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Sunday, 13 April 2014

Week 15 2014

This week’s bit of fun:


Another busy week, I managed to complete the book I was reading and did some computer training.

Sunday I was at the West London Radio & Electronics Fair helping Robin and Rosemary of Sycom. It’s always fun spending the day with Robin and Rosemary. 

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Week 14 2014

This week’s bit of fun:


I have spent some time this week doing some computer studying and looking into Microsoft Office 365. I also did some more work on my Raspberry Pi.

Tuesday I released episode 20 of the To Crafty Or Not To Craft Podcast.

Wednesday Colin and I recorded the latest episode of the ICQPODCAST. This is episode 155.

On Sunday we released the ICQPODACT.

Series Seven Episode Seven of the ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast - Rallies & South London Roundtable has been released.

The latest news, Martin (M1MRB) and Colin (M6BOY) extensions to the two metre band, Edmund Spicer (M0MNG) discusses Rallies and Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH) and Martin Rothwell (M0SGL) take part in a roundtable.

News stories include:-

  • New world 24 GHz EME record
  • Australian medium wave beacon heard nationwide
  • UK and Irish Repeaters
  • Eire's youngest radio ham receives award
  • 146 MHz band extension for Thai radio hams
  • VIARC welcomes new prefixes
  • OZ7IGY - 23 cm beacon now on Next Generation Beacons platform

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