Radio News


Sunday, 25 January 2015

Week 4 2015

This week's bit of fun:


I recorded and edited the news and feature for the latest episode of the ICQPODCAST with Ed Durrant DD5LP, Martin Rothwell M0SGL and Matthew Nassau 2E0MTT. We had a lot to say and covered the topics in detail. The new format seems to be working well.

Saturday I was at an RSGB conference / workshop on Youth and Promoting Amateur Radio at public events at St Andrews church in Cheam. The event was hosted Rev Philip G0LFE and Michael G0POT. I hope the group suggestions are taken on board by the RSGB because this was a group of eight clubs working together trying to help promote our hobby.

Sunday Colin released the latest episode of the ICQPODCAST.

Series Eight Episode Two of the ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast - Amateur Radio Grid Locators has been released.

In this episode, Ed Durrant DD5LP, Martin Rothwell M0SGL and Matthew Nassau 2E0MTT to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episodes feature Amateur Radio Grid Locators.
News stories include:-

  • New Wireless Charging Organisation
  • Ofcom Error on English Callsigns
  • New D-STAR Support Section
  • The ARRL Library goes live!
  • More 5 MHz Channels for Czech amateurs
  • FCC Enforcement Against Marriott International
  • CQ DX Hall of Famer Bob Schenck, N2OO, named CQ DX Editor
  • New World Record Claimed on 10 GHz
  • Antarctic Activity Week
  • Michigan Passes, Governor Signs Antenna Accommodation Legislation

The ICQPODCAST can be downloaded from

Sunday, 18 January 2015

Week 3 2015

This week's bit of fun:


Busy week with lots of radio. Monday and Thursday were both radio club nights with a lots going on followed by Saturday on board HMS Belfast in the radio room. I also reading a lot of my third book since Christmas.