ISS Slow Scan TV transmissions

For those interested : Slow Scan TV from ISS 13th + 14th Feb’17 0925 through to 1800utc transmission on 145.800 Get your 2m rigs setup with MMSSTV for the day, and see what you receive. PD-180 sstv format by all accounts. Good luck !

A visit and a donation

We had a visit from a fellow amateur, Bryn N4VM, from over the pond in Columbia, Tennessee. He was visiting his sister who lives close to Newport and to sort out his late father’s radio equipment. We all had a nice chat that evening (13th Jan) about all aspects of radio and even venturing into, as … Read more

Christmas & New Year feast

An enjoyable evening had by all at the Toby Carvery here in Newport to celebrate Christmas and the New Year. We were accompanied by a group from the RSPCA and had a great evening. Way too much food but that is half the fun of it. Some of us had instruction from Ken, 2w1ado, the … Read more

GW4OGO UK/EI Contest Winner

Congratulations to Steve, GW4OGO, as he has been awarded a contest win for the low power ssb section of the recent UK/EI Contest SSB 2016. In Steve’s words, ‘This is a bit surreal !!  GW4BLE insisted I put an entry in !  Not sure how I came first !’ I think Steve OGO was just … Read more

Christmas Fun Night & Raffle

Well, at the last minute we decided to go ahead with the fun and refreshments night. The event had been cancelled do to the recent passing of Steve, GW4BLE, but a number of us thought he would have wanted it to go ahead. The raffle was due to take place anyway, so it seemed sensible … Read more

3D Printer Demo Night

Well, we all gathered at the club house around 7pm for the 3d demo evening. Dale (2W0ODS) had brought along his printerbot, and under my arm, a 30 inch screen to view the video I had produced for the club members to watch. We had some initial issues with the 3d printer, but Dale finally … Read more

Historic Photos

Ross (GW3NWS) found some historic photos related to the club. We managed to scan them in and re-colour them. A great set of historic photos showing some current members when they had a few less turns on the coil, and some that have passed on but are not forgotten.

Members only section

The website now has a ‘members only’ section. Use the register option on the menu bar, fill in your details (remember you password). You will then receive an email when you have been approved. After you have been approved you will be able to log in, and if you are a club member you will have … Read more

Club News Letters

We now have all the Club News Letters available on line. You can view all the club news letters HERE Thanks to Steve, GW4BLE, for producing these !