The show investigates the issues of recruiting young people to the hobby and visits a veteran amateur who’s an inspiration to us all! We discover what the IOTA programmer has to celebrate and test an innovative 2 metre antenna which can be won in our next draw.
This episode features the best from the UK’s biggest rally, National Hamfest 2014. We meet the exhibitors and visitors and bring a flavour of this amazing annual ham event to those who couldn’t make it. There’s also a chance to win the compact, yet function-packed dual band VX-3 transceiver in our next free-to-enter competition.
In this episode Bob McCreadie reports from the recent AMSAT-UK Colloquium, and finds time to test out the SuperAntenna Superstick Delux Package. Nick Bennett travels north and discovers a rather remarkable radio club. And we reveal the winner of our first free-to-enter competition.
The FlexRadio Systems FLEX-6300 entry-level software defined radio is reviewed by Bob McCreadie G0FGX and ML&S’ Sanderly Jeronimo M6SEJ. TXtra is brought to you by the folks at TX Factor.
Episode 4 is a Friedrichshafen special. Filmed on location at the annual Ham Radio convention on the shores of Lake Constance, the TX Factor Team brings the flavour and diversity of the show to those who couldn’t manage to get there this year. Also in this episode, a chance to win a Yaesu FT-60E dual band FM transceiver in our first free-to-enter competition.
TX Factor – the UK’s first TV show dedicated entirely to amateur radio. Mike visits the Bath Buildathon to see what’s involved in constructing a 14 MHz PSK receiver kit. We welcome two special guests to talk about and demonstrate the FUNcube Dongle and the FUNcube Satellite. We look at the features of Yaesu’s new FT-DX1200 transceiver. To see a ML&S produced video on this product click...
TX Factor – the UK’s first TV show dedicated entirely to amateur radio. Bob McCreadie G0FGX explores one of the most famous transmission sites in the world: The Marconi Centre, at Poldhu in Cornwall. Nick Bennett 2E0FGQ takes a hike up a mountain in Shropshire to discover the delights of SOTA activating. Mike Marsh G1IAR keeps his feet firmly on the ground at the Norman Lockyer Observatory Radio Group in east Devon to find...