F/ M0IDF – Pegasus Bridge Portable Station – 75ème anniversaire du Débarquement

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F/ M0IDF – Pegasus Bridge Portable Station – 75ème anniversaire du Débarquement by David Coles M0IDF On arrival in Normandy after just a couple of hiccups from the newly restored 1942 Bedford on the way, I discovered we had an … Continue reading

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70 MHz cumulative contest #1

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This weekend members of LEFARS and SNBCG took part in the first 70 MHz contest of the year. As temperatures soared 18 C in February, we made the most of it with a weekend or radio. See the QSO map … Continue reading

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ARISS SSTV Activity

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This last weekend The International Space Station (ISS) was active transmitting a series of images via Slow Scan TV (SSTV) and a number of LEFARS members were active to receive and decoded the pictures. Piotre Niewiadomski (M0PGM) and Dave De La … Continue reading

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Ham Radio in the Holy Land:- Dave De La Haye, M0MBD Visits Israel

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  Amateur Radio in Israel. During a recent trip to Israel I could not resist the opportunity to do at least a bit of Ham Radio. After finding a group on Facebook called Israel Ham Radio, I left a message … Continue reading

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LEFARS News – 14th February 2019

LEFARS News – February/March  2019 Compiled by John Ray G8DZH [Updated 7th March] Dear LEFARS member, With winter well underway, the evenings beginning to get lighter, it’s time to look forward to getting outside and “playing” radio. January and February … Continue reading

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John Crabbe G3WFM – SK, 16th October 2018.

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I am deeply saddened to report on the passing of LEFARS honorary life member, John Crabbe G3WFM on 16th October 2018. Some of you will know that, when the RSGB were based in Potters Bar, John was the Society’s librarian, … Continue reading

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The 2018 August Bank Holiday Portable Extravaganza

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Following the LEFARS 2017 portable get together at the Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker hosted by the SNB Contest Group. LEFARS once again convened at the bunker for a fun filled weekend of operating and a Barbecue on the Saturday … Continue reading

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LEFARS and SNBCG Big Radio Weekend

I’ve added a report from the LEFARS and SNBCG Big Radio Weekend.  It was nice to see so many people chatting and playing some radio. LEFARS and SNBCG Big Radio Weekend

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ILLW Trinity Buoy Wharf activation GB0TBW August 2018

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The club activated GB0TBW from Trinity Buoy Wharf, London E14 as participants in the annual International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend event held this year on 18th/19th August. This was the six consecutive year of activation for Trinity Buoy Lighthouse (ILLW# : … Continue reading

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Operating the 432 MHz Low Power Contest from Dunstable Downs on Sunday August 5th.

As I was going to be in the St Albans area on Sunday morning and this coincided with the 432MHz Low Power contest I decided that a couple hours operating wouldn’t go amiss. This 4 hour contest is aimed at … Continue reading

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