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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 […]

Amateur Radio

First Contact – 2E1RDX

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After several very unsuccessful attempts to find a contact on the 2m band (145.500Mhz) from the ATAS-25 mounted in my garden, i decided to pack my gear into a small rucsac and take a trip up Walton Hill. Having carried my 22amh battery in my rucsac i decided that i might down size it to […]