Category Archives: News 2017

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

February 2017

The Club meeting, as always unless the website says otherwise, was on the First Friday of the month. This is the occasion when we usually have a speaker on a specialist subject.  On this occasion we were privileged to welcome … Continue reading

January 2017

The theme has to be training in theory and practice. 2017 started early for TARG – with our first club meeting on Friday 6th January. The guest speaker was Mark M0IEO, the TARG Senior Trainer, who explained what goes into … Continue reading