Tag Archives: Homebrew

A simple approach to VHF contesting

The UK Activity Contests (UKAC) are a series of VHF contests that happen every Tuesday night. There is a different band each week. The general set up is a signal report (genuine, not a 59 default), serial number and locator. The locator is used for multipliers. The calendar is as follows: Every 1st Tuesday 2000-2230… Read More »

Autumn = projects time

I usually cycle to work. Wow I hear you say, what a guy….Well thanks but I hadn’t finished the introduction. Cycling means you notice the seasons a lot more than if you drive. Its still the season for shorts and after some very mild days we’re definitely heading towards fully developed autumn. So what? Well… Read More »

FabLab first

After some cautious first steps my first laser cut parts have been made. The case for the clubs upcoming WSPR kit build prototype has been, well, lasered. There’s a couple of minor points to address but for a first effort I’m pretty pleased. The idea was to cut for a single sheet a ‘desktop’ case… Read More »