Tag: VHF

My amateur radio station in 1991

My radio shack in 1991

I was recently looking through some old photographs and I found some pictures of my old radio shack and aerials from when I still lived at home. ┬áThese photos would have been taken in the second half of 1991. The first photo is the inside of my ‘shack’ which was really just one side of […]

How to replace the noisy fan in an Icom ID-5100 with a much quieter one

Inside of the Icom ID-5100 showing the new fan in place

I’m a happy owner of two Icom ID-5100 radios, one is mounted in the car and I use the other one in the shack on low power for working the local repeaters.  It doesn’t get much use but I’m monitoring GB3CL and GB7TE most of the time. About the only thing which I don’t like about this […]