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by seadog
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Mix and Match Covid Vaccination
Replies: 24
Views: 1007

Re: Mix and Match Covid Vaccination

This was part of a review of the academic papers published in The Lancet by the Oxford/AstraZeneca trial team. It also covered the December Pfizer publication. It showed what 90% efficacy means vs what people think it means. On October 21st, 2020, associate editor of the BMJ, Peter Doshi, wrote an i...
by seadog
Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Mix and Match Covid Vaccination
Replies: 24
Views: 1007

Re: Mix and Match Covid Vaccination

So the NYT, a comic, has been advised to change it's report on the British Governments intention to allow untested Mix and Match of the Covid vaccines. The guidance provided by the Goverment, published by Public Health England, as kindly pointed out by Arzosah, clearly states that this process is ac...
by seadog
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Medical and Healthcare
Topic: Mix and Match Covid Vaccination
Replies: 24
Views: 1007

Mix and Match Covid Vaccination

Apologies if this has already been covered, but I thought it was important that we are all aware of what our Government is planning. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/01/health/coronavirus-vaccines-britain.html is an article that shows concern regarding mixing vaccination types, which is totally untes...
by seadog
Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Ham Radio Foundation licence
Replies: 34
Views: 10181

Re: Ham Radio Foundation licence

Steve Hartley's email address is G0FUW@tiscali.co.uk give him a shout, tell him you're interested in the Distance learning Foundation course. Good luck!
by seadog
Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Ham Radio Foundation licence
Replies: 34
Views: 10181

Re: Ham Radio Foundation licence

I've passed both my Foundation and Intermediate license with the Bath Distance Learning. No fees, you don't have to join, the training is run by Steve Hartley, (really nice guy - he wrote the Foundation book and co wrote the Intermediate book) You dont have to live near Bath, the revision is done us...
by seadog
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: looking at the TYT UV8000E
Replies: 2
Views: 5151

Re: looking at the TYT UV8000E

I've been using the transciever for a few weeks now. I'm very impressed with them. They look and feel well made. Very easy to operate as compared to the Baofeng units, they have an extra knob that allows you to scroll through frequencies and options easily, very clear sound, and the display is large...
by seadog
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Getting your ham radio license
Replies: 17
Views: 15787

Re: Getting your ham radio license

Doing my Intermediate exam on the 17th, then same as Derry, have already enroled in the Bath Distance learning group.
Got the grey matter turning over again - been a while since I used it!
by seadog
Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Getting your ham radio license
Replies: 17
Views: 15787

Re: Getting your ham radio license

Just signed up to do the Advanced course with BADL , Bath distance learning, though got the Intermediate exam just after Christmas. Cannot recomend them enough, if you don't have a local club nearby, give them a try. Non profit club, and totaly focussed on getting new people on the air waves.
by seadog
Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: looking at the TYT UV8000E
Replies: 2
Views: 5151

looking at the TYT UV8000E

Hi guys, any one any experience with the TYT UV8000E? Thinking of buying a couple, advertised at 10watt o/p, but thats on the 400-520Mhz band, more like 8watts on the 136-174Mhz band. I already own some UV5R's , our favourite bidding site has these listed. If no one has any thoughts, I'll buy a pair...
by seadog
Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Getting your ham radio license
Replies: 17
Views: 15787

Re: Getting your ham radio license

Passed my Foundation license on wednesday! Start my Intermediate in a week or two!