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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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LEFARS 33rd Foundation Licence course 23-24 January 2016

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From the keyboard of Marc G0TOC … [Latest update 9th February – three more callsigns added] Following this weekend’s course and practical assessments, on behalf of the Society, I would like to congratulate; Roy Badami M6GKZ, Dave Crook M6GKV, Geoff Eason … Continue reading

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Cray Valley RS Quiz 3rd December

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A visiting LEFARS quiz team, Peter G0IAP,  Chris G8OCV and George M1GEO,  made their way over to Eltham, London SE9 and the Cray Valley Radio Society (CVRS) to participate in their inter-club quiz on Thursday 3rd December 2015. CVRS, founded … Continue reading

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DMR radio – TYT MD-380 documentation for LEFARS members

Over the last few weeks there has been a lot of interest in DMR digital radio. The Tytera TYT MD-380 has helped with prices from £105 to £150 for a TDMA 1W/5W UHF transceiver.  a review of the MD-380 by … Continue reading

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LEFARS 32nd Foundation Licence course 19-20 September 2015

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From the keyboard of Marc G0TOC……. [last update 15th October –  more M6 callsigns added] Following this weekend’s course and practical assessments, on behalf of the Society, I would like to congratulate; Ciara Banks M6WSF, Martin Bauer, Carl Draper M6FUP, … Continue reading

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Ham Radio Show at Friedrichshafen, Germany Part 3

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As Richard G4DDP mentioned in Parts 1 and 2, Hamradio 2015 brings together many of the  EU dealers under one roof.  Effectively Hall A1 for new equipment. In addition to German dealers like WiMo and Difona there were several Italian … Continue reading

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LEFARS Field Weekend 2-3 August 2014

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The second summer Field weekend was held over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd August at the Rainbow & Dove, Hastingwood in Essex. Close to the Harlow conurbation  and the M11 J7  junction, it is a haven of peace if … Continue reading

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LEFARS Field Weekend 19-20 July 2014

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The first (of two) LEFARS Field Weekends for 2014 was held on 19th/20th July at Aylmers Farm, Old Harlow.  Home to John G0PTG and Audrey Mattison.  It was a chance to relax in a field in the Essex countryside, play … Continue reading

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LEFARS 20th Intermediate Assessment and Exam – 1st March 2014

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The first Intermediate assessment of 2014 was held on 1st March  at our All Saints venue and attended by seven candidates, six of whom went on to sit the Intermediate exam. This was the 20th Intermediate assessment run by LEFARS. Although … Continue reading

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2014 Canvey Rally visit

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For me the Canvey Rally is a chance to meet up with a lot of LEFARS members and other Essex amateurs along with an opportunity to stock up on odds-n-ends to replace the ones lost or misplaced from previous visits. … Continue reading

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