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Farnborough and District Radio Society
Programme 2017 

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Programme for 2017    

Meetings are held at the Farnborough Community Centre at 7:30 for 8:00pm unless otherwise stated
Note This list shows dates of all FDRS meetings.  Any left blank indicates the exact nature of the talk is to be arranged.

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8 Jan 3.5MHz-7MHz CW AFS Contest 1400 - 1800 UTC Rules

11 Jan

My trip to South Africa by Kevin G7BCS
14 Jan 3.5MHz-7MHz SSB AFS Contest 1400 - 1800 UTC Rules
25 Jan AGM

8 Feb

History of radio in the ATC by Malcolm Wood G7VRT
22 Feb Radio Fault finding\trouble shooting followed by Social evening
8 Mar RMS Republic and RMS Titanic by Tony Selman
22 Mar Bring your handheld we will check its frequency followed by Social evening
12 Apr Soldering practical. Kevin G7BCS
26 Apr Skittles Evening 6pm at the Jolly Farmer, Blacknest, Nr Alton GU34 4QD Map
10 May Talk / video on Radio-Quartz Xtal manufacture Derek G3HEJ
24 May RSGB Inspire - promoting Amateur Radio Michael G0POT
3-4 June Event: NFD and social  at clubs HF contesting site. Contest starts 1500 UTC on 3 June and ends 1500 UTC on 4 June Rules
14 June GEO (Group for Earth Observation) - Frank G7CND
28 June Evening on the air.  Club HF contesting site. Directions are on the Members Forum. Non members please email us for directions. 7.30pm for 8pm until 10pm. Organiser G1LKJ.
1 July- 2 July Event: VHF NFD. Club HF contesting site. Directions are on the Members Forum. Non members please email us for directions.   1400 UTC on 1 July and ends 1400 UTC on 2 July Rules
12 July Social meeting and demo of how to use the Farnham WebSDR
26 July National Coastwatch Institution - Colin Lewis
9 Aug Software Defined Radio Dongles etc. Neil G7PWA
23 Aug Social meeting
2-3 Sept Event: SSB Field Day at Club HF contesting site. Contest starts 1300UTC on 2 September and ends 1300 UTC on 3 September Rules
2 Sept Event: BBQ at Club HF contesting site
13 Sept Construction contest
27 Sept Bell Ringing John G0NOK
11 Oct Virtual Radar - Steve Coleman G4YFB
19 Oct Visit to Chilbolton Observatory Organised by G1LKJ (Fully booked)
20 - 22 Oct Jamboree On The Air GB0GUN Bisley
25 Oct  The Falklands and Amateur Radio - Roger G0SWC
8 Nov Millimetric Microwaves Chris, G0FDZ - a talk about the amateur bands from 24 GHz to 241 GHz. Chris will be bringing equipment along for all of these bands.
22 Nov AGM
13 Dec Christmas Dinner
27 Dec No Meeting

Please come along  - You will receive a warm welcome


Committee Meetings

1 Feb, 5 Apr,7 June, 2 Aug, 4 Oct & 6 Dec

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