Graham G0UUS has made his DF talk available to club members.
The title is VHF Direction Finding (PowerPoint) – Link
Pete G8TXK’s amateur radio and science website
Clubs and Societies
Radio Society of Great Britain – Represents British Amateurs.
VMARS – The Vintage and Military Amateur Radio Society for people interested in restoring Military radio equipment.
G7KPF UK Amateur Radio Quick Links – Guide to UK based Amateur Radio web pages
General Amateur Radio
- http://www.g4fon.net/CW%20Trainer.htm – A Koch Method CW Trainer by G4FON
- Learn morse code – Learn morse code in one minute!
- http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/communities/radio-communications (main dashboard)
- http://www.sws.bom.gov.au/Images/HF%20Systems/Global%20HF/Ionospheric%20Map/WorldIMap0.gif (realtime F2 critical map that could be inserted into a page)
- http://www.ukssdc.ac.uk/wdcc1/iono_menu.html (you need to register for this but it is free)
- www.dxmaps.com (very good for 2, 4, 6m)
- http://www.dxmaps.com/spots/map.php (very good for 6 and 4m)
- http://websdr.suws.org.uk (local SDR – with VHF)
- http://websdr.ewi.utwente.nl:8901 On this page you can listen to and control a short-wave receiver located at the amateur radio club.
- ETGD at the University of Twente – In contrast to other web-controlled receivers, this receiver can be tuned by multiple users simultaneously, thanks to the use of Software-Defined Radio.
- LA8AK, Radio Communications Resource Page – Unfortunately LA8AK died in 2005, but his website continues. G7HEP stumbled across his site whilst researching the German radio equipment installed at Batterie Vara, Kristiansand. It seems this was also one of his interests.
- Earth your station safely by Peter E Chadwick G3RZP. This is a copy fro Rad-Com June 1987 with author’s permission. It must be remembered that this article was printed over 20 years ago and the regulations have changed. If the reader has any doubts then a qualified electrician must be consulted. However it was believed this article was correct at time of printing. Page 1 and 2 are in PDF format and are about 1.8 megs each – Page One and Page Two
- www.watchbattery.co.uk also sells straps, including the NATO canvas type. Cheap Batteries are always fresh. In Swindon.
- http://www.ranfft.de has thousands of movement pictures, to help you identify and classify. With production dates.
Manuals and restoration
- www.mods.dk – Manuals and modifications for all sorts of ham radio gear.
- BAMA – The Boat Anchor Manuals Archive – a large listing of technical manuals and circuits / handbooks for a wide range of equipment.
- http://www.kb9yig.com/ – Buy kits from Tony, (if in stock be quick – they won’t be for long)
- http://groups.yahoo.com/group/softrock40/ – Main Yahoo group
- http://groups.yahoo.com/group/powersdr-iq/ – PowerSDR-IQ (the name may change for copyright reasons)
- http://www.dxatlas.com/Rocky/ – Rocky from Alex Shovkoplyas
- http://www.wb5rvz.com/sdr/ – Very detailed builder’s notes
- http://sites.google.com/site/lofturj/ – Motherboard V4.3 project from Loftur Jonasson
- http://www.silabs.com/Support%20Documents/TechnicalDocs/si570.pdf – The amazing Silicon Labs Si570 synthesizer
- http://www.ac6v.com/homebrew.htm#PROJ – Lots of homebrew projects and links here – a useful site.
- Dundee Satellite Receiving Station – This is the Dundee Satellite data receiving station, and has some interesting weather pics; registration is free, and some of the images may well be useful to some members.
- EUCLID – Realtime European Lightning Map.
- Isle of Wight Weather – Lightning activity from Isle of Wight weather station – very good for tracking storms across / around UK
- Your Remote S-Meter – Lots of information here, plus the ability to listen in to receivers located at various places US and other.
- Atomic Clock Sync – Free Windows software for synchronizing your PC to an internet atomic clock.
Based on the original links page by G4JLP