Ross (GW3NWS) and John (GW8IQC) went to have a QSO with the late Steve Cole (GW4BLE) early in 2020.
2020 has got off to a good start with the annual Christmas Party which was held this year at the “Old Barn Inn” Langstone. It was good to see the members again after the Christmas & New Year break especially Bob and Carol.
Well, after another great event the results are in for the RSGB SSB Field Day. We came 5th in our section, from 29 stations, and just 200 points behind 4th place. An amazing achievement considering we were operating from a new untested location. A field next to the River Monnow just outside the small village of … Read more
We will be operating GB0EUL from the East Usk Lighthouse on Saturday 17th August for the International Lighthouse and Lightship weekend. We are aiming to be on air from around 9am local onward, using 40m through to 10m, conditions permitting. Fingers crossed the wind doesn’t blow everything away ! Note: Unfortunately we will be unable … Read more
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.
Pubs and Clubs On The Air Operate some radio with a bar at arm’s reach. That sounds like a fantastic idea ! Newport Amateur Radio Society teamed up with Chepstow and District Amateur Radio Society to operate special call GB0CAC on Sunday 12th for PACOTA at the Chepstow Athletic Club. We were greeted with glorious … Read more
Some time ago the club had a set of pin badges made. Julian (GW4JBQ) brought one in recently to show the newer members.
GW8GT/P SSB RSGB Field Day Contest Newport Amateur Radio Society 1st/2nd September 2018 1300-1300 UTC Low Power Unassisted Portable We are again operating from the field next to the West Usk Lighthouse access road, Newport. We are planning to set up the masts sometime in the afternoon of Friday 31st. We will then arrive early … Read more
GB4EUL – East Usk Lighthouse, Newport LH number : UK0159 WAB : ST38 Locator : IO81mm WWFF : GWFF-0066 – Newport Wetlands NNR 3rd Full Weekend in August since 1998 00.01UTC 18 August to 2400UTC 19 August 2018 (48 hours) The month of August sees the international activity for lighthouses and lightships. Countries all over … Read more