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 ...
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
CCARC is now experimentally QRV on DMR via Brandmeister TG23591. I say experimentally because it’s not clear of TG23591 is in any regular use by other user groups but so it seems not. BM guidelines here https://confluence.brandmeister.network/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=5374041 suggest to pick a free un named talk group and start to use it. After 60 days if …. Read More
The newly formed Cross Counties Amateur Radio Club has launched on groups.io and on air. CCARC brings together regionally separated hams who met through the Network Radio platform. Its mission is to take the regular NR network out onto amateur radio with the introduction of regular DMR based evening nets and collaborations. Check out the …. Read More
Often people go for callsigns based on their name, but 2E0’s were few and far between when I came to apply, and I fancied something a bit different that wasn’t to hard on the CW key! As a beacon DX fan, WWV is of course one of the most famous signals in history. A number …. Read More
My name is Scot and I am a die hard QRP enthusiast. I started a blog to keep a record of my ham radio related adventures, circuits and frequencies of interest. This site is very new so in common with many other radio blogs, it’s a work in progress. I will be adding a lot …. Read More