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Simon Davison
Engineering Lecturer, Radio Amateur - M0YKS, Motorcyclist & Dad
Engineering Lecturer, Radio Amateur - M0YKS, Motorcyclist & Dad

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MX0KSC Keighley college on the air for the last time this academic year
This afternoon my year 9 students will be active using MX0KSC for the last engineering lesson of the academic year. We will be operating on the 20m band from 14.00 local time. Give us a call if you hear our station as it will be a while before I set up the ...

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MX0KSC - Keighley college students
Once again the Keighley college call MX0KSC was active on the amateur radio bands as a group of young engineering students embraced the thrill of talking to another station located on the other side of the planet. I demonstrated how to safely set up my YAES...

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College Station MX0KSC on the air today 13.00 utc
Catch me active around 20m later today with my engineering students using the Keighley college call MX0KSC.

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West Mountain Radio - PWR Check - Installation
The installation of the PWR Check was simple enough, I decide to solder the connectors to the power leads which is better than crimping in my opinion. It was also a good excuse to get the soldering iron out and warmed up. Everything went to plan and I decid...

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Simple electronics keeps the kids busy
I made a simple circuit with bronze welding wire, a buzzer, LED and wire to test hand and eye coordination. My daughter loves it.

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Unboxing of the mystery package
Continued suspense as I unveil the latest product from a company that has high rankings in the world of amateur radio and beyond. Watch the first of a series of video to find out what the latest tech is and who makes it, what it can do, how well it performs...

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Mysterious parcel arrives from the U.S.A. containing the very latest radio tech
All will be revealed very soon and all I will say for now is that an exciting opportunity to review some of the very latest products available to enhance the amateur radio experience has developed. Keep an eye open on my ham radio blog later today to see wh...

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Bed time DX
I always try to check out the band propagation before I hit the sack and tonight was worthwhile. As I sipped my coffee I worked a couple of great stations - C31RH & WB2REM. I caught C31RH nice and loud down on 40m with my Hustler 6BTV and I then tuned up to...

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Sporadic E on the 10 meter band.
It's been a while since I lasted posted which has been mainly due to good wx and lots of outside tinkering. I have been busy building up an old school Kawasaki motorcycle as well as hanging out with the kids. At the moment I'm playing radio up at the holida...

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M0YKS Active OnThe Bands Over The Easter Holidays
Active Throughout Easter Spring is in the air and I am about to start my two week holiday away from College for Easter. I have already worked some nice DX as well as European amateur stations and my radio equipment is working well and is in fine fettle. I t...
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