Some photos from Churches on the Air 2017 courtesy of David G8VPS From the left Alan, Antony and Dan Advertisements
I have been informed by BRATS that they have had to find an alternative venue at the last minute for Rainham Radio Rally due to a double booking. It is now at the Victory Academy still 10:00 am Sunday 26th February 2017. See map below.
BSARS is pleased to announce that we’ll be running another Foundation Licence training weekend 4th & 5th February 2017. Interested? Contact us here
It was good to see so many club members on Saturday for the annual “bring some nibbles” get together at the shack. No contact reports this time as it was a social rather than an operating day.
Antony and Tony worked a good number of stations yesterday including A61HA in Abu Dhabi, 7Z1RR in Jeddah, TC17TRC, commemorating the earthquake in Duzce, Turkey 17 years ago and R26MDXC a special event station for the Miller DX Club of Millervo, Russia for which a diploma will be given to amateur stations achieving 6 contacts…
Congratulations to Bob M6HXN and Paul M6HXG on getting their new callsigns. BSARS wishes them all the best in the hobby and looks forward to them proceeding on to their Intermediate licences. Hope to hear them both on the air very soon.
We have been sent a list of equipment for sale from the late Tim G8VGU’s estate by Fraser G8FEZ. Please contact Fraser directly if you are interested in any of the items. His phone no and email are on the list which may be viewed here.
Antony G4CUS reports that conditions on 20m today at the shack were somewhat better and he had contacts with 2 Algerian, 1 Turkish, 1 Asiatic Russian, 1 Cypriot, 1 Canadian in Newfoundland and 2 USA stations. He also heard some strong VK (Australian) stations and 1 from Vietnam but in those cases they QSY’ed off…