Welcome! TX Factor is a series of high definition TV shows covering all aspects of the hobby which is amateur radio. A professionally produced programme, now in its second year, presented by radio amateurs for radio amateurs.
Our presenters explore the history of amateur radio, rigs, antennas, operating modes, propagation, sport radio, training, club news, RSGB news, world news - in fact, anything and everything!
Episode 7 of TX Factor is due for release on Friday 13th February 2015. The show investigates the issues of recruiting young people to the hobby and visits a veteran amateur who's an inspiration to us all! We discover what the IOTA programme has to celebrate and test an innovative 2 metre antenna which can be won in our next draw
If, like us, you find it hard to wait for the next episode, you'll be pleased to learn the long wait is now over!
Introducing TXtra - extra features of new and exciting content related to amateur radio and associated technology for watching in-between times!
TXtra features are released in addition to the main TX Factor episodes and will appear on our YouTube channel and on our own TX player here on the web site.
Our latest TXtra episode features a review of the FlexRadio Systems FLEX-6300 SDR radio. Bob McCreadie checks out this versatile radio with ML&S' Sanderly Jeronimo
TX Talk is an expanding library of audio interviews and features, both entertaining and informative, on the world of amateur radio and beyond. TX Talk is available from our website or as a subscribed podcast from iTunes.
The weekly GB2RS news is available from TX Factor as an audio stream or a downloadable podcast. Read by Bob McCreadie G0FGX , Mike Marsh G1IAR and Nick Bennett 2E0FGQ
The TX Factor Resource Library contains a playlist of films and features from previous episodes. These self-contained items may be of particular interest to viewers not wishing to watch through a whole episode to view the item again.
To watch these films we make a small charge to help cover the costs of running the resource library and pay-per-view hosting scheme. As time goes by we hope you'll enjoy being able to select from the growing number of interesting items dedicated to this fascinating hobby!
We're proud to produce
TX Factor in association with our two wonderful sponsors
Our free-to-enter competition to win a Yaesu VX-3E Dual-band FM transceiver has now closed. Watch episode 7 to see who the lucky winner is!
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