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Over The Horizon Radar

Over The Horizon Radar by Andy Tyler, G1GKN Why should we care about OTHR? Like it or not we are forced to share our allocated HF bands with it. The transmitters can be very powerful, up to 40MW in some … Continue reading

John (Jack) Brazzill Silent Key

John (Jack) Brazzill G3WP Silent Key 19/02/1918 to 29/05/2016   It is with great sadness that I have to announce the passing of John Henry Brazzill, G3WP. John, who preferred to be called Jack, was born in Brightlingsea Essex on … Continue reading

A Milestone for Mankind

Did you know, that on Tuesday April 12th it will be the 55th anniversary of Russian Cosmonaught Yuri Gagarin becoming the first man to go into space? The only reason I was reminded of this fact is because this morning … Continue reading

Clive Ward, G1EUC – Silent Key

It is with great sadness that we have to announce that Thames Amateur Radio Group member, Clive Ward, G1EUC became a silent key on the evening of Friday September 4th 2015. There can be few amateurs in South Essex who … Continue reading

Number Stations

Club Night on Friday 6th March saw a talk by Tom 2E0TNC, on number stations. He started by giving us a live demonstration of a number station of which there are still a good number in use to this day, … Continue reading

Thames ARG Launches!

Today, Saturday the 15th of September 2012, sees the launch of the newest UK amateur radio club, the Thames Amateur Radio Group. The group is made up of a number of Essex-based amateurs keen to spread the word about amateur … Continue reading