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Diamond X-50 – Thats a great deal better!

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My portable antenna was no use at all on the ground in my garden, the ATAS-25 is great for portable use where you have some height for VHF work, but not much use in my garden. After getting rather frustrated i decided to buy a Diamond X-50 Antenna and some brackets to attach it to […]

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Big Tent = Big Problem when drying

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After another wet camping trip near Exeter UK, my wife and I had struggled to find somewhere to dry our family tent. A few months ago we went to pack our tent away at a small green near our home, and a local thought we were setting up camp for the night! This time we […]

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Need a battery, Car, Van Radio, Marine etc

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Having got what i thought would be a small lightweight battery for my radio system, i soon realised that lugging a 22 Amh battery was no fun, and while i had no problem carrying it, my lightweight rucsac wont enjoy the strain for that long. At nearly 7Kg it wasnt the best portable battery, as it was […]