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Sunday, 31 May 2020

CQ WW WPX - CW Contest Time


I've been having a play over the weekend in the CQ WW WPX CW Contest. Here's the log as a map:

There was interesting "blanketing E" propagation, but no real DX.

I did a quick video on the TS-890 in these busy contest conditions with Writelog, CW Skimmer and CW Get:

Fun, egh?

Friday, 15 May 2020

IC7610 In Action!


By popular request I have put together a demonstration of the IC-7610 in action:

I hope you like it!

Sunday, 10 May 2020

An experimental STM32 Frequency Counter


In an attempt to learn more about microcontroller programming I have done a little bit of training during this Covid-19 lockdown:

My first real attempt to use these skills is below. I've used a GPS 1pps signal to accurately count an external frequency. This is a GPS disciplined freuqnecy counter:

Good, isn't it?

Here is a picture of me (with Covid-19 dog clipper hair cut) and my beloved Bonnie dog:

Saturday, 9 May 2020

A Modest Milestone

A nice little milestone today, if you'r not already subscribed to my YouTube channel I would very much appreciate your support:

Local conditions.