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HRD on Linux

Just for giggles I tried installing HRD v5.2438 on my Linux box and to my surprise it worked, kinda. My rig is talking to HRD via Wine port Com2 and PulseAudio works also. Logbook is complaining about a missing driver … Continue reading

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Winkey Server

First of all Happy New Year to anyone who may come across this BLOG. For a long time now I have tried unsuccessfully to get CWDAEMON to work on my PC. I was just about to give up when I … Continue reading

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Spitfire over the G8FXM QTH

Spitfire over the G8FXM QTH, 24th August 2013. Now I wasn’t expecting that when I left the house that morning. This was his second pass over the Panshanger airfield near where I live, his first pass was much closer but … Continue reading

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Contest Logger for Linux

Finally someone has decided to develop a serious contest logger for Linux. Check out for the latest news and code drops. Personally I cant wait.

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LDG AT-600Pro Auto Tuner

Just taken delivery of a new LDG AT-600Pro Auto Tuner and I must say I’m delighted with it. I particularly like the ability to connect an interface cable from the AT-600 Pro to my FT2000D TX REQ socket. With this … Continue reading

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An Alternative Unix Logger

I have been a CQRLog user for come time now but there are one or two things about it that annoy me e.g. no transvertor support. I have just come across DBLog by Pino, ZP4KFX. This looks really promising as it supports transvertor … Continue reading

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My Visit to GW4BLE’s Shack

Not posted anything here for a while, been very busy however I paid a very overdue visit to my life long friend Steve, GW4BLE on the weekend. Heres a photo to mark the visit at his very well equipped shack.

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