Introduction


Welcome to my amateur radio propagation and information website. I hold a full amateur radio licence here in England and my call signs are M0UAT and G7FUV.
My main radio interest is propagation and I have recently written an article on VHF/UHF propagation for the Cray Valley RS online monthy QUA publication.
QTH is a small village called Farningham, Kent, England 30km south-east of London. Farningham nestles on the old London to Folkestone road astride the river Darent about 15 km north of Sevenoaks, 8 km south of Dartford and 30 minutes from London and has a population of about 1,250 people and is a Conservation Area and includes many notable buildings & historic sites.
I am a member of the Cray Valley Radio Society which is based in south-east London the clubs site is CVRS

Operating

I am currently operating on HF 40m, 30m, 20m, WARC and 10m, and VHF/UHF 2m and 70cm bands using FM, SSB and Digital modes.
My antennas are Jaybeam 5 element Yagi for 2m, Tonna 9 element Yagi for 70cm (30m ASL) on top of a 12m fiberglass pole I also have an inverted 'V' doublet dipole for the HF bands.

Radio

Yaesu FT-857D radio and a BITX20A - 20m SSB Transceiver.
I previously held the callsigns M3ZBQ and 2E0IAG.
My location is to the north of the North Downs in the Darent Valley, good take off for VHF/UHF to the north into Essex and Suffolk but poor to the south and east.
Other Interest - Cycling in the countryside.