TX Factor

Show Notes for Episode 17

Part one of a three part series on Digital Modes 

Yaesu Fusion/C4FM 

There are quite a lot of on-line resources to help you get more information about the Yaesu digital format.

For a good outline explanation go to systemfusion.yaesu.com/what-is-system-fusion/


The RSGB UK Repeater list is a good place to check for Fusion repeaters in your area at



To register a Node or Repeater you need to go to Yaesu’s WIRES X page at yaesu.com/ jp/en/wires-x/regist/index.php where you can also find the full ID List mentioned in our feature.


The excellent CQ-UK room is at cq-uk.com


Of course don’t forget that if you are planning to run a Node or Repeater you will need a licence from OFCOM ofcom.org.uk/manage-your-licence/radiocommunication-licences/amateur-radio


RSGB QSL Bureau 

All the information you need is at rsgb.org/main/operating/qsl-bureau


Norfolk Amateur Radio Club 

The excellent Norfolk Amateur Radio Club website is at norfolkamateurradio.org


The RSGB has a lot of useful information for clubs at rsgb.org/main/clubs


RSGB President Nick Henwood 

If you would like to let RSGB President Nick Henwood know about your Club’s initiatives for promoting the hobby e mail him at president@rsgb.org.uk


The G0KYA Half Wave end fed Half Wave Antenna 

For construction details of this amazing antenna see Steve Nichols excellent Blog at



For a fully detailed PDF fact sheet of the episode 17 show information click here