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Antenna modifications

Due to the strong winds we get around this area yet need to have the antenna raised at a suitable height I had to do some slight modifications to theContinue readingAntenna modifications

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First goblet

After watching a fabulous demonstration at my local woodturning group “Ryedale Woodturners”, I decided to try and make a goblet with a “live edge”. It took two hours but prettyContinue readingFirst goblet

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Eantenna 2850 Moxon is a keeper

Three different days using Datamodes (FT4 and FT8). The antenna exhibits a high forward gain on 10m and the front to back ratio is very noticeable indeed. Some signals improveContinue readingEantenna 2850 Moxon is a keeper

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Just been interviewd by “This is the Coast” radio

With all the aurora activity currently in progress, a presenter “Paddy” just phoned for an interview to be either today or tomorrow on the radio station.

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New antenna for 10m and 6m

A first chance to play with 6m and at the same time, a decent antenna for 10m. This is the Eantenna 2850MOX, a dual band Moxon antenna (2 + 3Continue readingNew antenna for 10m and 6m

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Holiday in Durness

Just had a wonderful holiday staying in a tiny bothy on a remote beach in the very north west of Scotland. Aurora played and it was spectacular !!!

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Just been interviewed Live by BBC Radio York

That was an interesting experience – possible audience of 50,000 !!!! Subject being the aurora.

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Nice visit to Bempton trying out AI-Servo on the Canon 5DS-R

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Gnarly wood + gold leaf = nice pen

Thanks to a wonderful photography friend up in the very far north of Scotland who sent me a fabulous selection of gnarly wood blanks and gold leaf, I put theContinue readingGnarly wood + gold leaf = nice pen

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New camera arrives

Could not afford to go mirrorless to picked up a Canon 5DS-R and absolutely blown away by the capabilities of this beasty. Here are a few macro photos using theContinue readingNew camera arrives

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