Thank you for accessing my web pages. First a short introduction.
I live in Bracknell, Berkshire, about 35 miles west of London and until retired I was a self employed TV and Video service engineer. I am also a radio amateur, callsign G3YMC, and have had an active interest in the hobby for 40 years. This site contains information on all of these activities as follows.
Although I have operated on most amateur radio bands up to 70cm, my main interests have always been 160m and hf cw operation. Some years ago I was active on the 136kHz band, and I have included a number of pages about my activities and general information on the band. I am no longer active there, and much if the information is somewhat dated, but kept for reference.
I was also sometimes active on the UK 5MHz experimental allocation, now part of our full licence. See my Fivemegs pages.
I was also active on the UK 501-504kHz experimental band. See my 500kHz pages.
My main amateur activities at present are on HF CW working QRP with an Elecraft K2 transceiver. See my QRP pages, which I hope will show you how easy it is to achieve excellent results in amateur radio with low power CW.
EMC problems for the amateur including powerline adaptors.
I am also a member of our local amateur radio club, Bracknell Amateur Radio Club. On our website you will find details of our current program and information about our activities. We are always pleased to see new members, whether local to the area or not.
Until retirement Dave Sergeant TV offered a competitive repair service for TVs, VCRs and various other items of consumer electronics. Also available: Television Magazine Index Program and various service information files for TV Trade users. Covers the former Television and Technology@Home magazines.
Website design for clubs, societies and small organisations.
BBC Basic for Windows by Richard Russell is an implementation of the original BBC Basic to run on Windows and offers many additional features including interfacing to the Windows API. I have included a number of utilities here as well as my Television Index program mentioned above.
I am an active member of Bracknell Methodist Church. For information on our Church and activities visit the church web site.
I enjoy walking and other outside activities. During 2019 I walked the London Loop.
Read about some of my trips here.
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