Ross (GW3NWS) and John (GW8IQC) went to have a QSO with the late Steve Cole (GW4BLE) early in 2020.
We are taking part in the Cricket World Cup Marathon, activating GB19SG during most club evenings over the next couple of weeks. A mix of modes, operating FT8, SSB and RTTY from the club house. If you are not a club member, but would like to take part and have a full callsign, then contact … Read more
Steve, G4ZUL, recently contacted us and sent over some photos that he found dating back to 1985 field day. He was a member of the club from 1984 through to 1986.
Some time ago the club had a set of pin badges made. Julian (GW4JBQ) brought one in recently to show the newer members.
WE HAVE MOVED TO A THURSDAY !! Club night has moved from Friday to Thursday, from 7pm onwards. We look forward to seeing you there ! 73
Contesting, for some is like a drug and there can never be enough, for others it can be annoying when the bands fill up with 59 73. A top contester like our late Steve (GW4BLE) knew where to be at any given time enabling him to work those important multipliers. I looked at his CQ … Read more
A new newsletter rounding up what has been happening over the last few months has been published. Check it out over on the newsletter page…. Club News Letters
Ross (GW3NWS) recently found this picture, where the Mayor of Newport visited the old clubhouse at Brynglas House. Taken in 2011.
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 !
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