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Programme for 2020

Meetings (ie entries in maroon) take place in the Boyce Building at the Aldershot Military Museum Queens Avenue, Aldershot, GU11 2LG 

Meetings start at 7:30 for 8:00pm unless otherwise stated
All meetings are suspended from 25 March of the duration of the epidemic. We are running virtual meetings for members for the duration of the epidemic. See details on home page 

Date

Meeting/Event

4 Jan

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

8 Jan

Chairman's meeting Kevin G7BCS

12 Jan

3.5MHz-7MHz AFS Datamodes Contest 1300-1700 UTC

18 Jan

Club Open Day at the 2nd Frimley Scout Hut, using G2DX with the Scam mast and fan dipole

18 Jan

3.5MHz-7MHz SSB AFS Contest 1300 - 1700 UTC

22 Jan

Ships and Trips Peter M0URL

5 Feb

Visit to Science Museum. If interested contact Andy G0SUM.

12 Feb

Building of DF Antennae Kevin G7BCS

26 Feb

Engine Testing at NGTE Norman Leversuch

11 Mar

Hunting down QRM Clive 2E0DSD

25 Mar

Experimental Members Online Meeting

8 Apr

Natter night (Members online meeting)

22 Apr

Quiz with both amateur radio and general knowledge Derek G3OFA (Members online meeting)

13 May

3D Printers show and Tell (Members online Meeting)

27 May

Marconi Films (Members Online Meeting)

5-7 June

Event: NFD and social at clubs HF contesting site. Contest starts 1500 UTC (4pm clock time) on 6 June and ends 1500 UTC on 7 June CANCELLED

10 June

Evening on the Air at Club HF contesting site. Directions are on the Members Forum. Non members please email us for directions. 7pm for 8pm until 10pm. (You can arrive anytime after 6pm) Organiser G1LKJ. CANCELLED Replaced with online meeting

24 June

Valve Amplification Bill G8SUJ (Members online meeting)

4-5 July

Event: VHF NFD. Club HF contesting site. Directions are on the Members Forum. Non members please contact us for directions. 1400 UTC (3pm clock time) on 4 July and ends 1400 UTC on 5 July. CANCELLED. 

8 July

Skittles Evening. 7:00pm for a 7:30 start at the Six Bells 55 Hale Rd, Farnham GU9 9QZ Map. CANCELLED. Replaced with online meeting.

? July

Foundation and Intermediate revision, practical and exams at the Frimley Scout Hut. CANCELLED

22 July

 Quiz  Brian G1FNS (Members online meeting)

12 Aug

VNAs Show and Tell (Members online meeting)

26 Aug

Computer Aided Design. Colin G8BCO. Postponed replaced by Home Brew Antennas show and tell. (Members on line meeting)

2 Sept

Special online meeting
Beyond Exams Keith Bird, G4JED
RSGB Region 10 Representative
Meeting starts at 7.30 with presentation starting at 8pm.

4-6 Sept

Event: SSB Field Day at Club HF contesting site. Contest starts 1300UTC (2pm clock time) on 5 September and ends 1300 UTC on 6 September Rules Cancelled

5 Sept

Event: Bring your own food BBQ at Club HF contesting site Cancelled

9 Sept

Construction Contest (Online)

23 Sept

The General Radio Company a brief summary: Steve M0JOU Posponed. Replaced by Beyond Exams Clive 2E0DSD (online)

14 Oct

Talk by Kevin G7BCS PCB Design and using the FT817 (online)

28 Oct

999 ‘Emergency!!!’ Public Safety Communications Past and Present Steve G3ZPS

11 Nov

Quiz with both amateur radio and general knowledge questions Carl M6LTG

25 Nov

AGM

9 Dec

Christmas Dinner

23 Dec

No Meeting

Please come along - You will receive a warm welcome
Committee Meetings
5 Feb, 1 Apr, 3 June, 5 Aug, 7 Oct

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