Category: Amateur Radio

New intermediate course at Telford

UPDATE 19 August 2018 Intermediate Course. The next Intermediate course will be on Saturdays 15th/22nd/29th September 0900 – 1630hrs. With the exam on Wednesday October 3rd at 1700hrs. Prospective candidates please call 01952 299677 (answer-phone) or e mail g3jkx603@gmail.com  

Telford Hamfest & G-QRP convention dates

Telford Hamfest at Enginuity Telford 2nd September and GQRP convention 1st September 2018

It’s Telford Hamfest time again – this year on Saturday 1st September 2018: G-QRP social and Buildathon at the Park Inn Hotel, Telford and Sunday 2nd September 2018: Telford HamFest at Enginuity, Coalbrookdale. Details on http://www.telfordhamfest.org.uk/ 

Intermediate course announced for July 2018

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3 consecutive Saturdays, 7th, 14th & 21st July, 0900 – 1630hrs each day. Venue: 12 Ullswater Close, Priorslee, Telford TF29RB Exam Wednesday 25th July @ 1730hrs. Venue: TDARS HQ. Applications for a place and further instructions on 01952 299677  

New Foundation course dates for 2018

Courses run on: Saturdays 20th & 27th Jan, 0900 to 1630 each day. Exam 1800 on Wednesday 31st Jan, Students MUST bring photo ID.   Call 01952 299677 for enrolment and more information

Martyn G3UKV’s 500th GB2CW transmission

The RSGB ran this news item (http://rsgb.org/main/blog/news/gb2rs/headlines/2017/10/20/500th-gb2cw-transmission-for-g3ukv/ ) “Martyn, G3UKV will be making his 500th GB2CW transmission this coming Thursday, 26 October 2017. He made his first transmission under GB2CW in February 2007, and comes on 80m on a frequency…

2017 Telford Hamfest speakers schedule

Sunday Sept 3 is also a chance to hear from 3 speakers at the Hamfest event: at 11:15 am  Dave Pick G3YXM. “21 years of LF: a potted history of UK Low Frequency operation.” at 12:15 pm Dom Baines M1KTA…

M0PLA’s SOTA activity 20th May

Paul’s SOTA activity for this weekend was north-east of Bala – here’s a link to his blog http://m0pla.blogspot.co.uk/2017/05/20th-may-2017-gwnw-039-sota-activation.html  

Paul M0PLA’s latest SOTA activity

Paul headed up above Llangollen for a couple of activations on Saturday GW/NW-043 Cyrn-y-Brain. 25th February 2017. http://m0pla.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/25th-february-2017-gwnw-043-sota.html GW/NW-042 Moel y Gamelin. 25th February 2017 http://m0pla.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/25th-february-2017-gwnw-042-sota.html

GB3TF repeater update

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News from Martyn G3UKV that the repeater is now working to repeat both FM and Fusion mode. The internet link is not switched back on yet – pending further fixes. (23/02/2017)