Category Archives: Amateur radio
We all made it home late yesterday evening after almost exactly twelve hours travelling from Herm back to Essex and we ended up with just under 4,500 QSOs in the log this year. We had a great week and I’d … Continue reading
I’m writing this in the early hours of the morning of the 4th October. I’ll be leaving home in the next few minutes to pick up Yan, M0YNK and Chris, 2E0DBY. Richard, G7HJK is collecting Tony, G0MBA, Kevin, M0GWE and … Continue reading
Today we collected the Kenwood TS-590 from Kenwood UK and an Elecraft KPA500 amplifier from Rob, M0VFC at the Newark Hamfest. It was a great day out and the members of the group who attended (G6NHU, G0MBA, M1EAK and M0YNK) … Continue reading
While we’re on Herm, we will be operating WSPR on 30m using low power and a dipole. Keep an eye out for us, it’ll be interesting to see how well it works from our hilltop location.
Earlier this week we had our last planning meeting for our DXpedition to Herm and we’re now on the final countdown. Everything is looking good, pretty much everything we needed to build has been built and there are just a … Continue reading
For the last few months, the team at the Martello Tower Group have been hard at work preparing for our DXpedition to Herm in October 2013 and the time has just slipped away. We’ve had two large tasks for this … Continue reading