We will be at Bowes Railway Museum on Saturday 16th June 2018 to participate in the Museums on the Air.
You can find out more by following this link; http://www.radio-amateur-events.org/IMW/
The Bowes Railway, built by George Stephenson in 1826, is the world’s only operational preserved standard gauge cable railway system, built to transport coal from pits in Durham to boats on the River Tyne.
Address: Springwell Rd, Gateshead NE9 7QJ
You can learn more about the railway here; http://bowesrailway.uk/
The Angel of the North annual radio rally will take place on Saturday 15th September 2018. Details are on our rally page.
Club Members are reminded that we don’t meet on Bank Holidays. We do have a new talk on 14th May. Check out the diary page for all our events.
David warming up the crowd for tonight’s club talk.
I have been asked to stop by the club this coming Monday to talk about the website.
There is already a planned talk that night so I will take just 15 minutes from 19:15 to discuss the recent website changes.
Amateur radio has its own day – 18th April 2018.
Before the web, the Internet and cellular communications there was wireless. Amateur radio allowed everyone in to worldwide communication. Today wireless is still important with wireless home routers, wireless data transfer and cell phones.
Amateur radio day celebrates the pioneers of radio.
Last year we did International Marconi Day from Blyth Battery.
The World War II bunker allowed the club to transmit most of the day from the Northumberland Coastline.
After we found the remote location at the end of a car park we set up an aerial.
Inside some construction was in order.
Working with members of the Tyneside Amateur Radio Club we ran a small station for most of the day on VHF and HF frequencies.
The ANARC website has been redesigned and refreshed. I am playing with the content right now but soon all the old stuff will be back along with the new stuff.