Month: August 2012

Fixing the aerial mount in the roof of my car

Around twelve years ago I bought a car. On that car, I had fitted two aerial mounts on the roof, proper drilled through mounts with SO239 sockets for putting aerials for 2m/70cms. The problem is that after time, water has got under the mounts and caused rust to form.  I’ve not been too worried about […]

GO6NHU QSO count reaches 1,000

I’ve been making a point of operating on a daily basis using GO6NHU and noticed this morning that my QSO count has just crept above 1,000, I’m currently on 1,017 QSOs.  I’ll produce a set of statistics when I’ve finished with the callsign in September. GO6NHU is my special prefix to celebrate the London 2012 […]

It was thirty years ago today…. Part 2

…. I passed the RAE. Wednesday 4th August, 1982. This dropped through the letterbox. It had taken nearly three months from sitting the exam and this was what I’d been waiting for.  I passed! This was only the half way mark though, I had to apply for my licence so this was done quickly and […]

Statistics – July 2012

The QSO count makes July look like a better month than it actually was but HF conditions haven’t been good for the majority of the month so I feel that’s reflected slightly in the number of DXCC entities worked.  I agree that ninety-two is a lot but I really thought it would be higher than […]