Highfields Amateur Radio Club
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People have asked various questions about the site and in this area I hope to answer them.

Also on this page will be any awards the Club and/or website has won.

If you have a question about the design, writing, content or hosting of the site that is not answered here feel free to ask away at webmaster@highfields-arc.co.uk

Awards

Time Award
Time Award

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EEWeb Engineering Site of the Day:
9 May 2012

EEWeb is an internet-based electrical engineering community for hardware designers.


RSGB Region 7 Club of the Year 2009
RSGB

Regional Club of the Year 2009


Congratulations on a very impressive web-site. Your site has been added to W5WWW's Best of the Web WINNER'S LIST
W5WWW

Best of the Web
Bronze Web Site Award for Outstanding Web Site Design & Performance!
2010 Bronze Award from
Web Site Awards
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Apart from club members, who visits the site?

Quite literally thousands of people from around the world!
I stopped counting when I changed hosts in March 2011, the hit counter showed over 257,000 at the time.
man carrying a big question mark

Other Questions I've been asked.
Click on a question for the answer.
Questions are laid out with the newest at the top.




40.
Now you are using Windows 7, which doesn't always work with older software, what do you now use to make the site?

41.
Why have you added programming information for radios, many of which are not designed for the Amateur bands?

37.
How many clubs do you have listed?
&
Is that all the clubs in the UK?

38.
Why isn't (insert term here) listed in the Glossary?

39.
Why have you blocked the document I have linked to?
& follow up Qs & As.

34.
Will you be adding a "Manuals" section to the site?

35.
That's a great Batteries page, will you be adding camera batteries to it?

36.
Some questions about old and obsolete batteries.

31.
Will you be adding Mic Wirings for CB radios?
32.
How soon would you be able to put the site back up if the host server died?
33.
Why keep so many complete back-ups?
28.
Why so many microphone wiring schemes?
ALSO:
Why so many I've never heard of?
29.
The counter figures are, surely, skewed by the amount of visits you make to the site Brian?
30.
I've looked at other HAM sites and there's so much more on the Highfields site, not just loads of links. Why?
25.
The Battery Equivalents and Details pages look like they have had a lot of work put into them.
Was it really worth it?
26.
Why so much about
D-STAR recently?
The equipment is too expensive for me!
27.
Why have all your recent projects been Icom related?
22.
Why do you have details for
so many batteries?
23.
What's this ARISS you've been mentioning in the Activities section?
24.
How many actual battery equivalents have you got listed?
19.
Why do you move things around? Some of my bookmarks return the 404 Error page!
20.
I've found a link to a page that doesn't work. What should I do?
21.
Where have the Site Selector page and Screen Reader Site gone?
16.
Did you write the Guest Book code yourself?

17.
You said you had paid to have the adverts removed (and I'm glad that the pop ups have gone) but there are still adverts on the site. Why?
18.
I've noticed a few spelling mistakes, often just letters reversed. Do you spell check?
13.
Why do you only list 4 weeks of updates?
(Since Nov 2008 8 weeks)
14.
I've heard people thank you for the weekly email update. How do I get it?
15.
Where can I email you?
10.
Where do you get the
Innovators histories from?
11.
How long does it take to
write a page?
12.
Why have you put links to clubs that are not local?
7.
Some of your pictures
have the page background
showing through. How?
8.
Why 'hand code' when there are programs that will do it all for you?
9.
Why do you use old software to aid you?
4.
How did you make the
drop down menu?
5.
Do you do it all yourself?
6.
Where do you get the pictures from?

1.
How do you put it together?

2.
Why are there pop up adverts?
(Now Gone, 23 Sept 2007)

3.
Why are there two sites?
(Since Jan 2008 only 1 site)

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