Tag: portable hf

Two Tree Island

Using the new portable telescopic antenna and ground spike I thought it would be good to try operating by the sea. You can read more about the antenna in this article. Two tree island, near Rayleigh in Essex, provides a great spot, where you can park close to the sea. The tide fills the adjacent […]

HF Portable telescopic whip

Operating portable can be very easy, you simply need a bit of wire. Sometimes you don’t have the space for a doublet or a dipole, maybe you are on a beach or holiday let. A compact vertical, that needs no ATU on 14 MHz, and you could either use an ATU or shorten it down […]

Bank Holiday Radio Weekend

Like many, we have been locked down due to Covid, with few radio events. The August Bank Holiday was a chance to get out and play some radio. The event was organised with LEFARS as a joint weekend of radio fun. This gave us a great opportunity to try as many bands as possible, with […]