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  • TX Factor Episode 15 is Live

    Dear FriendsBob gives a relaxed overview of the RS-BA1 remote control software for the Icom IC-7300 HF Transceiver.We meet two youngsters with a passion for amateur radio. And Mike and Bob head off to Bristol to spend a day with some very enthusiastic members of the British Amateur Television […]

  • TX Factor Episode 13 is Live

    Dear FriendsAn autumn feast of amateur radio content in this ‘13 - lucky for some’ episode of TX Factor!Bob gets to weigh up the latest offering of digital transceivers with Gary from ML&S.We chat about the weather with two experts who always look on the bright side. Jim Bacon […]

  • TX Factor - Episode 12 is Live!

    In this extended summer episode, there is not one, but two rig reviews. The Sun Expert Electronics Transceiver MB1 and the elusive Icom IC-7300 are comprehensively analyzed by ML&S' Gary Spiers M0TIG and Chris Ridley G8GKC from Icom UK.Also in this show, Bob teaches Mike a thing or two about […]

  • TX Factor - Episode 11

    The next episode of TX Factor is now available to watch at www.txfactor.co.ukIn this episode we complete the story of one Devon school in their attempt to be one of the ten UK schools to take part in the recent amateur radio link-ups with Tim Peake aboard the International Space Station.We go […]

  • TX Factor Episode 10

    The long-awaited TX Factor episode 10 is now live at txfactor.co.ukIt's out of this world - well, almost!Mike Marsh returns to his old school in Ottery St Mary, Devon to learn how science lessons have changed since he was a lad.Bob keeps his feet firmly on the ground at his native Cornwall to see […]

  • TX Factor Episode 8 is Here

    The long-awaited episode 8 of TX Factor is now available from www.txfactor.co.ukIt's the antidote to the UK's General Election coverage, featuring the man at the helm of the UK's PW Magazine, the family guys who run Icom UK, and two amateurs who help to keep BBC radio on the air.Why spend […]

  • TX Factor Episode 7 Is Here!

    Episode 7 in the TX Factor series is now live.In this long-awaited episode the team investigates the issues of recruiting young people to the hobby and visits a veteran amateur who's an inspiration to us all!We discover what the IOTA programme has to celebrate and test an innovative 2 metre antenna […]

  • TX Factor - Episode 6

    The sixth episode in the TX Factor series has been available since November 20th. The show reports from this year's Hamfest rally at the Newark Showground featuring the exhibitors and visitors and bringing a flavour of this amazing annual ham event to those who couldn't make it. There's also a […]

  • TX Factor Episode 4 is Live!

    The TX Factor team flies off to the Ham Radio Show at Friedrichshafen on the shores of beautiful Lake Constance, Germany.Bob and Mike report on ham radio technology old and new, including a look at the new System Fusion DR-1 144/430 Dual Band C4FM/FM Digital Repeater from Yaesu, and an amazing […]

  • TX Factor Episode 3 is Here!

    TX Factor episode 3 is now available to watch at the TX Factor web site.www.txfactor.co.ukBob and Mike assist Roger G4ROJ with his amazing kite aerials. Nick pays a visit to Ben Nock G4BXD at his Military Wireless Museum in Kidderminster and discovers Ben's impressive collection of war sets and spy […]