Regular Club meeting – 1 Oct 2020

A fun meeting tonight. Thanks everybody. This was a general chat meeting with no speaker. We talked about our projects and ideas.

Attending:
Jon M7KMW, Fred G1HCM, Michael G4XIX, Matt M0JNX, Grae G0WCZ and apologies from Andy M0VVA

We talked about:

  • Studying for intermediate exam — and re-taking a mock full exam
  • Good value wire for wire antennas (e.g. standard 2.5mm/7strand has lasted 5 years)
  • Raspberry Pi set up as a shack security camera with motion detection, and the useful RSGB book “Raspberry Pi Explained”
  • 65mph winds expected over the weekend
  • Oscar 100 station improvements
  • modifying 23cm ATV transceiver for digital TV
  • Curtis keyer powerdown and analogue CW speed meter
  • Lockdown Morse (youtube)
  • RF power meter kit
  • QCX and QCX plus
  • 1954 Vibroplex standard bug

… and many other topics.

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