First licensed in September 1970. Active on most bands and modes from 1.8MHz up to 24GHz. Mobile HF / VHF / UHF
Specialist interest in restoring, collecting and using old receivers and transmitters "boat anchors", now have about 3000 radios in the collection.
Heavily involved in Software Defined Radio since 2005. Use Flex 5000, 1000 as well as homebrew HPSDR and Softrocks. Have a presentation that I give to Radio Clubs on SDR and to date have given this talk to, the Derby & District ARC, Loughborough ARC, Nunsfield House Radio Club, Derby RAYNET group, Melton Mowbrey ARC. The presentation takes people from having no knowledge about SDR to the latest technology in about 2 hours.
Also operate Drake, Collins, KW, Hallicrafter, Hammarlund and Swan valve (tube) line ups
Main station is
HPSDR (Hermes, Mercury & Penelope), ANAN10D
Flex Radio (Flex 6700, SDR5000A and SDR1000)
ICOM (IC775DSP, +C781 + R9000 + IC7800)
Kenwood (TS-990S, TS-950SDX, TS-940)
1.8MHz to 30MHz SSB, RTTY, 50MHz SSB, FM, RTTY 144MHz SSB, FM, Packet, Slow Scan ATV, RTTY 432MHz SSB, FM, Packet, Fast Scan ATV, RTTY 1200MHz SSB, FM, Packet, Fast Scan ATV, RTTY 10GHz WBFM, NBFM, Fast Scan ATV 24GHz WBFM, NBFM
RAOTA Membership 1631
RSGB member since 1966
ARRL member since 1982
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