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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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SOS Radio Week at Pwllheli lifeboat station

The Porthmadog & District Amateur Radio Society (PADARS) ran an amateur radio special event station from Pwllheli lifeboat station on the 28th and 29th of January 2017. The station was run to celebrate the annual SOS Radio Week event and promote the work of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and used the callsign GB6RNLI.…
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JOTA Special Event Station – GB5PSJ

[caption id="attachment_203" align="alignnone" width="770"] GB5PSJ - JOTA station for the 1st Porthmadog Scout Group[/caption] The 15th & 16th October is Scouts Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) weekend and this year the Quantum Tech Club and Meirion and Porthmadog amateur radio societies will be joining forces to assist the 1st Porthmadog Scouts to lay on a…
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David Jones (MW0NCO), Silent Key

It is with great regret that we have to report that David passed away on Wednesday, 20th October. David was a long-standing active member of the club who undertook many official roles within the club and supported its activities keenly. David will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
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Roger Johnson (GW4UJT) Silent Key Sale Report

On Thursday evening the silent keys sale of the late R. S. Johnson GW4UJT took place at the Porthmadog Yacht club the venue for the Porthmadog and District Amateur Radio Society. We had the following people in Attendance... Mr D. Ellis MW0CHZ chairman Mr R. Hughes-Burton MW0RHD Secretary Mrs D. Hughes-Burton MW3CYQ treasurer Mr S.…
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