During the month of June I will be operating using the special ‘GQ’ prefix to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee glee of HM Queen Elizabeth II. You can view my near real-time progress on this post …
Analyse your logbook in seconds using QScope
Derek, G7LFC, has launched the first in an occasional series of videocasts entitled “Analysing your logbook with QScope”. This short video shows you how easy it is to produce statistics, graphs and maps based on the data in your log.
GB0LDO special event station
GB0LDO will be operated by Derek (G7LFC) between the 27th and 29th November, 2020, to celebrate Lancashire Day.
Special event callsign – new guide on how to apply released
G7LFC has released a new Handy Guide on how to apply for a special event callsign. This is something that more amateur radio operators are doing since Ofcom relaxed the rules on operating such stations in public places due to Coronavirus. The guide is free to download.
New G7LFC weather station goes live
After several months in test, the new G7LFC weather station in Ormskirk, Lancashire, is now ready to share its data with the public. A new ‘Weather’ menu option has appeared on the g7lfc.radio website and on it you will find links to current, daily and historical weather data. The weather station is based on a […]
WSJT-X Invalid ADIF Header sorted
I have upgraded my amateur radio computer from a Windows 10 PC to a Mac recently and it’s working pretty well. Apart from the annoying error that kept popping up every time I loaded WSJT-X, “Invalid ADIF header“. It was a brand new installation, but it was telling me every time I loaded the software […]
GB1PSG for JOTA 2018
Derek (G7LFC) and Alison (M6COV), members of the Quantum Technology Club, are both off to Porthmadog this weekend to help run the town’s Scout JOTA (Jamboree on the Air) event.
GB6CCC – Christ Church Coventry Churches on the Air Special Event Station
GB6CCC will be operating from Christ Church in Coventry between 10:00 and 16:00 on the 8th September 2018.
EMF Camp 2018 was amazing
EMF Camp 2018 was enjoyed by more than 2,500 people and we were privileged to have run an amateur radio installation entitled “Communicating around the world without the Internet”.
795 amateur radio contacts in 15 days
Whilst we were away camping this summer relaxation came in the form of crafting for Alison and, for me, operating my portable amateur radio station with some remarkable results.