Month: September 2011

Operating portable with homebrew aerials

One of the things I love about amateur radio is the fact that there are so many facets to the hobby that there’s always something new to try.  At the meeting of the Colchester Radio Club last month there was a talk by Kevan, 2E0WMG about operating portable with lots of photographs of him operating portable […]

Days 237, 238 and 239 – some JT65, RTTY, SSB, PSK31 and even some FM

I’ve noticed that my operating tends to go in phases, sometimes I’ll work just 40m, or other times I’ll be operating exclusively on SSB and at the moment I’m in a datacomms phase where a huge chunk of my time is spent operating the data modes. So to kick off, on day #237  I first […]

Review – August

A good number of contacts made this month and the second highest number of DXCC entities worked mean that things are going well here at QSO365.  I’m still behind on my QSL cards though and am slowly working to catch up.  I enjoy writing cards but it is getting a little tedious so once I get […]

Days 234, 235 and 236

It’s holiday time now so I’m spending a little more time on the wireless.  Of course, because it’s holiday means that I’m out and about doing stuff during the day and taking time late at night when I’d normally be in bed to play radio. I’ve had an update from John at Aerial-Parts of Colchester to […]