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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

Gary Jarvis M6GJJ – Silent Key

Just a line to say that I had a call from Ricky M6DII this evening. He informed me that Gary Jarvis M6GJJ, one of our former Foundation Licence pupils and TARG Member, sadly passed away recently following a battle with … Continue reading

Feb 2016 Intermediate Training

Thames Amateur Radio Society’s (TARG) first training course of 2016, spread over 4 days on two consecutive weekends, in February was for the Amateur Radio Intermediate Exam. Heads down at 09.00hrs until 17.00hrs but, in keeping with TARG tradition, a … Continue reading

Christmas Dinner 2015

Everyone arrived at The Thomas Kemble Toby Carvery 18:30 for a 19:00 start. Once starters were over we all lined up to receive our main meals from the Carvery, with Helena 2E0DUC managing to get ahead of the queue – … Continue reading

Nov 2015 Foundation Course

Well done to Simon, Islobel, John, Nigel, Ann, Gary and Ian our candidates who sat the full foundation licence course with TARG this weekend and who all passed the exam with flying colours. Although our photo only shows six of … Continue reading

Military & Flying Machines 2015

Our liaison between Damyns Hall and TARG for this event was Andy G1GKN who was approached by Richard Brew, Richard had asked if we would be interested in setting up a display to show off Amateur Radio. Once all the … 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

Aug 2015 Foundation Training

The  weekend was an extremely busy one for all the candidates, with them arriving at 08:30 start for a quick meet and greet with their fellow candidates and the Training Team over tea and coffee. Once everyone was ready it was … Continue reading

July 2015 RSGB Exam Workshop

On Saturday 4th July 2015 five members of the TARG Committee attend a RSGB Exam Workshop. This was led by Alan Betts G0HIQ, who is the RCF Chief Examiner and author of the Foundation Now Book, With Murray Niman G6JYB … Continue reading