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Jim Stevenson, G0EJQ, 4 March 2019

It is with great sadness  that I inform everyone that Jim Stevenson, G0EJQ, RSGB Regional Representative for Region 13, passed away in hospital on 4th March 2019. He had been in hospital in Nottingham for some days with a breathing problem and seemed to be recovering  well after recently undergoing an operation. The news came […]

Power Supplies Explained

By Paul Lee, G3ZKO A power supply is something that is often overlooked by radio amateurs, as for many it is simply the box, that at the flick of a switch, provides stable DC voltage. A modern power supply is though much more, combining theory that dates back to the nineteenth century incorporating the latest […]

Roy Smith, G3MPB, 9 September 2018

Roy Smith, G3MPB was born in 1913 and passed away on the 9th of September 2018. Despite operating from a postage stamp suburban garden and only using 100W to a multiband vertical with single 4ft ground rod, Roy achieved the DXCC Honor Roll with 358 DXCCs to his credit. He had participated in every Commonwealth […]

The 3 X 5 card

I don’t participate in the “Just Talking” forum. However, this was just too “funny” not to post somewhere. My eldest daughter’s husband just started teaching biology and chemistry at a junior college in the Dallas / Fort Worth area. He gave his first test on Friday. As an aid for this first test, he told…