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Aflevering 26 van The TXfactor

De 26e uitzending van de serie TX Factor is online gezet door de makers. Ook deze keer hebben de makers diverse verschillende onderwerpen. In deze laatste aflevering aandacht voor onder andere:

Episode 26 is packed full of pre-lockdown features including a very relaxed “tea and biscuits” interview with Tim Kirby GW4VXE as he speaks of his big passion for VHF / UHF operating and shows us around his new home QTH and what surely must be a blank template for some stunning possibilities with antennas!
Bob G0FGX and Mike G1IAR take the lid off Bob’s Icom IC-7300 and fit a Radio Analog PTRX-7300 RF interface module, without blowing anything up (it’s a dream to fit and actually very simple!). And in a TX Factor breaking news scoop, Bob gets his hands on one of the very first Icom IC-705 SDR QRP all-mode transceivers to arrive in the UK and gives a comprehensive review of all its’ wondrous capabilities!

Aflevering 25 van The TXfactor

De 25e uitzending van de serie TX Factor is online gezet door de makers. Ook deze keer hebben de makers diverse verschillende onderwerpen. In deze laatste aflevering aandacht voor onder andere:

A post election special – well, not really! Just a look at some more new and innovative AR products from this year’s Hamfest, including a potted history of the ever-popular and much revered range of transceivers and kits from Elecraft with co-founder Eric Swartz WA6HHQ. In this modern era of digital connectivity, we take the ever-present Internet for granted; it’s always there and continues to deliver our data from A to B without issue. But what would happen if that vital link failed? We visit Southampton and Portsmouth on the UK’s south coast to see how two city councils, assisted by a group of dedicated amateurs, plan to maintain their communications infrastructure via radio links alone, should the Internet go down.

 

Aflevering 21 van The TXfactor

De 21e  en laatste uitzending van de serie TX Factor is online gezet door de makers. Ook deze keer hebben de makers diverse verschillende onderwerpen. In deze laatste aflevering aandacht voor onder andere:

The latest TX Factor show is now available to watch. In this early summer episode we look at programming your DMR handie and running a SharkRF openSPOT digital radio IP gateway. We review the new Icom IC-7610 transceiver, and Mike visits Bob’s shack in Cornwall to learn more about operating through linear satellites. As always, in our free-to-enter draw, there’s a chance to win two great amateur radio-related items.

Aflevering 20 van The TXfactor

De 20e  uitzending van de serie TX Factor, is online gezet door de makers. Ook deze keer hebben de makers diverse verschillende onderwerpen. In deze aflevering aandacht voor onder andere:

In this episode we conclude our coverage from Hamfest 2017 with an overview of the Yaesu Fusion Repeater DR2, SOTAbeam’s ‘Click2Tune for Icom’, BHI’s ParaPro EQ20 DSP, and SDRplay’s newly launched RSP1A SDR receiver.

Bob gives and overview on getting started with SDR using an inexpensive RTL-based USB dongle and SDRSharp, but we bring you the chance to win the more comprehensive RSP1A SDR receiver from SDRplay, coupled with the best-selling book on the subject, SDR by Andrew Barron ZL3DW

Aflevering 19 van The TXfactor

De 19e  uitzending van de serie TX Factor, is online gezet door de makers. Ook deze keer hebben de makers diverse verschillende onderwerpen. In deze aflevering aandacht voor onder andere:

In part one of our reports from Hamfest 2017 we have a sneak preview of the Icom IC-7610 and IC-R8600 rigs.

We meet the new owners of PW Magazine, and Pete tries his hand at the RSGB on-line exam. There’s also an update on the Society’s EMC Committee’s findings.

Bob finds his way back to New Broadcasting House in London where the Director General discovers he has amateurs working for the Corporation. Nevertheless, Lord Hall broadcasts from the shack of the newly resurrected club station G8BBC. And, Laurie Margolis G3UML recounts an historic QSO he had from the early 1980s.

Aflevering 18 van The TXfactor

De 18e  uitzending van de serie TX Factor, is online gezet door de makers. Ook deze keer hebben de makers diverse verschillende onderwerpen. In deze aflevering aandacht voor onder andere:

TX Factor experiences what it’s like to be young again with a visit to this Year’s YOTA activity week at Gilwell Park in London. Bob and Pete meet the team behind the event and chat to the young people attending from 15 countries that made this year’s event so successful.

We tempt you with not one but two prizes in our next free-to-enter draw. There’s a copy of the 2018 RSGB Year Book and a Surecom SF-401 Plus Hand-held Frequency Counter from ML&S to win. Good luck!

And, if you’ve ever fancied a go at moon bounce or EME, then see how Bob and a team of amateurs get on when they’re let loose on a 32 metre dish at Goonhilly Earth Station in Cornwall.

 

Aflevering 17 van The TXfactor

De 17e  uitzending van de serie TX Factor, is online gezet door de makers. Ook deze keer hebben de makers diverse verschillende onderwerpen. In deze aflevering aandacht voor onder andere:

TX Factor goes digital as Mike Marsh gives Bob McCreadie an introduction to operating on DMR, Yaesu Fusion and D Star as part of his digital fun. In part one of the series, they take a trip to a local farm to see how an amateur has set up his own Fusion Gateway.

Ever wonder why QSL cards take a long time to complete their journey? Bob finds out what we can do to help speed up he process.

Pete visits Norwich to spend a day with the Norfolk Amateur Radio Club at their annual field day event, Radio Active to discover why they won the coveted prize of RSGB Large Club of The Year.

 

Aflevering 16 van The TXfactor

De 16e  uitzending van de serie TX Factor, is online gezet door de makers. Ook deze keer hebben de makers diverse verschillende onderwerpen. In deze aflevering aandacht voor onder andere:

Our new team member Pete Sipple looks forward to Youngsters On The Air 2017 and chats to some key players at this summer’s UK event. Pete finds time to take an eager look at the new dual-band handie offering from Kenwood – the TH-D74E with D-STAR. Bob chats to our friend Bob Inderbitzen from the ARRL about the League’s worldwide presence and Mike investigates two clever devices from SOTABeams that will help to improve the filtering of your FT-817 and check the efficiency of your HF antenna respectively.

Aflevering 15 van The TXfactor

De 15e  uitzending van de serie TX Factor, is online gezet door de makers. Ook deze keer hebben de makers diverse verschillende onderwerpen. In deze aflevering aandacht voor onder andere de Icom RS-BA1 software om veel transceivers remote te kunnen bedienen. Verder en interview met twee jonge zendamateurs. Daarnaast een bezoek en gesprek met leden van de British Amateur Television Club (BATC).

Aflevering 14 van The TXfactor

De 14e  uitzending van de serie TX Factor, is online gezet door de makers. Ook deze keer hebben de makers diverse verschillende onderwerpen. In deze aflevering aandacht voor onder andere HF propagatie en (het gebrek aan) zonnevlekken, een bezoek aan Hamfest 2016 en een item over het Train-the-Trainer initiatief van de RSGB.