Year: 2015

September 9th 2015 – Software Defined Radio

Come along for a discussion about the technology behind software defined radio, or how to turn your computer into a receiver with a cheap USB dongle!

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October 14 2015 – Getting Started in Amateur Television

Radio is a great hobby, so come along and learn to take it to the next level transmitting and receiving moving pictures.

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July 8th – Life at the BBC

For our July meeting, Tony Crake will be giving the second in his series of talks about the work of a radio amateur at the BBC. His talk last year was both interesting and entertaining and well worth coming along

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Commercial HF – Wednesday 10th June 2015

At our June meeting, Mike Gathergood will be talking about the commercial use of HF, and challenging the common perception that it’s only amateur users below 50MHz. The talk will cover who uses HF, capabilites of modern commercial HF equipment,

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August 12th – Club BBQ

We will be holding our annual club barbecue instead of our normal meeting place. Please note this will be at G3NCN’s location with M0HAK standing in as chef.   Keep an eye on the Yahoo Group closer to the time

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May 13th 2015 – Testing… Testing…

At our May meeting, Steve G4AUC will give a short introduction about test equipment that is suitable for the Radio Amateur. He will bring along some suitable test equipment that he has and will show how some of it can be used in

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March 2015 – Presentations

At the March meeting, we belatedly presented John G8PJC with the raffle prize from the AGM (my fault, I forgot it on the night!). Also, the committee were pleased to announce that Bill Guilfoyle G3UBC be granted a lifetime honorary

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April 8th 2015 – Amateur Radio at the Movies

On April 8th we will be inviting Paul G4DCV to speak to us on the subject of “Amateur Radio at the Movies”       Paul is a lecturer at Farnham University of Creative Arts, and a keen amateur radio

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March 2015 – HF Propagation video from Steve G0KYA

At the March meeting we showed a video from Steve G0KYA on the subject of HF propagation, which provoked some interesting discussion.  

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