Tag: VHF

Share your VHF NFD experiences

RSGB VHF National Field Day weekend took place on 7 and 8 July 2018, and a feature is planned in the next edition of RadCom. If your club participated in the event then it’s still not too late to send your contribution for the article. It’s a great way to promote your club’s activity. Please […]

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VHF & UHF Antennae From M0CVO Antennas

To compliment their range of excellent HF aerials, (I use one, the’re good, they work – G8YPE), M0CVO offers a selection of VHF and UHF antenna. More information on their website [su_button url=”http://www.m0cvoantennas.com/apps/webstore/products/category/1494822?page=1″]M0CVO Webshop[/su_button]

6m Contest This Weekend

Just a reminder that the UKSMG Summer Contest takes place this weekend, 2nd and 3rd June 2018. This contest is open to all so you don’t have to be a UKSMG member to take part. [su_button url=”https://t.co/wTOZrcXQgf”]Further details[/su_button] UKSMG Summer Contest

ARRL January VHF Contest Preliminary Results Posted

The ARRL Contest Branch has posted the preliminary results of the ARRL January VHF Contest to the Contest Results page of the ARRL website, www.arrl.org/contest-results-articles (select 2018 events, scroll down to January VHF). [su_button url=”http://www.arrl.org/news/view/arrl-january-vhf-contest-preliminary-results-posted”]Full Original Article[/su_button]

VHF path between Australia and South Africa still the greatest challenge

Many years ago, the first attempt was made by Bill Hosey, VK6ACY (now ZS6CCY), near Perth and Mike Bosch, ZS2FM, in Port Elizabeth, assisted by Andre ZS2ACP and the late Jim Frans, ZS2JF, to establish a two-way contact across the Indian Ocean [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/february/vhf-path-between-australia-and-south-africa.htm”]Full Original Article[/su_button]

TYT MD-2017 QST Review

Radio Equipment/VHF-UHF Handhelds/TYT MD-2017 TYT MD-2017 Dual-Band Analog and DMR Handheld Transceiver Reviewed by Pascal Villeneuve, VA2PV [su_button url=”https://www.dxzone.com/dx32982/tyt-md-2017-qst-review.html”]Full Original Article[/su_button]


The NOV holders for the Poole and Bournemouth 2M repeater are on the look out for a cavity filter. ‘Unfortunately the cavity filter we have is not suitable so we are looking for another one’. (Source www.ukrepeater.net) [su_button url=”https://www.ukrepeater.net/historic.htm”]Full Original Article[/su_button]


ukrepeater.net reports that GB3DU’s Echolink option is currently unavailable due to a CTCSS problem. (Source: ukrepeater.net) [su_button url=”https://www.ukrepeater.net/historic.htm”]Full Original Article[/su_button]


The Martello Tower Group based in north Essex have recently invested in three new TSF 2025 Simoco base stations to upgrade there 3 analogue voice repeaters GB3TE, GB3CL & GB3CE. (Source: ukrepeater.net) [su_button url=”https://www.ukrepeater.net/historic.htm”]Full Original Article[/su_button]

PEARS National VHF and UHF Contest – this weekend

The PEARS National VHF and UHF Contest will take place from 19 to 21 January 2018 and is divided into two 22-hour sessions to spread activity over the whole weekend and benefit from changing propagation [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/january/pears-national-vhf-and-uhf-contest.htm”]Original Article[/su_button]

Provisional results for the June and September 2017 VHF contests

The provisional results for the June and September 2017 VHF contests can be downloaded here: 50/70 MHz  145 MHz In case of no complaints to Iaru_vhf_contest@ml.oevsv.at by 20 December 2017, the results will become official.   [su_button url=”http://www.iaru-r1.org/index.php/vhfuhsshf/1743-provisional-results-for-the-june-and-september-vhf-contests”]Original Article[/su_button]