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.
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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
Cross Country Wireless of Bolton, makers of various radio items, have been working for three years on a new Sentry SDR-based transceivers and receivers. They have now announced, reluctantly, that they have decided not to go into production
The RSGB response to the Ofcom licence consultation raises the suggestion of the use of NoV’s for aeronautical amateur radio operation
There is a new shortwave radio broadcaster on the block - Global 24 Radio - an around-the-clock, fixed-frequency, commercial shortwave radio broadcaster, transmitting via WRMI