I had for some time a Kinetics SBS-1 this was around 10 years old now, and I was looking at a more modern receiver that […]

AOR AR-DV1 Resources

The UK is currently in lockdown, and with the government advice to “Stay indoors,” it seemed like a good time to get to know the DV1 digital scanner. 100 kHz to 1300 MHz FM,AM, USB,LSB,CW D-STAR, DMR, C4FM Alinco,dPMR, P25,Tetra 3 VFO – 2000 Memory in 40 Banks Scanning rules vary, please check local laws […]

RSGB Intruder Watch

The radio amateur community have always been vocal, that’s not a bad thing and has been very successful in allowing us to have very privileged access to the radio spectrum from DC to daylight. On some bands, we enjoy primary access and should be free from other users sometimes called intruders. Other parts of the […]