Category Archives: News 2017

December 2017

All months are busy – but December was particularly hectic. First there was the Christmas Social at the club with a range of raffle prizes (above) – including a hand held transceiver. This was followed by a second social at … Continue reading

November 2017

The Annual General Meeting 3rd Nov: The first meeting in November is always the AGM to elect the Committee for the next 12 months. But AGMs can be a bit boring. So our Chair, Nigel M0ICH, delivered the review of … Continue reading

October 2017

21Oct: Picture shows three of five members of TARG who attended the Essex CW (Morse Code) Boot Camp on Sunday 21st October. The day’s activities attracted candidates from Essex and beyond. There was practice at sending and receiving in three different … Continue reading

September 2017

27th Sept: In response to our our Health and Safety Audit we (well, Mark M0IEO and Norman M0FZW) installed a new brighter lamp (right) to help avoid a trip hazard in the car park.  The club shack has an excellent … Continue reading

August 2017

GB2MFM TARG were at the Military and Flying Machines Show on 12/ 13 th Aug. This is our third year and our biggest opportunity to present the club to thousands of people in Essex.  We were lucky to be right … Continue reading

July 2017

Special Event Station On 25th June TARG ran “GB2HCP” at Hadleigh Country Park. CW on vertical (most contacts including Israel) – operated by club member Dean G4WQI who is also a member of EssexCW, 2m horizontal Yagi SSB (as far … Continue reading

June 2017

Five Antennas for GB2HBT On 10th and 11th June, members of TARG set up a Special Event Station at Hadliegh Country Park overlooking Canvey Island where two bombers collided when returning from a bombing raid in France in the latter … Continue reading

May 2017

DX from Sandford Mill This is the place where Chelmsford keeps its historical Marconi radio equipment. TARG members Dean G4 WQI (photo) and Tony G0JYI joined with “CARS”, “Acorns”, “Essex CW” and other clubs for day of Morse Code. CW … Continue reading

April 2017

Congratulations to Steve (M6VSL) for passing his 5 words-per-minute Morse Code exam on 30th March. Picture shows Steve (right) with RSGB examiner and Essex CW tutor Andy G0IBN. Classes are held every Thursday (but check website in case of holidays) … Continue reading

March 2017

On 3rd March TARG were pleased to welcome guest speaker Tony G0JYI who is a tutor and examiner for Radio Controlled Helicopters. He spoke about the legal and technical aspects of the hobby and the presentation was enhanced by a … Continue reading