Amateur Radio

Grounding and Antenna Maintenance

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I have not updated my blog for an age, I have lots of writes up i would like to do, bit just don’t ever seem to sit down and get typing. That was until today. After much reading about HAM Station Grounding, with no real answer in hand, i chose to install 2 lighting arrestors […]

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Superb service from Proviation.co.uk

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After hunting around looking for a good price on a Yaesu VX-8DE, I noticed a online store in the google search called proviaition they supply equipment for pilots another flight associated equipment but they also sell HAM radios at very competitive prices. They have an online chat function, so during office hours you can chat […]

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HW-40HP HF Off Centre Fed Dipole

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Getting on the HF bands requires a decent and longish antenna, general horizontally fitted. I enjoy using my Band Hopper II when doing SOTA work or just our portable, but i wanted to be able to access the 40m band at home. I had fitted a collinear to the side of my house using a […]