RADIO TEST NIGHT – This Friday 22/3/2013

This Friday night John MM0JXI will be running his annual radio test night. It is a great opportunity to get your radio tested using sophisticated teast equipment. Over the years John has discovered a few faulty radio’s so proves the worth of the evening.

If you are bringing equipment remember Microphones, Power Leads or whatever else your equipment requires.

We are in the Cockenzie Resource Centre (Community Centre), Resources Room 1 from 19:30 to 21:30
Cost £2 per head to cover the room hire for the evening.

Looking forward to seeing you all on Friday.

Morse Code is alive and well

The Late Jim Barlow G3VOU, GM2T CW maestro being interviewed about morse code

March Newsletter

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Pat Hawker G3VA Silent Key

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Radio amateurs around the world will be saddened to learn of the death of Pat Hawker MBE, G3VA, on 21 February 2013. He was 90 years old.

Pat was first licensed in 1936 as 2BUH, becoming G3VA in 1938. He was a Secret Listener during WWII and a Technical Information Officer with the IBA after the war.

He was best known in Amateur Radio circles for hisRadCom series and books Technical Topics.Amateur radio has lost one of its legends

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CLUB NIGHT – This Friday 1st March

REMEMBER it is club night on
Friday 1st March

At the usual place. It is the Third of 2013 so let’s make this another bumper club attendance. It will be fantastic to see you all, regulars, new faces and those who have not been for a while, at club night and show that you are still supporting our great club ……

Thorntree INN, (Lounge Bar), High Street, Cockenzie, Port Seton.

From 19:00 till late……………….

 

PW QRP Certificate

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Congratulations to Robin MM0VTV, Cambell MM0DXC and Bob GM4UYZ for being the leading Scottish station in the 2012 PW QRP Contest