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Farnborough and District Radio Society
Programme 2019 

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Programme for 2019
Note New Venue
Starting 9th Jan 2019 meetings will take place in the Boyce Building at the Aldershot Military Museum Queens Avenue, Aldershot, GU11 2LG Map 

Meetings start at 7:30 for 8:00pm unless otherwise stated
Note This list shows dates of all FDRS meetings.  Those left blank indicates the exact nature of the talk is to be arranged.
 "Events" listed are based on our participation in previous years and are liable to change. Please check near to the date of the event to confirm details.

 FDRS Programme 2019

5 Jan 3.5MHz-7MHz CW AFS Contest 1300 - 1700 UTC Rules

9 Jan

Chairman's Address - Plans for the club in 2019
12 Jan  Club Open Day at the 2nd Frimley Scout Hut, using G2DX with the Scam mast and fan dipole
13 Jan 3.5MHz-7MHz AFS Datamodes Contest 1300-1700 UTC Rules
19 Jan 3.5MHz-7MHz SSB AFS Contest 1300 - 1700 UTC Rules
23 Jan Talk on Raynet (subject to confirmation)

13 Feb

Bandwidth required for LTE and 5G.  Andy G8UUG
27 Feb Life from the other side. Steve G0TAN
13 Mar Amateur radio satellites by David G0MRF
27 Mar VDSL2 (very high speed broadband) and QRM by Tony G2NF
10 Apr The Chilton Ionosonde by Dr Ruth Bamford
24 Apr The role of wireless amateurs in WW1: Dr Elizabeth Bruton  Curator of Engineering and Technology at the Science Museum
8 May Skittles Evening
22 May Surplus Equipment Sale
1-2 June Event: NFD and social  at clubs HF contesting site. Contest starts 1500 UTC on 2 June and ends 1500 UTC on 3 June Rules
12 June Evening on the air.  Club HF contesting site. Directions are on the Members Forum. Non members please contact us for directions. 7pm for 8pm until 10pm. (You can arrive anytime after 6pm)  Organiser G1LKJ.
15-16 June Special Event Station International Museums Weedend?
26 June GB3FN 70cms local repeater by Dave G4EPX
6-7 July Event: VHF NFD. Club HF contesting site. Directions are on the Members Forum. Non members please contact us for directions.   1400 UTC on 6 July and ends 1400 UTC on 7 July Rules
10 July Planning for Transmission by Trevor M0TDZ
24 July TBA
14 Aug TBA
28 Aug TBA
7-8 Sept Event: SSB Field Day at Club HF contesting site. Contest starts 1300UTC on 7 September and ends 1300 UTC on 8 September Rules
7 Sept Event: BBQ at Club HF contesting site
11 Sept Construction Contest
25 Sept TBA
9 Oct Wood and Douglas History by Alan Wood
18, 19, 20 Oct Jamboree On The Air GB0GUN Bisley
23 Oct  TBA
13 Nov TBA
27 Nov AGM
11 Dec Christmas Dinner
25 Dec No Meeting

Please come along  - You will receive a warm welcome


Committee Meetings

6 Feb, 3 Apr, 5 June, 7 Aug, 2 Oct & 4 Dec

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