Category Archives: News

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

December 2016

On 2nd December our normal Club Night was given over to our Christmas Social (photos right) A magnificent finger buffet provided by Belinda including her home made shortbread – yummy – and many prizes donated for the Raffle. We welcomed … Continue reading

November 2016

What a busy month! On 4th November we had the AGM which was in three parts: Thank the outgoing Committee for their contribution over the past 12 months. Elect eight Committee members for 2016-217 (see Committee page for who’s who) … Continue reading

Sept 2016 Foundation Training

The weekend of September 24th & 25th saw the latest Thames Amateur Radio Group Foundation Licence Training Courses. With four candidates attending, (it should have been five but unfortunately one candidate had to postpone for personal reasons) it was the … Continue reading

Military & Flying Machines 2016

For the second year running Thames Amateur Radio Group was invited to support Essex Military Vehicle Association’s annual “Military & Flying Machines” showcase event, at Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Aveley. This registered charity specialises in the preservation and restoration of all … Continue reading