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Homebrew heroes to be managed by the Ham Radio Workbench Podcast.

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Saturday, January 1, 2022

    In a joint announcement, the ICQ Podcast team and the Ham Radio Workbench podcast team agreed to shift the ownership and management of the Homebrew Heroes Award ( to the Ham Radio Workbench team. “George Zafiropolis KJ6VU and I have discussed this over the past few months. It makes better branding sense for their team […]
  • Fleetwith Pike
    WOTA Ref – LDW116 A nice simple route from Gatesgarth farm car park up the nose of Fleetwith pike and Dubs hut as well as Warnscale hut before coming back to the car park.
  • Harter Fell (Eskdale)
    WOTA Ref – LDW112 SOTA Ref – G/LD-028 From the base of the infamous Hardknott pass, this is a straightforward walk with a bit of a kick at the end. You can take in the neighbouring Hardknott by traversing the boggy top. Bring your boot extraction tool 🙂
  • Grisedale Pike
    SOTA Ref – G/LD-015 A firm favourite to be tackled from Keswick (Whinlatter) this time. To be honest Its a nice linear walk but parking is always a disaster zone round there. Local tip is to use the viewpoint car park a bit further up or better still use the bus service. Take in the […]
  • Looking back and looking ahead.
    Well here we are again…….finishing off my second year in the Maritimes. It may sound a bit odd, but it seems it has taken just over a year and a half to get used to retirement. I am finally starting to settle into somewhat of a routine. It’s …
  • Part 2 of 2: Life-changing Moment and Solar Cycle 25
    From the RAIN HamCast episode #57, 2021-XII-25 (used with permission): RAIN’s Hap Holly/KC9RP spoke with Tomas recently about Solar Cycle 25. This is the second and final excerpt from their discussion. From the introduction to The RAIN HamCast, Episode #57: In this episode, we continue our discussion with Tomas Hood/NW7US, the author of many writings […]

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