The 2019 MHRAC Club Night Meeting Programme

2nd Tuesday in the month at the Barnards Green Cricket Club from 7:00 pm. Meeting starts at 7:30pm.

4th Tuesday in the month at the Barnards Green Cricket Club from 7:30 pm

 

Date

Title

Speaker

Tuesday January 8th

Defford Airfield 1941-57

Dennis Williams

Tuesday January 22nd

Informal meeting

 

Tuesday February 12th

Themed Evening Test Equipment

All

Tuesday February 26th

Informal meeting

 

Tuesday March 12th

Junk Sale

All

Tuesday March 26th

Informal meeting

 

Tuesday April 9th

Suriname part 2 and Aruba part 1

Roger G4BVY

Tuesday April 23rd

Informal meeting

 

Tuesday May 14th

Meteor Scatter

Don G6CMV

Tuesday May 28th

Informal meeting

 

Tuesday June 11th

Slow Scan TV

Dave G4IDF

Tuesday June 29th

Informal meeting

 

Tuesday July 9th

Engaging young people in electronics

Ian G4AEG

Tuesday July 23rd

Informal meeting

 

Tuesday August 13th

Small dish EME- try something new

Sam G4DDK

Tuesday August 27th

Informal meeting

 

Tuesday September 10th

AGM

All

Tuesday September 24th

Informal meeting

 

Tuesday October 8th

RSGB awards scheme

Bobby MI0RYL

Tuesday October 22nd

Informal meeting

 

Tuesday November 12th

Radar flight trials at RRE Pershore

Dennis Williams

Tuesday November 26th

Informal meeting

 

Tuesday December 10th

Xmas cake, mince pies, & more

All

 

The 2018 MHRAC Club Night Meeting Programme

Date

Title

Speaker

Tuesday January 9th

Digital Data modes RTTY and PSK

Roger G4BVY

Tuesday Feb 13th

Show & tell, home brew, new purchase, memorabilia etc

8 presenters

Tuesday March 13th

Droning on about microwaves (5.8GHz)

Matt G8XYJ Dave G4OYX

Tuesday April 10th

Beginner's guide to satellite operation

Tim G4VXE

Tuesday May 8th

Red Pitya

Clive M0XCH

Tuesday June 12th

Digimodes part 2 WSPR, FT8 JT9 & JT65

Mike G3TGD Don G6CMV Dave G4IDF

Tuesday July 10th

Salop Repeater Network

Martin G4VZO

Tuesday August 14th

The Ups & Downs of Flying Drones

Nigel G4XTF

Tuesday September 11th

AGM

 

Tuesday October 9th

Getting Going on LF/MF

Dave G3YXM

Tuesday November 13th

Getting Started with Amateur Digital Television

Dave G4FRE

Tuesday December 11th

Xmas meeting

 

 

The 2017 MHRAC Club Night Meeting Programme

Date

Title

Speaker

Tuesday January 10th

PZ5K - Suriname 2016

Roger G4BVY

Tuesday February 14th

Home Brew PCBs

Dave G4IDF

Tuesday March 14th

Messing about with Arduino

Mike G3TGD

Tuesday April 11th

Show & tell home brew, new purchase, memorabilia etc

All

Tuesday May 9th

Getting started with APRS

Matt G8XYJ

Tuesday June 13th

RSGB presentation

Martyn G3UKV (RM5) 

Tuesday July 11th

Vector Network Analyser Workshop

Club VNA owners 

Tuesday August 8th

The Story of GB3NW

Dave G4IDF & Don G6CMV 

Tuesday September 12th

AGM

All

Tuesday October 10th

WSPR workshop (provisional)

 

Tuesday November 14th

TBA

 

Tuesday December 12th

Christmas Jolly

All

The 2016 MHRAC Club Night Meeting Programme

Date

Title

Speaker

Tuesday January 12th

Raspberry Pi

Bob G7WIG

Tuesday February 9th

Strowger Technology

Tony G1OZB

Tuesday March 8th

Optical communication

Chris M0OLO

Tuesday April 12th

Cyber security

Andy G7OFC

Tuesday May 10th

Contests

Roger G4BVY

Tuesday June 14th

Wychbold transmitter visit

 

Tuesday July 12th

An Evening with Jim Lee G4AEH

Jim G4AEH 

Tuesday August 9th

Construction Show & Tell

All  

Tuesday September 13th

AGM

All

Tuesday October 11th

The Cairo Interface System

Peter G8CQH 

Tuesday November 8th

Remote Operation

Dave G4FRE 

Tuesday December 13th

Christmas Jolly

All

The 2015 MHRAC Club Night Meeting Programme

Date

Title

Speaker

Tuesday Jan 13th

1 Hz and up

John G3OCW

Tuesday Feb 10th

The dying art of chassis bashing

Dave G4IDF

Tuesday March 10th

Antenna measurement workshop

All

Tuesday April 14th

The Backpackers Contests

Dave G4IDF

Tuesday May 12th

Surface mount technology workshop

Mike G3TGD

Tuesday June 9th

Raynet

Tony G1OZB

Tuesday July 14th

Vintage Radio

Phil G4SPZ

Tuesday August 11th

Matching amateurs do it with real & imaginary parts

Roger G4BVY

Tuesday September 8th

AGM

All

Tuesday October 13th

D Star & Fusion

Matt G8XYJ & Dave G4OYX

Tuesday November 10th

HF Antenna design modeling & measurement

Clive M0XCH

Tuesday December 8th

Christmas Jolly

All

The 2014 MHRAC Club Night Meeting Programme

 

January 14th

VHF range prediction using Radio Mobile with live 2m comparison

Roger G4BVY

February 11th

 

Members short contributions theme antennas. Home brew antennas, masts & rotators, ATUs antenna measurement kit etc

All

March 11th 

Valves & valve testers

Phil G4SPZ

April 8th 

Covert Radio

Dave G8EPR

May 13th

SOTA daytime activation of the Malverns followed by a talk on SOTA in the evening. 

Matt G8XYJ

June 10th

Radio operation out of the jungles of Honduras

Chris G6BDM & Liz G6BOQ

July 8th

Making money on HF.
(Note - change of talk)

Dave G4OYX

August 12th

Bring a rig night - antennas provided.

All

September 9th 

AGM

All

October 14th 

Electronic Logging

Roger G4BVY

November 11th 

Vintage and military radio

To be confirmed

December 9th 

Christmas

All

 

The 2013 MHRAC Club Night Meeting Programme

January 8th 

USB dongles

Dave G4FRE

February 12th 

Kites and /MM

Dave G4ROJ

March 12th

T32C DXepedition

Neville G3NUG

April 9th 

Members contributions

All

May 14th  

Visit to Staverton airport

 

June 11th 

Night on the air Poolbrook common

Dave G4IDF

July 9th 

The K3 one year on where to now?

Dave G4IDF

August 13th 

VHF National field day experiences.

Roger G4BVY

September 9th 

AGM

All

October 14th 

G4MHC at the Barnards Green Cricket Club

Roger G4BVY, Dave G4IDF, Mike G3TGD

November 11th 

Bletchley Parfk home of the code breakers & other things

Dave G4IDF

December 10th 

Christmas social evening with food!

All

Blasts from the past

Meeting programme for 2005:

Date

Event

Speaker

January 11th

RSGB Today

Mike King G8XDX
RSGB deputy regional manager for HWR

February 8th

Repair & restoration of vintage radios
Collection of subscriptions

Phil Harris G4SPZ
Kidderminster Club

March 8th

Digital panoramic photography the all round view

Bob Bilsland G7WIG MHRAC

April 12th

Making More Miles at VHF

David Butler G4ASR, RSGB VHF Manager. 'VHF DXER' & 'Antenna Workshop' columnist - Practical Wireless.

May 10th

Construction Show & Tell

MHRAC members

June 14th

To be arranged

 

July 12th

My other Hobby - Family History

Dave Hobro G4IDF MHRAC

August 9th

To be arranged

 

September 13th

The Z match tuner

Mike Allenson G3TGD MHRAC

October 11th

Bring a rig night

MHRAC members

November 8th

Travels in the Sudan with Oxfam

John Layton G4AAL MHRAC

December 13th

AGM

 



Meeting programme for 2004: Meeting programme for 2004:

Date

Event

Speaker

February 3rd

Junk sale
Collection of subscriptions

Auctioneer Brian M1HHL

March 9th

The Enigma Machine

Anthony Martin

April 13th

Nanotechnology

Mike G4GHL

May 11th

Pre WW2 domestic Wireless Sets

Pat Moore G3IKR/td>

June 8th

Model Engineering

 

July 13th

Construction "show and tell"

All

August 10th

Focus on 70cms

Roger G4BVY & Mike G3TGD

September 14th

Sound cards and Amateur Radio

Mike G4GHL

October 12th

My antenna

All

November 9th

Receiver comparisions - bring your receiver along

Mike G3TGD

December 14th

AGM

 



Meeting programme for 2003:

Date

Event

Speaker

January 14th

PSK31 software demonstration.
Collection of subscriptions

Mike Ward

February 11th

PJ9W - Preparing and running a contest station.
Collection of subscriptions

Video

March 11th

Junk Sale

 

April 8th

Genetic Engineering (Provisional)

TBA

May 13th

Sound Cards in electronics and Amateur radio

Mike Ward

June 10th

Constructional techniques

Nick Silverthorne
Mike Allenson

July 8th

Bring a rig night

All

August 12th

Discussion night

All

September 9th

Repeaters and Internet linking

Bob Bilsland

October 14th

Constructional show and tell

All

November 11th

Digital Modes

Roger Dixon
Mike Ward

December 9th

AGM

 



Meeting programme for 2002:

Date

Event

Speaker

January 8th

Finalising the new committee, discussion on programme

 

February 12th

A gadget for measuring L's & C's and collection of subscriptions for 2002

Mike Allenson G3TGD

March 12th

Junk sale 10% to Club funds

 

April 9th

Construction Contest. That gives you a month to buy the bits and make it!

 

May 14th

Ground Probing Radar - talk and demonstration

Searchwell Ltd

June 11th

Radio active night - evening on the air, probably Poolbrook Common

 

July 9th

Illustrated talk by John Layton

John, G4AAL

August 13th

Informal discussion night (holiday season). Suggestions for themes welcome (Foundation licence ?)

 

September 10th

Digital photography and applications. Mini talks/demonstrations by members

Volunteers needed

October 8th

GPS - theory, technology and amateur user experience

Andy G7OFC, Brian, Mike G3TGD

November 12th

PIC projects for amateur radio

Mike G3TGD

December 10th

Annual general meeting