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Youngsters On The Air

Youngsters On The Air

| December 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Youngsters on the Air is a yearly event arranged between IARU Region 1 and the RSGB.  This is the fourth year it has been supported by the RSGB and it encourages young people to experience the excitement of amateur radio.

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August Fox Hunt

August Fox Hunt

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

In August the club held a ‘Fox Hunt’.  Seven teams gathered at the start point, displaying a wide range of designs of hand held antennas for use on the VHF (2 metre) Band. Each team was given a sealed envelope with details of the Fox’s location before setting off by car. The Fox made a […]

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Sandringham School Buildathon

Sandringham School Buildathon

| January 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Helping feed youngsters into the magic of radio and electronics, VARC today supported a buildathon at Sandridge School, St Albans. This is part of the build up to the first UK school contact with Tim Peake on the ISS.

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Tim Peake and the International Space Station

Tim Peake and the International Space Station

| December 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The club is working with Sandringham School, St Albans, over its expected contact with Tim Peake, now aboard the International Space Station. A large part of Tim’s time on the ISS is being devoted to Educational Outreach.

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Club BBQ and 50MHz Contest

Club BBQ and 50MHz Contest

| July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Members of the Club held a BBQ prior to the 50MHz contest on 20/21 June. The opportunity was taken for the old hands at contesting to introduce the club’s new members to the joys and challenges of such events.  Pictured on the right is Marcus 2E0KIR, supporting John M6FJI. For both events, the club used […]

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Sandridge 900+ Event

Sandridge 900+ Event

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

On the 21st June 2014 Verulam Amateur Radio Club set up a station at the mid-summer Gala held as part of the Sandridge 900+ celebrations. This was to mark the contributions made by Radio Amateurs at the nearby Woodstock Hill intercept station which operated during the second world war.

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