TX Factor

Show Notes for Episode 19



Please note that all URL links included in these notes are, to the best of our knowledge, correct and have been tested, although from time to time some may appear not to be working at the time of reading this. Sorry for the inconvenience, however, these things do happen, and a search on Google or similar should provide you with more up-to-date links. 


National Hamfest

National Hamfest is an event run at the Newark Show ground near Lincoln each year. The hall is packed with everything you need to set up and maintain an Amateur Radio Station. Whether your interest is CW, SSB, Data modes, QRP or QRO, you’ll find it there.  If you’re interested in Ham Radio this is a must visit experience. nationalhamfest.org.uk


Practical Wireless Magazine 

Practical Wireless is a British amateur radio magazine, now published monthly by Warners Group Publications in Lincolnshire. The current editor is Don Field, G3XTT. The magazine has been around since 1932. Here is a link to their subscription website pocketmags.com



The prevention of interference between radio and electronic equipment has become a major issue. This comes under the general name of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC).

The RSGB’s EMC Committee (EMCC) exists to help, advise, lobby and investigate all aspects of EMC. rsgb.co.uk



Icom IC-7610 and IC-R8600 

Full details of these exciting new products from major manufacturer Icom can be found on the Icon UK website. TX factor will have full reviews in a future programme. icomuk.co.uk


VR-P25 Power Amplifier for Handies

Fed up with the lack of power output from your Handheld? Martin Lynch now stocks the excellent range of MyDEL Power Amplifiers specifically designed for Handheld Transceivers. hamradio.co.uk


Prism Dust Covers 

The entire range of personalised dust covers are now available from Martin Lynch and Sons. hamradio.co.uk/prism



G8BBC is a call sign attached to the Amateur radio Club based at New Broadcasting House in Portland Place, London. It was recently launched by BBC Director General Lord (Tony) Hall  g8bbc.com



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