TX Factor

Amateur Radio Revealed

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TX Factor is a series of high definition TV shows covering all aspects of the hobby of amateur radio - a professionally produced programme, now into its fourth year.

episode 16 live!

Our new team member Pete Sipple looks forward to Youngsters On The Air 2017 and chats to some key players at this summer’s UK event. Pete finds time to take an eager look at the new dual-band handie offering from Kenwood - the TH-D74E with D-STAR.

Bob chats to our friend Bob Inderbitzen from the ARRL about the League’s worldwide presence and Mike investigates two clever devices from SOTABeams that will help to improve the filtering of your FT-817 and check the efficiency of your HF antenna respectively.

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We are proud to remain associated with ML&S Martin Lynch and Sons.

And now we are excited to welcome our new co-sponsor

The Radio Society of Great Britain

Starting with episode 14, we look forward to our ongoing association with these two organisations.

Thank you!

A bumper summer edition of TX Factor is now live! Not one, but two rig reviews: the Sun Expert Electronics Transceiver MB1 and the elusive Icom IC-7300 are comprehensively analyzed.

Also in this show, Bob teaches Mike a thing or two about amateur satellite operating, and our free-to-enter-draw is back with a chance to win a copy of the Getting Started with Amateur Satellites book featured in the item.

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In our latest episode there’s a chance to win a WSPRlite Antenna Performance Analysis System  from SOTABeams (as reviewed by Mike Marsh) in our latest free-to-enter-draw. The draw ended on Friday 16th June and our lucky winner is Gavin Spowart ZS6BWW who lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. Bob chats to him here