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LEFARS February 2016 newsletter now online

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The February 2016 LEFARS newsletter is available to download at http://lefars.org.uk/lefars_website/welcome/LEFARS_Newsletter_latest.pdf

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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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1940’s themed weekend (VE Celebration) at the Royal Gunpowder Mills

The club will be operating GB2RGM, from the Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey (RGM) over the May Bank holiday weekend of the 3 – 5 May for the  VE Celebration . We will also be showing our collection of equipment of … Continue reading

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Visit from RSGB Chairman of the Board on 7th March

Club meeting 7th March Graham Murchie G4FSG Chairman of the Board at the RSGB will be visiting the club on Friday 7th March to give a talk and answer any questions Your chance to see where the RSGB and amateur … Continue reading

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Items wanted for LEFARS exhibition

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LEFARS EXHIBITION Looking for a small CB mobile. It doesn’t need to be working as long as it looks complete and ok. This is needed to complete display of 1980’s equipment Also looking for example of PYE PF1 tx/rx (example … Continue reading

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LEFARS 27th Foundation Licence course 25-26 January

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The LEFARS 27th Foundation Licence Course held over the weekend consisted of 9 candidates with one candidate for the assessments and exam only. After a long weekend, the ten candidates who took the examination all successfully passed the course. Marks … Continue reading

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ILLW 2013 – GB0TBW Trinity Buoy Wharf 17-18 August 2013

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LEFARS activated GB0TBW from Trinity Buoy Wharf this weekend, 17th/18th August as participants for the first time in the International Lighthouse / Lightship Weekend. WAB: TQ38 MH Loc: JO01AM ILLW: UK0030 On Saturday 95 stations were worked on HF (40m SSB) including 15 ILLW stations. The … Continue reading

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