News from the shack

The end of this month see’s the end of work based madness so I’m getting a few bits and bobs sorted out.

With the demise of the trusty (read rusty…or at least corroded in the special way that aluminium does) vertical I have order a hardware kit for a Cobwebb to go outside. it may get here by the weekend. I’ve been given a rather sorry looking mast that will polish up into a rather staely looking mast once I’ve spent some time on it and a few plastic bits and pieces from Seeedstudio for some of my bits and bobs that need tidying up.

Hopefully this Saturday it won’t be freezing cold or raining, although I’m told the time I’ll be running my part of our Red Nose Day 24 hour relay it will be chucking it down, so I can assess what needs to be done to get myself back on the air on HF and get my 50Mhz yagi up and ready for the season. Looking forward to some time on the rig Excellent!


Alex Hill, G7KSE, is a regular contributor to and writes from Cumbria, UK. Contact him at [email protected].

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