Last Chance To Beat The Vat Rise   January 24th, 2011

There are just 7 days left to take advantage of the Waters & Stanton ‘BEAT THE VAT INCREASE’ offer.

We will be implementing the new 20% VAT rate on the 1st February along with some unavoidable price increases on some japanese products, due to manufacturing costs and the poor exchange rate.

So if you’ve been thinking of placing an order, now is the time to do it!

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Kenwood TS-590S Firmware Update   January 20th, 2011

Attention TS-590S Owners!


There is now a new version of the TS-590S firmware, this is V1.02 and addresses an issue with having antennas connected to both antenna ports.

It is very simple to do just click here and download the firmware update, full instructions are included. It is recommended that the update is done via the RS-232 com port.

If you have a TS-590S currently on back order with us your rig will already have the new firmware installed, so no need to worry!

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NEW! YouKits HF Transceivers   January 20th, 2011

Waters & Stanton have been appointed sole distributors of the first of these new HF transceivers from China.

The HB-1A-MK3 transceivers offers 2 band coverage with up to 5 Watts output. It includes a digital display, built-in CW keyer with auto CQ and switched bandwidth filters. Designed very much with the portable QRP operator in mind, it can be run from internal cells or external 12v system. There are two models available, the HB-1A-MK3-40-20 which offers 40m & 20m and the HB-1A-MK3-30-20 which offers 30m & 20m.

This radio is sold in the USA under the TenTec banner. The China factory has now appointed Waters & Stanton as their exclusive UK distributor and this radio will be the first of a range of HF models. Look out for the new 6-band HF rig SSB and CW!

To find out more about these radios which will be arriving soon click here

FLEX-1500 Back In Stock!   January 19th, 2011

The Fantastic Flex-1500 SDR transceiver is back in stock now. What else gives you so much for so little? 160-6m all mode transceiver with 5 Watts of clean RF power, USB connection, and selectivity to 25Hz! All for just £599.95

And don’t forget the rest of the amazing FlexRadio range, the mighty Flex-5000 ~ the most advanced transceiver built by flexradio and the 100W Flex-3000 ~ little bigger than a laptop and with a built in ATU!

FlexRadio Systems software defined radios really are the cutting edge of Ham Radio and so simple to install & get going! Just slip in the PC Windows software disc provided, connect your FlexRadio via USB or Firewire and follow the instructions and you will enter the world of SDR!

Just click here to begin a new adventure!

W&S January Sale!   January 19th, 2011

Make sure you don’t miss out on the Waters & Stanton Christmas Sale. For the duration of January we are having a sale with some fantastic bargains on offer including;

Cushcraft MA-160V 160m Vertical Antenna £100 Off!

Optoelectronics M1 Frequency Counter £60 Off!

Heil GM-V Goldline Hand Mic £50 Off!

Kantronics KAM-98 Data Controller £250 Off!

These fanatastic offers and more are available here and keep checking as we will add more products!