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Operators name is Gordon
QTH is the village of Fraddon and is about 16k from Newquay in the County of Cornwall in South West England
Our Alinco handheld for 2M has almost died and when a UK distributor was asked for a price to overhaul it was almost cheaper to buy a new one,
so now we are more than ever committed to using the internet.


 We now use 'EchoLink', an exclusive ham radio repeater linking web site.



Our EchoLink reference ID is 1070

Click 'here'for the software and details for 'EchoLink'. Remember you   MUST   be a licensed Radio Amateur.

Click 'here' for details on how to become a radio amateur in the U.K.

For a comprehensive description of what EchoLink is all about 'visit' GJ7JHF website.

A surprisingly effective antenna for VHF, popular back in the 70s and seemingly getting a new spate of interest, is the 'Slim Jim' This was made popular by Frank Judd, G2BCX, a well known experimenter with aerials. The 'Slim Jim' is a variation on the 'J' Pole and is fairly simple to make from aluminium or copper tubing. It can also be made using 300 ohm ribbon and as such becomes an ideal portable VHF aerial to use, for example, inside a hotel bedroom.

Click   'here'   for details of the 'slimjim' in 300 ohm ribbon. Our thanks to Stephen Moss of  NRG KITS  for permission to reproduce the construction details, and a visit to their web site is recommended. Whilst producing professional FM equipment the site is most interesting and some nice pictures too.

Visit the EchoLink Webring site of W5MET and see what other amateur radio websites have to offer.

Echo-link SiteRing The Echo-Link Ham Radio Site Ring

This web ring owned by
W5MET Frank Lombardi

http://www.echolink.org/el/

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We have now also been trying out the 'eQSO' system. This is the old M0ZPD linking system and we find it quite good. It does not replace iLINK but is also a good piece of software for us to play with. Give it a try, just download the software from www.eqso.net,install, and the setting up is pure childs play. This works link to link, PC to PC, PC to link and link to PC. Give it a try.

Welcome to the QSL NET WEBRING Netring! Your site has been submitted to the QSL NET WEBRING Net Ring. You should receive a notification by email in the next few minutes verifying your submission and supplying the ring code that you need to add to your web page. Your site is still not active at this point. The ring owner, or one of their associates will review your site, checking that it meets the ring's membership guidelines and that the ring code is in place. If everything is ok, they will then activate your site in the ring. Below you will find a copy of the Ring HTML Code that you will need to insert onto the page at http://www.qsl.net/g4tgg. To copy it, right-click anywhere in the box below and select Select All from the menu that pops up. Now right-click again anywhere in the box below and select Copy from the popup menu to copy the code to the clipboard. When inserted properly it should look like this on your webpage: This QSL NET WEB RING site is owned by The web site of UK Radio Amateur G4TGG Want to join the QSL NET WEBRING [Skip Prev] [Prev] [Next] [Skip Next] [Random] [Next 5] [List Sites]

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We can also be text messaged on I.C.Q. at any time.   Our number is:     36113427

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