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Programme 2019 

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Programme for 2019

eetings (ie entries in maroon) take place in the Boyce Building at the Aldershot Military Museum Queens Avenue, Aldershot, GU11 2LG Map 

Meetings start at 7:30 for 8:00pm unless otherwise stated


 FDRS Programme 2019

5 Jan 3.5MHz-7MHz CW AFS Contest 1300 - 1700 UTC Rules

9 Jan

Chairman's Address - Plans for the club in 2019
12 Jan  Club Open Day at the 2nd Frimley Scout Hut, using G2DX with the Scam mast and fan dipole
13 Jan 3.5MHz-7MHz AFS Datamodes Contest 1300-1700 UTC Rules
19 Jan 3.5MHz-7MHz SSB AFS Contest 1300 - 1700 UTC Rules
23 Jan Talk on Raynet

13 Feb

Natter night/demonstration of web SDR
27 Feb "Life from the other side" by Steve W6TAN / G0TAN
13 Mar Amateur radio satellites by David G0MRF
27 Mar VDSL2 (very high speed broadband) and QRM by Tony G2NF
10 Apr Natter night
24 Apr Amateur Radio in Scouting John M5ET 
8 May Surplus Equipment Sale
22 May Skittles Evening. Alley booked from 7:00pm for a 7:30 start at the Jolly Farmer, Blacknest, Nr Alton GU34 4QD Map
1-2 June Event: NFD and social  at clubs HF contesting site. Contest starts 1500 UTC (4pm clock time) on 1 June and ends 1500 UTC on 2 June Rules
12 June Discussion on the plans for our International Museums Weekend event at the Museum. Please bring along any radio related curios that you would like to share with us
15-16 June Special Event Station International Museums Weedend
26 June Talk by Kevin G7BCS
6-7 July Event: VHF NFD. Club HF contesting site. Directions are on the Members Forum. Non members please contact us for directions.   1400 UTC (3pm clock time) on 6 July and ends 1400 UTC on 7 July Rules
10 July Planning for Transmission by Trevor M0TDZ
13-14 July Foundation and Intermediate revision, practical and exams at the Frimley Scout Hut
24 July Electrical power safety and distribution Bill G8SUJ
14 Aug The role of wireless amateurs in WW1: Dr Elizabeth Bruton  Curator of Engineering and Technology at the Science Museum
28 Aug Drones by Adam Juniper
7-8 Sept Event: SSB Field Day at Club HF contesting site. Contest starts 1300UTC (2pm clock time) on 7 September and ends 1300 UTC on 8 September Rules
7 Sept Event: BBQ at Club HF contesting site
11 Sept Construction Contest
25 Sept An introduction to SDR Dongles Clive 2E0DSD
9 Oct Wood and Douglas History by Alan Wood
18, 19, 20 Oct Jamboree On The Air GB0GUN Bisley
23 Oct Amplification from DC up Bill G8SUJ
13 Nov Quiz with both amateur radio and general knowledge questions Carl M6LTG
27 Nov AGM
11 Dec Christmas Dinner
25 Dec No Meeting

Please come along  - You will receive a warm welcome


Committee Meetings

6 Feb, 3 Apr, 5 June, 7 Aug, 2 Oct & 4 Dec

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