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  • Jamboree 2016 27/11/2015
    This years VW Show season is drawing to a close but we are already looking forward to a great event next year for our 30th Cornwall VW Jamboree so make a note for your next year’s calendar now, August Bank Holiday Weekend 26th to 29th August 2016.
  • Show and Shine Results 07/09/2015
    SHOW AND SHINE RESULTS 2015 CLASS 1 Standard air cooled sedan 1st Katy & Justine 2nd Martin Curtis 3rd Paul Diddy 2 Modified air cooled sedan 1st Nick Quince 2nd Jacqui Winter 3rd Weller Chubb 3 Standard type2 T1 (Splitty) 1st Nick Coultas 2nd James Russell 3rd Lee Murras 4 Modified/patina type2 T1(Splitty) 1st Dusty […]
  • Jamboree 2015 Day 3 31/08/2015
    The third and final day and the busiest around the show site with numerous day visitors and our annual Show and Shine car show. Overnight the weather had taken a turn for the worse and we awoke to steady rain falling from the sky! Luckily at about the same time as the registrations for the […]
  • Jamboree 2015 Day 2 31/08/2015
    Another sunny day with plenty going of and an excellent line up if entertainment during the day and on into the evening.
  • Jamboree 2015 Day 1 29/08/2015
  • Jamboree 2015 Day One 28/08/2015
    The site is rapidly filling up with happy campers and the weather has been just brilliant. A few niggles with the portable toilets but other than that everything is great. We have more than 70 traders attending this year and Brian, Peter and Barry have been very busy placing them in their allocated pitches. Our […]
  • CVWOC set up for Jamboree 2015 27/08/2015
    You may be surprised to learn that setting up the site or the Jamboree is not completed by the fairies it actually involves a band of volunteers from our Club working hard and giving up their time to achieve the miracle each and every year. Thankfully this year we have Ian and his JCB GT […]
  • One day to go 27/08/2015
    Good progress was made setting up the site yesterday and by the end of today all should be ready for the off. Weather here today is bright with sunshine and around 4 octas cloud cover and  light breeze following an all out gale on Tuesday evening/night that shredded our banner and, demolished the marquee totally.Truro […]
  • Programme of Events – Jamboree 2015 24/08/2015
    PROGRAMME OF EVENTS FOR JAMBOREE 2015 SUBJECT TO CHANGE FRIDAY 28TH 12.00 Gates open 16.00 Music Outside Marquee 18:00 Bar Opens- Main Marquee 18:00 Kids Disco- Main Marquee 19:00 Marnie – Main Marquee 20:00 Disco – Main Marquee 21:00 Jubilee Boys – Main Marquee 22:30 Disco- Main Marquee 23.00 Music switches to low level to adhere to local regulations 00:00 Bar & […]
  • Show and Shine 2015 – Classes 13/08/2015
    Show & Shine The classes for the 2015 Show and Shine are as follows: Entrants have sole responsibility for selecting and entering the appropriate class for their vehicle. 1 Standard air cooled sedan 2 Modified air cooled sedan 3 Standard type2 T1 (Splitty) 4 Modified/patina type2 T1(Splitty) 5 Standard type2 T2 68/79 (Bay) 6 Modified […]


  • IARU at WRC-15 24/11/2015
    With WRC-15 entering the 4th and final week the opportunity was taken to get most of the group together for a photograph. Taken inside the main CICG meeting room, sitting from left to right is Bryan Rawlings VE3QN (Canada), IARU … Continue reading →
  • Successful SSTV and Digitalker transmissions from SPROUT 22/11/2015
    On November 22, 2015 SSTV and Digitalker transmissions were made from the SPROUT amateur radio satellite on 437.600 MHz FM (+/- 9 kHz Doppler shift). These transmissions are planned to take place every Sunday (Japanese Standard Time). Many FM radios … Continue reading →
  • Second Birthday of FUNcube-1 20/11/2015
    FUNcube-1 (AO-73) was launched into space two years ago on November 21, 2013. We are delighted to be able to report that more than 900 stations, including many schools around the world, have received the telemetry from the spacecraft since … Continue reading →
  • SPROUT SSTV and Digitalker active every Sunday 19/11/2015
    Slow Scan TV (SSTV) images in Scottie 1 format will be transmitted from the SPROUT satellite every Sunday (Japanese Standard Time) on 437.600 MHz FM (+/- 9 kHz Doppler shift). The Digitalker will also be active. SPROUT, a 20 x … Continue reading →
  • Updated SSETI Express Observation Report 19/11/2015
    Neil Melville-Kenney PA9N has made more sightings of the SSETI Express (XO-53) satellite during a further visit to ESRANGE. He has updated the SSETI Express Phase E 400-800 THz Downlink Report with his latest observations. This report provides a clear … Continue reading →

RSS Ham Radio Science – SDR etc

  • Anan 10E First Look 15/06/2015
    Introduction After a month evaluating the Anan10E SDR, there is only one word to describe this little guy, “WOW’! No doubt that the Anan10E is one of the best rigs to come through the Ham Radio Science shack, if not the very best. Probably most Apache Labs SDR owners already know this, but now for […]
  • Anan 10E Unboxing Video Up 08/04/2015
    The HRS unboxing of Apache Lab’s new Anan 10E video is up. Stay tuned for a “First Look” article and video over the next few days. So far the Anan 10E has been pretty impressive. It looks like it will be a game changer for SDR Transceivers in the sub $1000 range. Keep checking back! […]
  • Anan SDR Radios Now Available from US Dealers and a New Entry Level ANAN SDR 04/04/2015
    Some good news for you that have been interested in the generally highly regarded Anan series of SDR transceivers. First off, the Anan SDRs can be currently purchased from two us dealers, Gigaparts and Cheapham. The warranty on these radios are for 2 years against manufacturing defects with a US service center in Arkansas. Also […]
  • RTL2832u – R820T VS RTL2832u – R820T2 26/11/2014
    In the world of Software Defined Radio there have not been many new products introduced over the past year. The products that have been introduced have been a little pricey for what they do. With that being said, there is not much if anything that can beat the venerable RTL2832U dongle as a great low […]
  • The mcHF QRP Transceiver Project 22/08/2014
    When it comes to a low cost SDR QRP Transceiver W0MKA has the right idea. The mcHF QRP transceiver is a project that W0MKA has been working on for awhile and we are starting to see more of a finished product begin to emerge. W0MKA’s project is pretty much a DIY endeavor at this time. […]
  • The Three Best Low Cost SDR Radios You Can Buy Today 07/06/2014
    If you are thinking about getting involved with SDR radio or just want to add a new one to you shack, here are what we consider the three best values in SDR radio equipment available today. The operative word here is “low cost”. These SDRs are not necessarily the best you can buy, but offer […]
  • Ham Radio Deluxe Now Supports Alinco DX-SR9 26/05/2014
    The latest version of Ham Radio Deluxe as added CAT support for the DX-SR9 as well as the DX-SR8. This will allow HRD to control such things as tuning, transmit, power settings, mode, and other supported features of the Alinco radios. The Alinco transceivers have a much smaller command set available for computer control, but […]
  • NooElec Aluminum Extruded Case for the Ham It Up HF Converter 21/04/2014
    Overview Looking for a place to put your Ham It Up Converter? NewElec is now selling a very nice aluminum extruded case to fit the Ham It Up HF converter. As was discussed in an earlier article on HRS, a RTL2832U Dongle and the Ham It Up converter make a killer combo for a VHF,UHF, […]
  • Alinco DX-SR9 Hybrid SDR Transceiver Review 09/04/2014
    Introduction If Alinco’s DX-R8  receiver and the DX-SR8 had a child, it would be the DX-SR9. The DX-SR9 inherits the brains of the DX-R8 and the brawn of the DX-SR8 to create the DX-SR9 hybrid amateur radio transceiver. Hybrid SDRs are generally a standard radio receiver with buttons and knobs that feature an IQ output […]
  • New Forum for Ham Radio Science 19/02/2014
    As of today, HRS has decommissioned the old forum. We were just getting too many spammers. The new forum will allow us a better opportunity to help reduce some of the spam. Unfortunately, we were not able to move the user database or the old posts to the new forum. If you were a member […]


  • CRAC – Social Evening 17/11/2015
    We are again meeting at the Countryman, Piece, Carnkie, Redruth from around 1930Hrs onwards. As ever food is available at the venue should you wish to treat yourselves. This week should be a Folk Evening for background ambience. Last week … Continue reading →
  • CRAC Social Evening 10/11/2015
    We are today meeting at the Countryman, Piece, Redruth from around 1930Hrs onwards for a chat session at the pub. Wednesday is Steak Night if you fancy treating yourself (other cooked food available) and it could be Folk Night to … Continue reading →
  • BBC piece on XH558 history and retirement 04/11/2015
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  • XH558 Final Flight at Doncaster the last Vulcan landing ever 02/11/2015
    No need to say anything, the film will say it all. Farewell to the Vulcan from our skies, a sad day. XH558 will continue to be maintained and will perform high speed ground runs and be used for educational purposes … Continue reading →
  • UAS – offers for CRAC Members 17/07/2015
    UAS Enterprises Ltd 10 ONLY £18.00 W-770HB Watson 2m/70cm Dualbander with Fold-over base * Bands 144 & 430MHz * 3dBi & 5.5dBi * 200W max * Length 1.1m * Base PL-259 SIRIO GPA 40 70 Base Antenna 4m 6m 6 … Continue reading →
  • The West Cornwall Motor Show 280615 29/06/2015
    As forecast we awoke to a wet and rather dismal day on Sunday with thick mist and driving drizzle being the order of the day. I arrived at the show site at around 10.15am and parked in public parking paying … Continue reading →
  • An excellent day out 24/06/2015
    Wadebridge Wheels, see photographs of previous years on the site, is an excellent day out for all the family. If it has wheels and an engine it may well be seen at this show from vintage tractors to Ferrari cars … Continue reading →
  • CRAC Social Evening 23/06/2015
    We are again meeting at the Countryman, Piece, Carnkie on Wednesday evening, June 24th from aroud 7.00pm onwards. Food available within the pub for those wishing to treat themselves. Its steak night on a Wednesday with I believe two steak … Continue reading →
  • Foundation Licence Training 16/06/2015
    With the unfortunate cancellation of the last planned course due to the inability of students to attend we are hoping to arrange a further course in September 2015. Keep a look out for further details. We can only set dates … Continue reading →
  • An end of an era begins 21/05/2015
    Today us the 76th anniversary of the formation of NAS 771. To mark the event 6 Sea King helicopters are carrying out a fly past sortie over West Cornwall leaving Culdrose at 10.30 BST. This also marks the start of … Continue reading →

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