Month: April 2012

Pileups and punchups

Where does a month go?  The bands have been a bit hit and miss lately. I’ve been looking out for the DXpedition to Spratly Island in the South China Sea. I heard him as loud as 5/9 but the pileups have been bad enough without the deliberate blocking by station or stations unknown in the

The world outside versus DX

Haven’t had a lot of time on the radio since the last post, I’ve been working in the garden in all the lovely sunny weather we’ve had recently.  We had our club AGM for the Appledore and District Amateur Radio Club recently and I’m now on the committee. Last Friday I spent the morning at