Monthly Archives: March 2010

Chasing Satellites with K7AGE

Here’s Randy, K7AGE chasing the AO-51 satellite in his back garden with an arrow antenna and a 5w handie.

This amateur radio satellite is just one of many that licensed amateur radio users can make use of to make short QSO’s with other radio amateurs. You can see the status of all OSCAR satellites here on the AMSAT web site.

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Global Tuners


This week I found on the internet GlobalTuners and have spent some time playing with it.

If like me you don’t have HF at home or you are a short wave listener¬† – GlobalTuners provides access to remotely controlled radio receivers all over the world. You can listen to –¬†

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Uk Amateur radio signal could set world record

A radio signal which has travelled more than 16,000 miles around the globe from Australia to Norfolk could put the county in the record books.

Barry Williams, 46, from Sheringham, believes he could have set a new world record after managing to pick up a signal from Australia using a portable radio backpack.

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