On Thursday November 2nd, 2017 Spen Valley amateur radio society are delighted to welcome John Regnault, G4SWX who is going to repeat and embellish a talk which he gave at this years RSGB National Hamfest entitled
“Remote station operation: Technology choices”
Further information is as follows:
The technology to support remote operation of amateur stations is developing and many possible solutions are around.
John G4SWX, who has run a remote home station for the last six years will review the technology options in the light of the amateur licence conditions.
John will then show some relatively simple options to add remote mains switching and metering to what would otherwise be ‘always on’ and ‘lacking in control’ systems. John will also explore why remote multi-user club stations have not yet appeared.
To accompany the talk John will have a selection of remote station equipment and 3G network permitting he will run demonstrations using his LF/HF/VHF station in the wilds of Suffolk.
John, G4SWX has been licenced since 1971. He specialises in hardcore VHF DXing having worked over 1200 different amateur stations in 138 countries via moonbounce and is currently the RSGB’s VHF manager.
As usual, there is no charge to attend this talk, and visitors who are not members are welcome to attend.
Further information can be obtained by contacting the secretary, whose details appear on the contacts page.
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