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Essex Skills Night - Jan-2018
Monday evening, 7pm Jan 15th 2018, is the next Essex Skills Night, run and hosted by the CARS Training Team. It does not matter whether you are a club member, or from other clubs, not licensed, or just interested - All are Welcome, and it is Free!
The provisional activity list includes:-
We are here to help, you ask what you need to know.
- Radio: A chance to boost your confidence on the radio with Dorothy M0LMR and Chris 2E0CUU - with FM, HF, and D-Star
- EchoLink: Jim Salmon 2E0RMI will be there to help you use EchoLink. Feel free to ask what ever questions.
- Coax / Antenna Leads: Make your own patch leads, with guidance from a trainer. (PL259, N or BNC connectors) at cost price. Also Antenna advice available.
- Setting Up: Station Build with Tom M6LYQ (Assistant Trainer)
- QSL/QRZ: Learn about QRZ.com and eQSL
- Practicals: Get your practicals signed off for your next Exam with Peter M0PSD - especially if you are on an online course
- Slim Jims: Antenna kits for 2m and 70cm can be ordered
- Band Plans: The RSGB 2018 Band Plans feature changes at 5MHz and in VHF/UHF. Murray G6JYB will be on hand to explain all
- Badges: Jim 2E0JTW and Glynis 2E0CUQ will have their engraver for custom callsign badges etc. Ideal if you have just passed your exam!
- Essex CW: Morse enthusiasts and long time Skills supporter, Essex CW Amateur Radio Club (ECWARC), will be present with advice on for new starters as well as the more experienced.
- ThamesARG: The TARG club are also expected and will have info on their activities
and of course...
- The Quiz: A Foundation Fun Quiz with Murray G6JYB and any technical advice or questions
NO question is silly question!. We have all been there, just ask?
Refreshments: Tea and coffee will be on offer too, thanks to our team in the kitchen, keeping customers happy! - Donations are most appreciated
Note: The next CARS Foundation course starts on Thu 18th Jan 2018. A few places remain...
The next CARS Intermediate Course starts on Thu 22nd March 2018 - and that is also starting to fill..
Contact Peter M0PSD (CARS Training Manager),
Email: training2018 at g0mwt.org.uk Web: www.g0mwt.org.uk/training
Any Foundation or Intermediates interested in becoming an Assistant Trainer, please see Peter M0PSD
Do come & tell us what you would like to see at Skills Night?
Note: Skills does not happen by itself, so we are open to offers for demos etc from both CARS members and other clubs/amateurs. If you want a table for a demo do email us beforehand and we will fit you in
Skills is a great opportunity to get "hands-on" with aerials, datamodes, construction, our famous Quiz and more. A variety of "show and tell" tables with something for the new and experienced Ham alike.
As always, various members of CARS, and other local groups/clubs will be on hand to help with questions, as well as volunteers in the kitchen doing the tea/coffee and nibbles.
Venue: Danbury Village Hall, CM3 4NQ
Skills Night takes place at the Danbury Village Hall – Entrance is free, and the event is open to all. Tea/coffee is also available.
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