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NEXT CLUB NIGHT
August 14th – Club Night – Band Plans- Where do They Come From – Murray G6JYB
August 21st – TARGet Nite with Lez 2E0LEZ and Huw 2E0HTL
Please come and support the evening, you will be made most welcome, after all you are only a stranger once.
NEWS AT TARG
July 23rd-31st – Camping – Crowsheath – Hawkswood Rd, Downham CM11 1JT
August 8th-9th – The Essex HMVA Military and Flying Machines Show Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Averly Rd, Upminster RM14 2TN
Friday July 3rd 2015 – Club Night 3rd July 2015 – How Do I Become An Astronomer – by Phil Bourke M0IMA
At the TARG club meeting on Friday 3rd July, we welcomed Phil Bourke M0IMA who gave us a talk on one of the oldest questions ever asked of any astronomer, “How do I become an astronomer?” Phil has had an interest in astronomy ever since he was a young lad, a hobby which has grown to the point where he now has his own viewing area in his back garden. I have purposely avoided using the term observatory in this paragraph as it implies a massive structure with a domed roof which opens to reveal a telescope the size of which would be worthy of Jodrell Bank! In point of fact, an observatory can be as simple as an area of concrete which has been installed level and flat on which you can set a telescope with the minimum of fuss. Read full article
Course dates for 2015
AUGUST– Foundation Course – Saturday November 15th, Training Day. Sunday November 16th, Training Day – Exam.
NOVEMBER – Foundation Course – Saturday November 14th, Training Day. Sunday November 15th, Training Day – Exam. See a List of all our upcoming events on our Events Page
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