TX Factor

Episode 15

Bob gives an overview of the RS-BA1 remote control software for the Icom IC-7300. We meet two youngsters with a passion for amateur radio. And Mike and Bob head off to Bristol and spend a day with some very enthusiastic members of the British Amateur Television Club to learn all about digital amateur television. If you want to follow the RS-BA1 installation process more deeply click here to see the full version of Bob’s item which is sponsored by Icom UK

What’s On telly? - TX date 17th March 2017

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Show Notes for Episode 15 (TXF015)

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The RSGB Youth Committee

To find out more about the work of the RSGB Youth Committee visit their page at the RSGB website


Youngsters On The Air

The RSGB is proud to be hosting YOTA 2017 an event in which 80 young people under the age of 26 from all over IARU Region 1 and Japan will be representing their national societies to take part in a mixture of amateur radio and intercultural activities.

Find out more or become a supporter at:


Follow in Lauren’s Footsteps

If you would like to head for the high ground like Lauren M6HLR then check out these two energetic and fun amateur radio award schemes:

Summits On The Air  sota.org.uk

Wainwrights On The Air wota.org.uk

British Amateur Television Club

The BATC was founded in 1949 to promote the hobby of Amateur Television. If after watching our feature you’re inspired to get in the picture, check out the excellent BATC site which offers news, help, guidance, forums and even live streams from ATV repeaters.


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