FT3D Bluetooth Mic for under £20?
I read a lot of negative stuff about the FT3D Bluetooth.. Turns out reasonable prices microphones are out there ...
Automated Packet Reporting System or APRS is a really useful aspect of the Amateur Radio hobby. However, since learning that APRS on the usual 2m frequency 144.800 MHz is illegal within 50Km of GCHQ at Irton Moor in the UK I was forced to look for alternative frequency allocations or face the fact that I …. Read More
The CCARC YSF Reflector has been running on the excellent G4KLX YSFReflector. However it hasn’t been been without problems for me. The reflector has a lot of issues going offline intermittent, and crashing when stations disconnect. I have been looking at pYSFReflector a python3 alternative and this morning decided to give it a go! https://github.com/iu5jae/pYSFReflector …. Read More
So after having my FT3 for a few weeks I decided to mess about with Bluetooth. I tried to hook my FT3 up to a few different devices including a very expensive NEXTAV BTH 500 with no luck at all. After reading a lot of horror stories I decided to take a risk on a …. Read More
After many years looking for a suitable candidate, I finally won an Ebay auction for a radio I had owned back in the 80’s. I will post a full description of the restoration with some more pictures when I get a minute but above is my now near perfect MBR7 after a few days TLC …. Read More
I recently obtained (or re-obtained) an old Steepletone MBR7 SW/MW/LW/FM/AIR radio that I first owned in the 80’s. That sparked a bit of MW DX interest again which has led me into the wonderful world of MW Pirate Radio! .. No time to complete this post now but I will be adding back shortly.
OK, I live within a mile of Olivers Mount a 7KW FM and Freeview TV mast on the outskirts of Scarborough. I bought this filter to test a theory that the mast was dragging down 2m reception at my home QTH. I had previously tried activating the transmitter site as a HEMA summit but failed …. Read More