Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cornbread Road – An amateur radio podcast with a difference

Around a year ago I discovered an Amateur Radio podcast like I’d never heard before.  I don’t recall how I found it but suffice it to say that I did. It was called Cornbread Road and it was a story … Continue reading

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Days 219, 220 and 221 – Hellschreiber and ST0R

I started off day #219 by having a couple of QSOs on 20m, first I spoke to M0GYQ/P, Rob and then a bit later I was tuning around to hear someone asking if the frequency was in use.  Predicting a … Continue reading

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Days 216, 217 and 218 – The “European HF Championship”

I had one contact on day #216, I spoke to I2BEO, Julio on 40m. I doubled that on day #217 when I had two QSOs, firstly I spoke to ER1SS, Vlad on 6m and then I had a quick word … Continue reading

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20m WSPR with my TS-590S

A few days ago I decided to look at the datacomms capabilities of my new TS-590S.  It has a USB socket on the back and it appears that the complete data interface is built in.  I’ve set up a new … Continue reading

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Review – July

IOTA weekend gave my QSO count for July a big boost with over 150 of my contacts for the month occurring during that contest.  My DXCC entity count continues to grow slowly and so does the number of stations confirmed on LoTW. … Continue reading

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Days 213, 214 and 215

One QSO on day #213, I worked 9A2YM, Steve on 12m.  I’ve only had four QSOs on 24MHz so it was nice to use the band again and he was a mighty fine signal! On day #214 I started off … Continue reading

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Days 209 to 212 – IOTA

I had one QSO on both days #209 and 210, I worked DL5MBY, Ulli on 20m RTTY and TP50CE, Francis on 40m respectively. Days #211 and #212 were the Islands On The Air (IOTA) contest and this is an annual … Continue reading

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