Occasionally we are lucky enough to come across some excellent radio related articles and presentations, often written by our own members or visitors to the club. In this section we hope to build a useful archive of these features for your enjoyment.
If you wish to contribute an article you have written please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add it to the collection.
Club History The history of MKARS by David (G3ZPA) updated by Mike (G3LFR) Getting Started with RTTY/PSK An excellent introduction to the data modes by Andrew (G8GNI) APRS and UiView Ever wondered what APRS and UiView are? Our resident expert Andrew (G8GNI) explains! Quickmix Andrew (G8GNI) explains how to use Quickmix, a program for storing your audio settings for use with data modes Beginners Guide to Amateur Television (ATV) Calvin (M1EPM) introduces us to the world of amateur television Radio Secret Security Service The role played by radio amateurs in intercepting enemy signals in WW2 by John (2E0HJJ) Hams at War “Hams” At War: Amateur radio’s role in secret wireless intelligence during world war two by John (2E0HJJ) An Introduction to HF Propagation An exceptional article from Sean (G4UCJ) which makes easy enjoyable reading on what is a complex subject The "Hula Hoop" Medium Wave Antenna An excellently presented article by Sean (G4UJC) on the design and construction of his medium wave DX antenna The Colossus Cipher Event Andrew (G8GNI), John (M0TIF), Graham (G1RNZ) and David (G3ZPA) bring details on the Colossus Cipher Event held in November 2007
On the 19th of April, Andries ZS6VL, Cliriska ZU6BV and Angelo ZU6M completed an 11km hiking trail near Heidelberg, Gauteng province (South Africa) and of course some HF equipment was also part of the package!
The World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) organizers have selected 16 New England communities as operating sites to host its 7th quadrennial radiosport competition, the first held in the United States since 1996
The Tableland Radio Group come up with this idea about 4 years ago after a discussion with an ex Australian Coastwatcher who served in World War 2 - ex SGT Lionel Veale was talking about his use of the transceiver ATR4A which only put out a couple of watts on AM or CW but it was highly successful for military operations