Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society
    Affiliated to the RSGB
Callsigns used include: G0MWT, GX0MWT, GB75CH, GB100MWT, GB95-2MT
RSGB Kenwood Trophy for Training 2007 and Club of the Year 2009.
Awarded Lottery Grant by Awards for All, November 2008.


Latest Changes
15th May 2019 May Skills, May TV Talk, June Antennas Talk, June Tabletop Sale, IMD Event Report, April Skills Report, April Canal Journey Talk, March Skills Report, March Offshore Radio Talk , February Skills Report, February Datamodes Talk, January Skills Report, January Underground Comms Talk   For previous meetings/events see Past Meetings / Past Events / Sandford Mill pages instead.

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  • Meeting Venue


    Skills Night
    Monday 20th May 2019, 7-9pm
    Danbury Village Hall, Main Road, CM3 4NQ
    By CARS Members and others

    Your chance to get "hands-on" with aerials, datamodes, construction and more...

    NB: May includes free raffle, antenna & radio demos, hands-on / training practicals, Essex-CW, mini-TableTop sale, Quiz etc

    This is a FREE event and open to new trainees, new licensees, members, non-members and visitors - all are welcome and there's tea/coffee, too!

    Details for Skills on May 20th are here
    - or click here for more about Skills.

    May Meeting
    Tue 7-May-2019, 7.30-10pm
    Oaklands Museum, Moulsham Street
    Broadcast TV Development
    Andy Fremont

    For May, we are pleased to host Andy Fremont who is involved with the TV collection at Sandford Mill and will take us on a brief tour of Broadcast TV development.

    He will start with the 'Nipkow disc' used by Logie Baird for his mechanically scanned system, which by 1948 had been overtaken by the Image Orthicon camera tube and the Marconi-EMI system.

    The Orthicon saw us through to the start of the 60ís when the Plumbicon appeared, so a little about that and then we are ready for colour! Marconi also did other broadcast equipment inc the B3410 telecine, which lasted until Digital started to appear.

    So do pop along for what promises to be a really insightful and expert talk

    The famous CARS Raffle and refreshments will feature too!

    June Meeting
    Tue 4-Jun-2019, 7.30-10pm
    Oaklands Museum, Moulsham Street
    Beam Building
    Dave Cutts M0TAZ

    Dave Cutts M0TAZ who gave us the Datamodes talk, returns to CARS for something different - DIY Antennas...

    Dave will give a presentation and demo on Beam Building. His larger HF beams may not fit in the room though!

    Do pop along for what promises to be an entertaining and hands-on talk

    The famous CARS Raffle and refreshments will feature too!

    Summer Event
    Mon 17-Jun-2019, 7:30-9pm
    Danbury Village Hall
    Table Top Sale
    By CARS Members

    The annual CARS Table Top Sale returns to Danbury Village Hall on Monday June-17. Doors Open to buyers 7.30pm and Entrance is Free! - but PLEASE BUY A RAFFLE TICKET

    All Essex Radio Amateurs, SWLs and Other Electronic Enthusiasts are invited to attend as either sellers or buyers, or just come and have a look.

    All Amateur, Audio, Electronic, Electrical, Photographic, Computer & Associated Equipment may be offered for sale

    Sellers: Tables £3 each, Entry to Main Hall for Seller setup from 6.45pm

    Refreshments Available

    More Info: A4 Tabletop Sale Flyer & Contact Detail - pdf

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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!

    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

    • Those aged under 16 or in full-time education receive FREE membership

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    Contact Information

    Postal Address

    Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society
    Colin Page G0TRM, Secretary
    1 The Leeway
    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:
    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 Manager:
    Peter Davies M0PSD
    T: 01268-767112
    M: 07747-130777
    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

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

    See also: Data / Privacy Policy

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