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Welcome! 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 third 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!


TX Factor episode 10 is now live. In this episode the sky's the limit as Mike Marsh discovers when he returns to his old school! We visit Goonhilly Earth Station in Cornwall and return to the site of Marconi's early test transmissions. Bob McCreadie checks out the FT-991 all-band transceiver from Yaesu.

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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!


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.


In the latest of our TXtra features Bob McCreadie G0FGX discovers more about how D-STAR works and experiences the Icom RS-MS1A Android app with help and guidance from Icom's Don Turner G4TKR

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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.

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GB2RS News Podcast

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

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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!

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