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I have been licensed since 1978 as G8WJC and as A92CX in Bahrain until 1986 when returned to UK and became G0FGX .

I am a broadcaster by profession,currently a Presenter and Producer on TX Factor the only UK TV show dedicated to amateur radio.

I worked for Radio Bahrain from 1978 to 1986, then since being back in the UK have workd for Plymouth Sound , Devonair, Southwest 103, Orchard FM and 107.3 The Eagle in Bristol.Until 2011 I was Programme Director and Breakfast Presenter at Pirate FM , I am now 10am to 2pm weekday host on Radio Plymouth.http://www.radioplymouth.com/

To see the latest episode of TX Factor click on the link.


I also write and publish children's books. For details on my latest, Fred The Fabulous Flamingo, click here! You can also buy the book online from the website:



I am active on HF from home and also HF mobile, I live at the bottom of a valley, so my VHF and UHF activity with my Yaesu FT847 is mostly via satellite I am active on SO 50, Funcube, AO7, FO29. For satellite work I have a Yaesu FT-847 feeding an 8 ele 2m yagi and a 12 ele 70cm yagi at a fixed elevation of 45 degrees, mounted on a Yaesu G-250 rotator. I also have a mast mounted SSB Electronics 70cms preamp. I have messed around with omni antennas for satellite, but this set up is relatively cheap, easy to put together and out-performs omnis by miles.

For HF I use an Icom 7300 and a FT-2000 with a venerable Yaesu FL-DX2000 Linear amp and a Hustler 5BTV Vertical and a G5RV. I also run a KW2000B for some retro ssb fun and do a bit of AM on 80m with a Codar AT5.

I also use the FT 847 for general 2m and 70cm activity, and via a Diamond triband colinear I also use it for 6m.

The QSL card shows one of my three dogs, a Westie called Phoebe on the cliff path at Polurrian Cove which is not far from my QTH.




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