Radio amateur G5RV honoured by villagers


Louis Varney G5RV, founder member in 1936 of the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS), received a little-known honour in 1945

During World War II Louis was stationed at a radio monitoring station in the hamlet of Steart near Bridgwater in Somerset. The local newspaper records he received an honour from the residents of the hamlet: Continue reading

Noise Inquiry Spurs Recommendations

Looks like it’s not only us amateurs talking about noise levels.

Broadcast engineers are becoming more aware of the impact of environmental radio noise on reception. The recent efforts at “AM improvement” have highlighted this challenge to AM stations, and evidence is growing that reception on FM and TV bands is being impaired as well. Continue reading