TX Factor, the UK’s first TV show dedicated entirely to amateur radio has launched TXtra, a regular supply of extra features with new and exciting content related to amateur radio and associated technology.
features are released in addition to the main TX Factor epiosdes and will appear on the TX Factor YouTube channel and on the TX player on the TX Factor web site at www.txfactor.co.uk
The first TXtra feature is a world exclusive review of the soon to be launched Icom ID-5100 dual band, moble rig with D-STAR. Bob McCreadie G0FGX runs through the rig’s capabilities with Icom UK’s Chris Ridley G8GKC.
Furthermore, the folks at TX Factor now read the GB2RS news. Starting midday on Saturday 26th April, the weekly news feed from RSGB will be available as an mp3 download or a podcast read by TX Factor presenter Bob McCreadie G0FGX and Mike Marsh G1IAR. Listeners can subscribe via the TX factor website
or through the iTunes podcast directory here
Episode 3 of TX Factor is not far off! Released on May 16th, it will feature a visit by Nick Bennett 2E0FGQ to Ben Knock G4BXD and his Military Wireless Museum in Kidderminster and an amazing demonstration of kite antennas with Roger Stafford G4ROJ. Mike Marsh also reports from the Exeter Radio and Electronics Rally. So, worth waiting for!
TX Factor Team