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Programme for 2024

Meetings (ie entries in maroon) take place in the Boyce Building at the Aldershot Military Museum Queens Avenue, Aldershot, GU11 2LG.
Meetings start at 7:30 for 8:00pm unless otherwise stated

Date

Meeting/Event

10 Jan

Chairman’s Meeting. Kevin G7BCS

24 Jan

Social. Talk about your radio related Christmas presents

 9 Feb

GDRS Quiz at Guildford starting at 2000hrs. If you would like to join the FDRS team please contact Bernie M0IYM for details. Note - This is on a Friday

14 Feb

Natter night at the club.

28 Feb

Test Equipment Evening

13 Mar

SMD Demonstration Nick (SWL)

27 Mar

Donkey Derby\Guns and Drums Preparation.

10 Apr

SAQ Workshop Mel M0JMR

20 Apr

Guns and Drums event at the Museum Note - This is on a Saturday

24 Apr

Retro Computer night. Bring along your old computers.

 8 May

We welcome GDRS members for a joint evening. Including a short overview of the digital repeater GB7NH presented by Gary M6KVK

22 May

Games Evening

27 May

Donkey Derby

31May-2Jun

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

Evening on the Air. Bring along you equipment and aerials.  Operate outside or in our meeting room if the weather is inclement. Normal club hours

26 June

Samuel Cody by his Grandson Peter Cody. Wives/other halves particularly welcome at this meeting.

5July-7July

Event: VHF NFD. Club HF contesting site. Directions are on the Members Forum. Non members please contact us for directions. Contest starts 1400 UTC (3pm clock time) on 6 July and ends 1400 UTC on 7 July Rules

10 July

Fusion, Wires X and Demonstration of GB7NH repeater by Yaesu representatives and Richard G1GRD

24 July

Friedrichshafen Amateur Radio Exhibition and restoring antenna rotators Kevin G7BCS

14  Aug

TBA

28  Aug

TBA

6-8 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: Self Sufficient BBQ/picnic at Club's HF contesting site

11 Sept

Construction Contest

25 Sept

TBA

 9  Oct

Microwave Technology and Cruise Control by Mike Sisson

23 Oct

Used Equipment Sale

13 Nov

SDR's - Karl of Yaesu and Richard G1RGD

27 Nov

AGM

11 Dec

Christmas Dinner 7.30pm to be booked at the Crabtree 220 Frimley Road, Camberley, Surrey, UK, GU15 2QJ ???

25 Dec

No Meeting

Please come along - You will receive a warm welcome
Committee Meetings
21 Feb, 17 April, 19 June, 21 Aug, 16 Oct

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