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THURROCK ACORNS AMATEUR RADIO CLUB

A small, welcoming amateur radio club based in Grays (Essex, England) close to the town centre. Primarily created for the local Amateur Radio community the Club welcomes anyone interested in any of the many aspects of Amateur Radio.

Please feel free to come to a meeting on the third Tuesday of the month, or contact us here.

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THURROCK TRAINING TEAM

The Thurrock Training Team consists of a small group of enthusiastic licensed Radio Amateurs dedicated to encouraging more people of all ages into The Hobby.

If you are interested in being trained for or require more information about any of the three licence levels (Foundation, Intermediate and Full) please contact us here.

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OUR NEXT MEETING WILL BE
ANTENNAS by Eddie GØBKL

a follow-up to his talk “Antenna Modelling and Testing”

8pm to 10pm Tuesday 19th of November 2019

OUR NEXT EVENT WILL BE
AN ESSEX 2M ACTIVITY AFTERNOON

the 10th in our popular 2 metre afternoon events

Saturday 16th of November 2019

Essex 2 Metre Activity Afternoon Guide
(subject to change)
13:00 – 17:00    Essex CW Club GX1FCW/P (weather permitting)
13:00 – 13.30    FM Voice 13:30 – 14:00    GB3DA (duplex)
14:00 – 14:30    SSB Voice 14:30 – 15:00    Data
15:00 – 15:30    FM Voice 15:30 – 16:00    SSTV
16:00 – 16:30    SSB Voice 16:30 – 17:00    FM Voice

 

Acorns Meeting October 2019

Four Parts to One Meeting

The Acorns’ October meeting was a very useful exercise in sharing expertise.

Firstly, there was a demo of two useful gadgets for measuring SWR on a hand-held transceiver and checking the frequency it was transmitting on. Secondly, two products of 3-D printing were on display – a straight key and an iambic Morse code key (photo). Thirdly, a table top sale with an explanation of what the various items were for. Finally, a convivial social gathering helping each other with advice and expertise. More photos…

Article by Nick G4HCK (Chair), Photo by Nigel MØICH

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