Resources / Retailers
This page contains links to various Amateur Radio retailers. Please contact the author, David Ferrington, M0XDF, if you find any problems with links, wish to add move links or change content.
UK Comercial Retailers (non-specialist)
|ML & S Martin Lynch & Son||Shop is in Stains, Martin is a Ham and DX’er. They also run Radio courses. |
Yaesu main dealer. Messi & Paoloni (Ultraflex coax) main dealer.
|Waters & Stanton||Major UK dealer, seem fair, claim to be “Europe’s Ham Store”.|
Elecraft UK dealer
|Moonraker||AnyTone dealer (perhaps the only one).|
Author and other BARC members are not keen.
|Nevada Radio – PL259||Good for PL259 etc. Walters & Stanton, InnoVantennas and Trident are part of this group.|
|W.H. Westlake Electronics||Very good, one-man-band type shop for cables and connectors. Owner is a good guy, doesn’t rip you off and has a lot of knowledge on his stock, very good connectors etc. Catalogue is really just a list, but he has a lot. You can purchase by supplying you item list in PayPal comments. Look at the sub-menu on the RHS, click Price Lists to see stock.|
He has an eBay shop (8352williamw), but doesn’t appear to have any items for sale there.
Also has a cable loss calculator.
|The DX Shop||Antennas, Linear Amplifiers, Coaxial Cables, Connectors, Valves and Accessories. Coax relays, masthead pre-amps.|
|Rocket Radio||Mostly some unknown handhelds, lots of antenna types, looks at bit Prepper!|
|ESR Electronic Components Ltd||Many electronic components, educational and Maker kits etc.|
|Snowdonia Radio Company||Have stealth Flag-Pole multi-band antennas.|
Lease Snowdonia holiday cottages too!
|Rapid||Rapid are a bit like Farnell, but can be cheaper, i.e. Rotator cable|
UK Specialist / Individual Suppliers
|LinearAmp||Manufactures of Linear Power Amps – very good, purchase from The DX Shop|
|QSL Cards||All manor of printed QSL cards.|
|RFID||RFID Equipment – RFID Tags, Readers, Antennas, Software from therfidshop.com”|
|PELI||Specialist Waterprofof cases|
|MOCAP||Manufacturer of Quality Plastic and Rubber Products|
|Torberry Connectors||Many different types of power connectors etc. Especially Anderson Power Poles and 12v Batteries etc.|
|Wires||Many different wires and cables, including a handy AWG – SWG conversion table at https://www.wires.co.uk/acatalog/data-awg.html|
|RFcandy Shop||Lots of kits and components.|
|Diode Communications||PL259 for 7mm coax|
|RF Parts Company||In the US, $ prices|
|Aerial-Parts of Colchester||Lots of fittings etc. for making antennas, this includes aluminium etc.|
|Crimp Terminals||Probably the UK’s largest stockiest of crimp terminals|
|SotaBeams||All manor of kit for portable operations.|
And a few other interesting products:
BNC to twisted pair adapters (good for temp dipole)
RG174 BNC Crimp Sockets
|FLA||Steelwork specialists supplying the telecommunications and industrial sectors.|
|AF4K Crystals||Crystals for Hams & Hobbyists|