Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society
    Affiliated to the RSGB
Callsigns used include: G0MWT, GX0MWT, GB75CH, GB100MWT & M2T
RSGB Kenwood Trophy for Training 2007 and Club of the Year 2009.
Awarded Lottery Grant by Awards for All, November 2008.

  Supporter of YOTA 2017

Latest Changes
25th Apr 2017 May 'Coax' Talk, June Tabletop Sale, IMD-2017 report, April Skills report, April RSGB President talk, March Skills, March Computing, February Skills, GB95-2MT Special Event, Essex Award.   For previous meetings/events see Past Meetings / Past Events / Sandford Mill pages instead.

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    May Meeting
    Tue 2-May-2017, 7.30-10pm
    Oaklands Museum, Moulsham Street
    "Coax - A Flexible RF Component"
    John Regnault G4SWX

    For the May meeting, VHF expert John Regnault G4SWX returns to CARS to give a fascinating talk on what 'Tricks with Coax' you can achieve.

    John will explain how coaxial cable can be used not only for connecting-up RF equipment and antennas but also for many impedance transformation and tuned circuit applications.

    Most will have read about transmission-line stubs in the various handbooks and manuals and a few might have even tried a few applications. In his presentation, John will describe how to use coaxial stubs for antenna traps, very high performance transmitter harmonic filters, low-loss receiver ‘notch’ filters. And beyond that - look at how you can even assemble diplexers, not only at VHF, but also for the HF bands.

    The talk includes many practical examples which can be made by amateurs with simple equipment and will hopefully appeal to most radio amateurs.


    June Meeting
    Tue 6-Jun-2017, 7.30-10pm
    Oaklands Museum, Moulsham Street
    "Table Top Sale"
    By CARS Members

    In order to assist with construction and recycling, the June meeting will be the Radio and Electronics Tabletop Sale, coordinated by CARS Secretary Colin G0TRM.

    All radio amateurs, swls and other electronic enthusiasts are invited to attend as sellers, buyers or just viewers. All good condition amateur, audio, electronic, electrical, photographic, computer and associated equipment may be offered for sale.


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    CARS Meeting Place

    CARS meet on the First Tuesday in the month at the Oaklands Museum, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9AQ.

    We meet on the First Floor. There is a lift for wheel chairs. Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start. Please identify yourself when you sign in and purchase a Raffle Ticket or two for Club Funds.  Tea/Coffee/Biscuits is available at 9pm break time.  There is normally no admission fee to CARS Meetings - Visitors are always welcome.  The Raffle is drawn after the refreshment interval.

    Meetings end at 10pm, as the gates will be locked at 10.15pm!

    CARS new Venue-Oaklands Museum
    Oaklands Museum, Chelmsford.

    Directions / Parking

    You can drive all the way up Moulsham Street from Parkway but NOT the other way.

    Another way is to enter Moulsham Street after going round the Miami Roundabout (by Tesco), then along New London Road 200 yards, turn right into Moulsham Street and after 100 yards turn right again into the Museum.

    NOTE: There is plenty of car parking space but do not park directly in front of the Museum - that is reserved for people unloading kit and Disabled car drivers. Also - take care as there are three severe Sleeping Policeman as well.



    CARS Membership

    Membership is £15/pa based on our October AGM and Constitution. Further details and forms are on our Membership page



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    Contact Information

    Postal Address

    Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society
    Colin Page G0TRM, Secretary
    1 The Leeway
    Danbury
    CHELMSFORD
    CM3 4PS

     
    To contact CARS Chairman on any topic

    Newsletter & Membership
    A Monthly Newsletter is available to members/subscribers
    Contact Secretary
    Colin Page, G0TRM,
    E-Mail to CARS Secretary

    Newsletter Editor:
    Steve Webb, G4GHO
    E-Mail to CARS Newsletter Editor


    CARS Training Courses

    CARS offer a full range of Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Amateur Radio Licence Training Courses, Morse Classes and Skills Nights:-

    Training Contacts

    CARS Training Coordinator:
    Chris Chapman G0IPU
    M: 07908-107951
    E-Mail to CARS Training Manager.

    Morse Training Manager:
    Andrew Kersey, G0IBN
    T: 01621-868347
    E-Mail to CARS Morse Training


    Direct QSL Address:-

    Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society
    c/o Oliver Prin, M0WAG
    19 The Colliers
    Heybridge Basin
    Essex. CM9 4SE
    UK

    E-Mail to CARS QSL Manager.
    NB: eQSL is now preferred

    GX0MWT QSL Card


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