17 Sept 2021

Simple pleasures - NOT amateur radio

It was good to see people happy and normal by the seaside in Brighton yesterday. Weather was good and sunny. 

Sunspots - Friday September 17th 2021

 Solar flux is 73 and the SSN 0.  A=3 and K=2. 

16 Sept 2021

Foxton (near Cambridge) rally on Sunday ON

The Cambridgeshire Repeater Group Rally on Sunday September 19th is on as far as I know. Please contact organisers before any long trips. 

Tapas - NOT amateur radio

As we were not too hungry this evening, we shared some tapas in Brighton. It was very good. 


 Being away from home, a do not have access to "conventional" amateur radio. This phone does have Echolink, but I feel disenclined to use it. It works as I have used it before. To me this is not the same. 

Seen on a park bench - NOT amateur radio

This plaque was on the back of a park bench in Brighton earlier. So true. 

Sunspots - Thursday September 16th 2021

 Solar flux is 75 and the SSN 0.  A=6 and K=1. 

15 Sept 2021

Mid September??? - NOT amateur radio

Pinch me. Well I suppose mid September is almost Christmas if you are out to make money. Seen in a Brighton hotel today. 

Personally I think all Christmas things should only come out in December. 

Oscar 100 update

Every few weeks I try to give an update on activity levels on Oscar 100 using the on-line SDR at Goonhilly Down in Cornwall. The last time I checked was at 2045z in Western Europe evening mid week. Activity levels on the, narrowband transponder remain low. 

If you are in the UK you will understand - NOT amateur radio


This was on Facebook earlier.