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GB3EK Repeater

I’m lucky enough to have been given to opportunity to become the next keeper of the GB3EK repeater, an iconic 70cm repeater on the South East coast with 40 years of history and service to the local Amateur Radio community.

GB3EK

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It’s been a long time coming but now, it’s here!

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the ArduFox V1!

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It’s arrived (well, it arrived a few weeks ago but I’ve only just got around to opening it!) and I like it.

It’s good quality and perfect for a simple shack sign.

Here’s a picture of the finished sign.
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It’s been a while since I featured my FT-857 manpack on here and I’ve been using it well for over a year now so I thought I better show some sort of update.

So here it is. The FT-857 Manpack as it stands today…

The pack all ready for use…
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I’ve launched a new award scheme designed specificity for radio amateurs who enjoy portable operating. ARPOC (Amateur Radio Portable Operators Club) aims to encourage operators to get out in the fresh air with their radio equipment and enjoy portable operating.

ARPOC has plenty of award certificates that can be applied for and are delivered as a downloadable certificate for members to print at home. Take a look here to see them all.

A sample of one of the award certificates available.

A sample of one of the award certificates available.

It’s early days but I’ve already issued the first award certificate and I know several others are working towards getting theirs.

Take a look at www.arpoc.org and let me know what you think…

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