Cricket World Cup

SKARS are pleased to announce that it was the first club to have been allocated a CWC callsign – GB19TB (Trent Bridge) which will coincide with the Test Match there on 6 June. SKARS will activate the callsign from 10am to 10pm on HF, using SSB, CW and FT8 modes.

Trent Bridge ODI

Just look at that Quad Antenna!

2019 Committee

The current committee members were voted in at the EGM on 5 April 2019:

Chair: Steve Marsh, 2E0WCG
Vice Chair: Stewart Mason, M0SDM
Club Secretary: Brian Hiley, M0YBX
Club Treasurer: Steve Marsh, 2E0WCG
Exam Secretary, Alan Morris, G4ENS

2019 Calendar

The Calendar has now been updated with activities for the rest of 2019.

Meetings will be on 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, between 7:30 and 9:30.

·         1st Friday meetings will be social events where members can have a general chat, use the club radio and bring their own kit / questions for others to help with or to tell us about.

·         3rd Friday meetings will be talks on a variety of topics and the calendar will cover the next 6 months. Doors open at 7:30 for talk to commence at 8pm.

18 January Zello and Network Radio Sean Burton 2E0ENN
15 February CW Brian Hiley M0YBX
15 March CB Radio Richard Shireby G0OJF
19 April Grounds and RF Earthing Stewart Mason M0SDM
17 May Recapping a Radiogram GB19TB preparation Richard Shireby G0OJF and Richard Chappell M7CHP
21 June First Aid Konrad Emery-Ford M0KVF
19 July CTCSS Richard Shireby G0OJF
20 September Building U/VHF Antennas Martin Yallop G4YNT
15 November Modelling Antennas (or Aug) Brian Hiley M0YBX
20 December Christmas Party Steve Marsh 2E0WCG

Activity Events
6 June Cricket World Cup GB19TB Brian Hiley M0YBX
Sept Field Day
Mid Oct JOTA Stewart Mason M0SDM