Club News

09/04/21

Introduction to our Online Full Licence Training Course

On Monday 9th April, we shall be holding a Zoom session to Introduce our Online Full Licence Training Course.

This is open to members and friends of Dragon ARC.

The session will be held on Zoom 7 for a 7:30pm start.

If you wish to join the course, please do contact the club secretary Simon MW0NWM

darc.secretary@gmx.co.uk 

31/03/21

Foundation and Full Training Courses this Spring!

Dragon ARC are proud to announce our online licence training for spring 2021!

Full Licence

Starts Monday 12th April and every Wednesday, starting 21st April.

Foundation Licence

Starts Friday 7th May.

For all details, take a look at the relevant 'Training' pages.

19/03/21

Club NETs Coming Soon!

The next three weeks are our regular club NETs:

Monday 22nd March

Monday 29th March

Monday 5th April (Easter Monday -  this is usually a club night, but we have decided to hold a NET Night)

7pm on Zoom

8pm 2 Metres FM

9pm 70cm FM via GB3AN repeater

Take a look at our 'Club NETs' page for more information and DO JOIN US!

10/03/21

Monday 15th March is Club Night

Monday 15th March is club night.

Club member Mark MW0RZS will talk to us about 'Getting the Most out of Your VHF / UHF Handheld'.

This should be an interesting talk for new and more experienced amateurs alike, so please do join us!

We shall be meeting on Zoom 7 for a 7:30pm start. Zoom link will be emailed to members and published on our Facebook group.

03/03/21

Monday 8th March is NET Night

Monday 8th March is our regular NET Night.

7pm on Zoom

8pm 2 Metres FM

9pm 70cm FM via GB3AN repeater

Take a look at our 'Club NETs' page for more information and DO JOIN US!

26/02/21

Monday 1st March is club night!

On Monday 1st March, Dragon ARC are pleased to welcome Andrew G0RVM, who is going to talk to us about The Magnetic Loop Antenna'. 

We shall be meeting on Zoom from 7pm for a 7:30pm start. The Zoom invite will be emailed to all club members and also posted in our Facebook group. If you would like to join us as a visitor, please email the club secretary at the email address found at the bottom of this page.

This should be an interesting evening, so please do your best to attend!

26/02/21

Announcing our Next Full Licence Training Course!

Dragon ARC are pleased to announce our next Full Licence Training Course! This will start on Monday 12th April 7 for 7:30pm start and the rest of the course will be held on a Wednesday evening starting at 7pm on Wednesday 21st April.

We make a small charge of £5 to help cover the cost of Zoom. All other information about the course can be found in our 'Training Courses' section of the website.

Full Licence | darc (dragonarc.org.uk)

If you wish to join the course, please email our secretary Simon Taylor at:  darc.secretary@gmx.co.uk

25/02/21

A Wide Variety of Talks Planned for 2021!

Whilst we are still meeting virtually on Zoom, Dragon ARC have planned a varied programme of talks and club NETs. The club programme for March until the end of July has been added to the website. Do take a look!

Club Calendar & Events | darc (dragonarc.org.uk)

News : 4th March 2018

Sent in by John GW3VVC

With reference to our Special Event at Waunfawr GB2VK for the 100th Anniversary of direct Radio Communications  between Australia and the UK , a copy of an article in "Morsum Magnificat, Christmas 1993" detailing the contacct between GB2VK Waunfawr, North Wales, and VK2WAH Wahroonga, NSW.

With acknowledgements to Morsum Magnificat ©Zyg Nilski, G3OKD

The MM magazine archive can be found at 

http://www.n7cfo.com/tgph/Dwnlds/mm/mm.htm

Past issues available (PDF) for download for non-commercial use.

News : 22nd January 2018

With reference to our Special Event at Waunfawr for International Marconi Day Saturday 21st April here is a link to a CADW document about WW1 military sites including the Marconi Station at Waunfawr.  Photograph and Maps included, interesting historical background to what is now a re-purposed site.

All enquiries  -  please contact our Secretary

Simon Taylor MW0NWM
Email  darc.secretary (at) gmx.co.uk

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