British Inland Waterways on the Air

British Inland Waterways on the Air

DCIM\100GOPRO\G0101949.JPG This weekend I will be taking part in the British Inland Waterways on the Air, the description of the event from the website: The event is open to all Amateurs who are boaters, cyclists, walkers and other users of the canals, rivers,...
Kenwood TH-D74

Kenwood TH-D74

This week I’ve added a hand held to my communications tool box. You may have read my posts on APRS over HF, well this radio includes a Bluetooth TNC for APRS over VHF which you can use directely from the radio or connected to a tablet running APRS droid, or connected...
FT8Call

FT8Call

What is FT8Call? FT8Call is a derivative of FT8 the digital mode that took over the HAM Radio bands last year due to its ability to be heard over very long distances even when there is poor propagation. I enjoyed FT8 to begin with but I soon found it to be a bit...
Raspberry Pi off grid

Raspberry Pi off grid

I have been spending some time recently setting up my raspberry pi for use portable as it’s a great little computer that doesn’t take much to power it. i was going  to post some tutorials about how to set up it up to use the GPS so we have accurate time when not...