30 May 2017

The Big Multimode Nets 2017

Celebrating THREE YEARS of legal AM and SSB here in the UK... The Big Multimode Nets will take place on Tuesday 27th June 2017.

AM Calling on 27.125Mhz
USB Calling on 27.275Mhz

(Please QSY when contact is made)

Also remember that in the UK many 'midweek nets' take place on a Wednesday so please listen out on 28th June as well as there are sure to be plenty of stations on the air!

Yaesu Cashback Offers @ LAMCO

LAMCO have some cracking cashback deals on Yaesu equipment at the moment, so if you are in the market for some new gear why not take a look at their website: CLICK

28 May 2017

TYT MD-2017 First Look HAM DMR

Video:YouTube/HAM DMR

HAM DMR demostrate the new TYT MD-2017 in action.

Link to HAM DMR Website: CLICK HERE

27 May 2017

TYT MD-2017 Dual Band DMR Digital Radio Unboxing


A quick look at the new TYT MD-2017 Dual Band DMR Handheld radio.

21 May 2017

Thinking About Buying a President Lincoln 2+ Then Watch This!


Not exactly a glowing report.....!

European CB Radio Bandplan

The ECBF (European Citizen's Band Confederation) has launched a consultation regarding the possibility of a harmonised European CB Radio Bandplan:

20 May 2017

Yaesu FT-891 Unboxing

Video:YouTube/Carl Gorse

Carl 2EOHBI is very well know as a dedicated portable operator and can often be heard on HF, VHF and UHF. In this video he shows us the unboxing of his new Yaesu FT-891.

15 May 2017

Coming Soon: TYT MD-2017 Dual Band DMR Radio

Martin Lynch & Sons have started to take pre-orders for the new TYT MD-2017 Dual Band DMR Handheld Radio.


Dual time slot for point to point 

Dual time slot for repeater 

Time-Division Multiple-Access (TDMA) technology 

Compatible with Mototrbo Tier I and II 

Lone worker 

Encryption function 

Analogue & Digital combined 

Single call, group call and all call #

Remote kill/stun and activate 

Firmware upgradeable 

IP67 Ingress Resistant 

Price: £189.95

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Website Link: CLICK HERE

4 May 2017

Blast From The Past: CB Radio Skip From 2011

A video found on an old backup hard drive showing the Northumberland Net lads doing a spot of DX-ing way back in May 2011. Features Stan 26AC08, Arthur 26AL01, Sid (Popeye) 26CT1066 and Glen 26GW344.

3 May 2017

CB Radio Skip 1st/3rd May 2017

The radio has slowly been stirring into life over the past week or so and it's great to hear the bands open once again.

Radio is the Albrecht AE5890EU and the antenna is a horizontal half wave wire dipole.

CB Radio - Southern Net 27/04/2017

Video:YouTube/CT2116 Tim

ISS: Upcoming School Contact

The next planned school contact with the International Space Station has been announced....