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Mick Moffat (M0MMI) – Silent Key

Mick Moffat (M0MMI) – Silent Key

| May 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

All members of Verulam ARC were saddened to learn that one of its members, Mick Moffat (M0MMI) had died on the 26th May at the age of 73, after a battle with cancer. Mick was one of the club’s most respected members, a lovely person always happy to help others. He contributed greatly to many […]

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EME- One Hams Journey to the Moon and Back

EME- One Hams Journey to the Moon and Back

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

At Verulam ARC’s meeting in April, its Club Chairman Alex (M0UKR) gave a talk entitled ‘EME- One Hams Journey to the Moon and Back’. He explained his approach to his EME project and how he addressed the technical challenges of contacting other radio amateurs using ‘moon bounce’. With over 29 DXCC logged, including Japan, South […]

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Club Championship

Club Championship

| March 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Visit Contests Page Introduction The Club Championship is an RSGB run contest that operates for six months from February until July, with three contests each month covering SSB (voice), CW (morse) and Data modes. This is a contest where multiple operators can submit their entry on behalf of the club, and all their scores are […]

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New VARC Chairman/Understanding HF Propagation

New VARC Chairman/Understanding HF Propagation

| March 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

At Verulam ARC’s March meeting, the club’s new chairman,  Alex Rowley M0UKR (pictured), said he felt honoured to have been made chairman. In addressing the members he set out his personal objectives of further developing the club’s training and educational work, enhancing the facilities of the club’s operating cabin and fostering more social activities. This […]

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AGM Update

AGM Update

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

At Verulam ARC’s AGM in February 2017 it was all change for the club’s leadership. After three years sterling service, David Thomas (G4HHJ) handed over the chairmanship to Alex Rowley (M0UKR) and Greg Beacher (M0PPG) took over the post of club secretary from Peter Baker (G4HSO). Both David and Peter will remain as members of […]

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Sue Purchese Silent Key

Sue Purchese Silent Key

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Verulam Amateur Radio Club was saddened to hear that Sue Purchese has recently passed away.  Sue was the wife of Derek Purchese (G3LXP) (SK) who was one of the founding members of our club. The funeral will be on March 3rd, at 13.40 in Garston Crematorium.  Verulam Amateur Radio Club passes on their condolences to […]

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VARC End of Year Meeting

VARC End of Year Meeting

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

In December 2016, the club held its annual pre-Christmas meeting which took the form of a ‘Bring and Buy’ accompanied by a seasonal finger buffet. As part of the ‘Bring and Buy’ there was an auction of some of the smaller items donated to the club, by club member John Welsh (G0NVZ), shortly before he […]

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Everything you need to know as a New Amateur

Everything you need to know as a New Amateur

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

At the club meeting in July 2016, members were impressed, informed and entertained by a talk by club members Peter Neale (G3UHN) and John Lythgoe (G8CLY/5B4AAB) entitled ‘Everything you need to know as a New Amateur (that is not in the foundation licence course). The talk covered the use of test equipment both bought and […]

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GB2CW

GB2CW

| June 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Whilst a Morse qualification is not needed by the present day licence, amateurs are realising that they are missing out on a lot of fun and DX by not using Morse, not to mention the fact that they are limiting themselves to part of the total amateur bandwidth available.  Remember, CW is the easiest way […]

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John Welsh (G0NVZ) Awarded Honorary Membership

John Welsh (G0NVZ) Awarded Honorary Membership

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

At the AGM in February, our club Chairman David G4HHJ, announced that the club was granting John Welsh G0NVZ, honorary membership of the club in recognition of the outstanding service he has given the club over very many years. He said John had made a major contribution by writing articles for the club’s monthly newsletters […]

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