What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files placed on your device to store data that can be recalled by a web server in the domain that placed the cookie. We use cookies and similar technologies for storing and honouring your preferences and settings, enabling you to sign in, analysing how our products perform and fulfilling other legitimate purposes. 

How can you control cookies?

You have a variety of tools to control the data collected by cookies, web beacons and similar technologies. For example, you can use controls in your internet browser to limit how the websites you visit are able to use cookies and to withdraw your consent by clearing or blocking cookies.

Cookies on this web site

This is a personal web-site and not tied to any organisation, commercial or voluntary. This web-site was built using the WordPress framework, a highly regarded free web site development and management platform.

Any cookies installed by this web site are created by the third-party plugins we use to enable the web site to function. Plugins installed include:

  • Jetpack by WordPress – enhances the functionality of WordPress.
  • NextGEN – an excellent image gallery.
  • RigReference HF-Propagation – displays current HF radio-wave propagation predictions.
  • TablePress – keeps all our data tables looking professional.
  • Yoast SEO – one of the best search engine optimisation applications available.

Whatever cookies these plugins create on your computer is outside of our control and you should contact the relevant companies if you have any concerns. Obviously, if you do please copy us in so that we can remove the plugin that is proven to behave badly.

We do use tracking cookies that will be installed by Microsoft Bing and Google Webmaster tools. The purpose of these cookies is to track how popular our web site, what the most popular pages are and where in the world people are located when visiting our web site.

We have not knowingly placed any cookies on your computer that gather personal information about you, or your organisation. If you believe we have then please contact us immediately and we will investigate with the utmost of urgency.