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Some audio

I have some of my recorded audio files on another server. The idea was to put more on there, but there hasn’t been much opportunity.

With the exception of the 2015 file, all of them were recorded in South Africa at Hartebeespoort near Pretoria  Рlocator KG34WG. The one recorded in 2015 was in the UK.

File order is a mess. There is a plan, believe it or not.

Interesting clip (in Afrikaans) is some hams doing musical tests on 80m (20101015_213134_3748L_musikale-frekwensie_.mp3). This is still legal in SA subject to some strict limitations. This particular group does this on LSB (some of them wideband) and do actually experiment with audio quality.

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Portable listening on 6m during 22 March 2016 UKAC

The UK Activity Contests are held by the RSGB Contest Committee ( throughout the month on Tuesdays from 20h00-22h30 local time. First Tuesday of the month is 144MHz, second is 432MHz, third is 1.3GHz and the fourth Tuesday is 50MHz and 13cm to 3cm.

I’ve always been interested in 6m, but have never done much about it. I bought a Yaesu FT690 a while ago with a whip antenna (Moonraker MR625) and PL259 magnetic mount for the car. On the evening of the 22nd on the spur of the moment I decided to drive out the Newlands Corner just outside Guildford and listen on 6m. This is at location IO91RF95.

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