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.
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.
THE NEXT CLUB MEETING WILL BE
THE WINTER SNACK AND CHAT EVENING
If you are intending to visit the Club please contact us here mentioning the number guests you are inviting and any special dietary needs you or they might have.
8pm to 10pm Tuesday 17th of December 2019
THE NEXT CLUB EVENT WILL BE
THE HISTORY OF COMMUNICATIONS
charting communication from caveman to spaceman
at the Thameside Nature Park, Mucking, Essex
2pm to 4pm Saturday 7th of December 2019
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