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Please note that club meetings will now be 6pm - 9pm

The Exeter radio & Electronic Rally will be held at America Hall, De la Rue Way, Pinhoe, Exeter EX4 8PW. The doors will open at 10.30am (10.15 for disabled visitors). Admission is £2.00 (under 16ís free)
There will be trade stands, Bring and Buy (book in from 10.15am), and catering will be available.

Club meeting dates in 2020:

26th Feb         Giles M7MTG: "How I became interested in Amateur Radio"

1st March         Radio Rally

11th March         Giles M7MTG: Aircraft Crash Investigation

25th March        Club AGM

8th April        Club 100th birthday planning meet

22nd April        Project advice

13th May        Raynet training / introduction

27th May        The Raspberry Pi

10th June        Repeater tutorial / bring cake for Slades Birthday

24th June        SDR - Part 2

8th July        "Digi" night

22nd July        CPR/Defib training - come along and savalife!

12th August        RSGB contests / AFS

26th August        HF Night/p>

9th September        Internet Of Things

23rd September        Happy 100th birthday !!!

14th October        Aircraft radio

28th October        Satellite working

11th November        "Bring in something interesting" night

25th November        2021 planning

9th December        Christmas party / Film night

What was on in: - 2019 - 2018 - 2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010

What's been happening this year

4th January Raynet operators from the club once again attended the Fingle Bridge motor event, providing radio commuications for the event stewards. This annual event consisted of 3 separate hill climbs involving about 200 motorcycles & vintage cars.
Some years ago this event sadly suffered a fatality on one of the hill climbs. Emergency services could not be contacted quickly enough using conventional communication systems, mainly because of the terrain.
The Raynet team setup comms. using mainly VHF with VHF/UHF crossband repeaters.

22nd January The club welcomed two newcomers, Colin and Eric. Colin is already licensed (G0ODL ?), but Eric has joined to learn how to become a radio operator, and train and take the foundation exam later this year. Wes 2E0WZR, Jordan 2E0WLQ and Rob 2E0UJM will be working towards gaining the full license, and Giles M7MTG will be working towards his Intermediate.
Other topics discussed included preperation for the Raynet event (Vintage cars) at Exbridge.
Pete G3ZVI showed us a homebrew headset (An Xbox boom mic with earphone) and remote (footswitch) PTT for his handheld devices.
We also welcomed back long time member Bas G0FGE, who had taken time out preparing for his dream job.....Retirement.

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