Do we really have an epidemic of ‘lets ignore Foundation and Intermediate licensees’ in our hobby?

A few weekends ago, several friends and I, all members of our local amateur radio society, participated in the Pubs’n’Clubs on the Air event paying out of our own pockets camping/caravanning/travelling to-from a fantastic location 35 miles from our respective QTH’s. All-in-all we had ...more

Operating HF in the middle of nowhere – from a Motorcycle!

I mean come on…. outstanding views, clear skies, temperatures around 24°C, a motorcycle and an Icom IC-7300 – what more could anyone want! I guess to summarise my experiences of this gorgeous hillside location, there’s little else to say except that this was simply ...more