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Upcoming Event: Operating Away From Home

Upcoming Event: Operating Away From Home

| April 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our VARC April meeting on Tuesday will have a short session on the 2019-20 Club Committee plus a talk/discussion/brainstorm on ‘Operating Away from Home’. Peter Baker (G4HSO) says ‘I have tried and failed at operating locations worldwide (including /mm from the mid Atlantic), spent hours preparing but little success, however the occasional MAGIC success keeps […]

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Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society – Spring Junk Sale

Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society – Spring Junk Sale

| March 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society will be holding the Spring Junk Sale at their usual venue (the hall next door to the chip shop) on the 4th of April. Parking in front of the building and on the street, also in front. Doors open at 19:30 and the sale will start at 20:00.

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British Science Week at Sandringham School

British Science Week at Sandringham School

| March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Verulam Amateur Radio Club were proud to support Sandringham School in St Albans with their British Science Week (BSW) event on Tuesday the 12th March. Students built AM receiver kits and operated a radio station using the schools callsign of M0SCY. Here are some photos from the day. On the day, the school made several […]

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Amateur Radio in WW2

Amateur Radio in WW2

| July 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Stan Ames (G4OAV) gave a talk at the July meeting on the role of Amateur Radio in WW2. Stan explained, nothing public was known of radio intercepts and the role of Bletchley Park until an article appeared in May 1976, in the ‘Time Out’ magazine. The first time radio hams had even been involved was […]

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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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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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