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Saturday, January 9, 2021
- AmateurLogic 151: Rockin’ 2020 New Year’s Eve
In case you weren’t able to join us live on New Year’s Eve, you can watch it here. Lots of friends and fun moments. https://youtu.be/iQtY3bbbEyM?
- A Different Approach to a New Year: the Ham Systems Think!
What is the most important aspect of life? Having fun! (Of course!). Perhaps it is unusual to wax philosophical in an amateur radio forum, but I am going out on a limb to share a perspective that hopefully is refreshingly new and full of life: Systems thinking — an amateur radio approach. What I’m sharing herein, I find very intense, invigorating,
challenging, and motivational! The […]
- ICQ Podcast Episode 341 – Listener Q and A
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Ruth Willet KM4LAO to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and in this episode’s features …
- The UK VAT grab that was impossible to enforce?
Good news!! No VAT at all on imports under a certain value.Rules changed AGAIN a few days ago.New Notice 143:Section 2.3 https://www.gov.uk/government/
publications/notice-143-a-.. guide-for-international-post- users/notice-143-a-guide-for- intern.
- VAT we are confused, but even they are confused?
Even companies exporting to the UK are now caught up in the confusing VAT debacle ..The BBC are now picking up on the story: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/
business-55530721Whywasn’t a transition period put in place for all this, allowing a smooth c…
- LCSC Electronics
LCSC has been in my Far East component suppliers list for sometime now.. I was short of a few obscure components so I thought I would give them a whirl.Website was easy to use, ordering was very quick, straight forward and simple. A small handling…
- QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo some new tidbits………….
More news on the upcoming QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo March 13-14 2021
- Recommended Colorado Hotspot Frequencies
A big trend in ham radio activity is the use of internet-connected transceivers commonly referred to as hotspots. These devices often use one (or more) of the popular VHF/UHF digital formats (DMR, D-STAR, Fusion) but analog FM is also used. They allow a radio amateur to have a local RF connection into one of the extensive … Continue reading Recommended Colorado Hotspot Frequencies →
- VAT is the way we are going to collect it.
Already there are moans from buyers, “they have charged me VAT!”ebay have now rolled into the mix now implementing the 1st January 21 VAT rules for UK buyers and EU. As I mentioned at the start of writing this thread, they will nail it at source …
- Starting the New Year with a new PC
And so it begins At the end of 2020, I decided it was time to update my PC as it has never been done for over 10 years. The choice I had was to purchase a new PC or rebuild what I have, I decided to rebuild the existing PC I have. I choose this a…
- Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa Xfce released.
Latest version of Linux Mint released https://blog.linuxmint.com/ I am hopeful there will be a version for Arm processors soon?
- North America Adventure Frequency: 146.58 MHz
Recently, on the nasota group, there was a discussion about designating an alternative 2m FM frequency for Summits On The Air (SOTA) use (instead of 146.52 MHz). The main driver for this is that 146.52 MHz can get busy with other radio traffic and/or a busy SOTA activation can tie up the calling frequency for … Continue reading North America Adventure Frequency: 146.58 MHz →
- Saying good-bye to my little buddy.
Today we said good-bye to my best buddy of 15 years…..Oliver. Peace be with you, my little buddy you will be missed very much.
- Kiwi online SDR G4DYA
The online G4DYA Kiwi SDR receiver is just 9 miles North of my QTH. Situated at Stone, Staffordshire. UK.It has an excellent range of Amateur bands, and even goes down to LF 136KHz and 472KHz, it also has some good decoders built in to play around with…
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