In early 2018 I made an Enfield Yagi to the specification of G6ODA. It is a 6 element yagi for the 2M band with an SWR of less than 1.1:1 across the whole band – great for working SSB and CW. I purchased a Hilomast pneumatic mast from one of the UK online flea markets […]
I have been keen to continue my journey with CW, the only problem was that I didn’t have a keyer or paddle on the FT-991. After much deliberation and numerous missed opportunities I found a used CT-22 Iambic Paddle on eBay. It was offered at a great price and I won the auction.
After spending many evenings setting up telescopes in my back garden only to find the skies cloud over and spoil an evening of star gazing, a podcast by Prof Brian Cox gave me the idea of looking into radio astronomy. Don’t get me wrong, I have no space for a mini-Jodrell Bank, but after some […]