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September 2017 – Allstar talk and demonstration

On the 21st of September at the monthly meeting there was a special guest who came down to give a talk and demonstration on the Allstar and HubNetUK systems. Steve, (M0HOY) came down to Porthmadog to give his demonstration which seems to have got some of the members excited. During the demonstrations calls where made…
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Railways On The Air 2017 – 23rd & 24th of September

On the 23rd and 24th of September the Porthmadog and District Amateur Radio Society (PADARS), will be participating in this years Railways on The Air (ROTA) event. We will be operating from inside the heritage museum of the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway. We will be operating all day for both days of the event and…
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June 2017 – Fox Hunt

The PADARS June meeting included the clubs annual fox hunt. To make things a little more interesting it was a condition that members used homemade MOXON antennas for the chase.   The evening threw up one wobbly with BOB (MW0RHD), having put the elements of the beam on backwards. However it didn't stop him from…
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Monthly Meeting – April 20th 2017 – Presentation From Bob MW0RHD

April's meeting of the Porthmadog and District Amateur Radio Society was almost scuppered when the scheduled speaker pulled out due to ill health. After a few hours running around like headless chickens in a panic looking for an alternative, our club secretary Bob (MW0RHD) kindly offered to step in and give us a presentation and…
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