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Weekly Bulletin – December 16 2019


Last Tuesday was a Tea and Chat night. Work continued in the shack to install the new Tambour Doors and they are now functional but not yet lockable. Bryan, G0SIU will be bringing his router to the next meeting to rout a groove for the lock plate and Graham and Roger should be fitting the pelmet and doing some partition work. It’s really good progress as observed by those who left their seats last week to pass through the Shack for a quick look.

Tomorrow (Tuesday 17th) is the Christmas Party at Casa Ciro. Please bring any donations of raffle prizes to the restaurant on the night. No club meeting at TS Vanguard.

There will be a Christmas Eve net run by Phil, G4UDU at 9.30pm on 80 metres – 3.712MHz +- QRM.
There will also be a Christmas Day 2 metre between 11.00am and 12.00pm on S21 – 145.525MHz


  • Christmas Party – 17th December – 7.00pm-10.00pm – Casa Ciro Restaurant – Note: TS Vanguard will be closed.
  • NO MEETING – 24th December – TS Vanguard will be closed.
  • NO MEETING – 31st December – TS Vanguard will be closed.

For further information as it occurs, please visit the WADARC website:


Monday – 2 metres 145.425 MHz, FM, 7.30pm (local)

Thursday – 40 metres 7.106 MHz +- QRM, SSB, 11.00am (local)

Saturday – 70cms on GB3WO, 7.00pm (local)

Sunday – 80 metres 3.712 MHz +- QRM, SSB, 7.30am – 8.00am (local)


Local, national and some international rallies can be found by visiting this excellent website:


2019 edition published –


HF and VHF

RSGB propagation information can be found by following this link:



GB3WSX – IO80QW – 70.007 MHz

GB3BAA – IO91PS – 70.016 MHz

F1ZXK – JN18KF – 144.438 MHz

F5ZSF – IN88GS – 144.409 MHz

GB3VHF – JO01EH – 144.430 MHz

ON0VHF – JO20HP – 144.418 MHz


F5XBA – JN18KF – 432.830 MHz

GB3UHF – JO01EH – 432.430 MHz

ON0UHF – JO20ET – 432.567 MHz



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Despite a bit of a cold (gone now) I hope to see many of you at tomorrow night’s Christmas Party. Happy Christmas to all Club Members.


Alan. G4GNX