Operating Mobile

WP_20160304_21_11_44_ProFriday, March 4th saw the TARG Club Night hold another interesting and exciting amateur radio talk for. This month Norman M0FZW talked about Installing and Operating Mobile Amateur Radio. Norman will covered how best to install an antenna on your car, where to take the power for your rig from and where and how to fit your rig for safe operation in the car. Did you know that most modern vehicles are susceptible to RF interference from radio transmitters and that manufacturers specify the maximum power you can transmit at to avoid interfering with things like the EMU and airbags? Where would you go to find this Information? Friday evening told you everything you needed to know to install and operate your amateur radio from the car.WP_20160304_21_11_56_Pro

As always we will be having our quality raffle, the First Prize this month was a 2m and 70cms Mag Mount antenna for your car, this was won by Patrick G8JLM – Patrick asked if he could have the Egg instead as he did not need a Mag Mount and Antenna. this now made the Second Prize the 2m and 70cms Mag Mount antenna for your car, this was won by Charlotte M6CSE the Third Prize was a Mobile Handbook and was won by John M0JRW. The new Fourth Prize was a 2m and 70cms Antenna which was won by Holly M6HJC.

Patrick G8JLM

Patrick G8JLM

Charlotte M6CSE

Charlotte M6CSE

John M0JRW

John MOJRW

Holly M6HJC

Holly M6HJC

N.B. Please use amateur radio equipment responsibly when installed in the car, whilst it may be a part of our licence conditions that we are allowed to operate whilst driving, our amateur radio licence does not give us the right to drive with undue care and attention or even dangerous driving. You are responsible for driving safely at all times and not endangering other road users by your actions.

 

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