Archive for May, 2021

Activity on 4 metres (70 MHz)

Activity on 4 metres (70 MHz)

| May 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

Europe and the Falklands are seemingly the main activity on the 4 metres (70 MHz) band. America and Japan don’t have it so most big ham radio company manufacturers avoid it for the most part. (The Icom IC-7300 is the exception but only the European model.) VARC member Bob Houlston (GVPVB) sent an e-mail to Elecraft […]

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ISS FM Repeater

ISS FM Repeater

| May 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

SWLs may have a lot of fun monitoring the new FM voice repeater on the International Space Station. ‘I heard it on 21st May 2021 at 20:05 UTC for an 11-minute pass’, says VARC member Bob Houlston (G4PVB). ‘The Doppler effect is quite noticeable, so I tuned my receiver high to 437.810 MHz and gradually […]

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