What’s On 2018


Below is the latest programme for meetings which in most cases commence at 19.30 hrs in the Burley Memorial Hall, Common Lane, Waverton, Chester, CH3 7QN. Please note that Operating Evenings and Committee Meetings are normally held at the Waverton Institute which is immediately adjacent to the Burley Hall and which has its own large free car park. Check back frequently for updates and changes to the programme.
 

 

2018

   
January  
2/1 Bring & Tell. We want to hear all about your Xmas Goodies and new acquisitions!
9/1 Committee Meeting Waverton Institute
16/1 Due to the late postponement of the Annual construction Competition we will take the chance to look at some very interesting videos recommended by members and have a general discussion on the future of the society.
23/1 Surplus Equipment Sale
30/1 The Other Mans Shack - another chance to see the Shack of Howarth GW3TMP
   
February  
6/2 7.0pm start for a contest night at the Burley Hall. We will operate in the UKAC 2m contest using a portable mast/antenna.
13/2 Committee Meeting Waverton Institute
20/2 Dave GW4GTE with an SDR update and an intriguing talk entitled "Remotely Possible" - not to be missed.
27/2 Dave Flanagan GW4ZAR - Anecdotal talk on competitions & contests such as UKAC
   
March  
6/3 8.0pm start for a contest night at the Burley Hall. We will operate in the UKAC 2m contest using a portable mast/antenna.
13/3 Committee meeting
20/3 Paul Darlington M0XPD - 'Radiophony: a jaded ham's delight'
27/3 Graham G7NEH and Paul 2E0SQK give us an update on GB7WX and all things DMR
   
April  
3/4 Annual General Meeting Burley Hall
10/4 Committee Meeting Waverton Institute
17/4 Keith GW4OKT on John Swinnerton, G2YS, one of the founding members of the Society - a reminiscence.
24/4 HF & VHF Operations Operating Evening from the Waverton Institute - setting up from 18.00
   
May  
1/5 UKAC Contest Night
8/5 Committee Meeting
15/5 Dave G4JMF on his refurbushmwent of the WS46
22/5 Paul Henry 2E0SQK follow up talk on DMR
29/5 Quiz with the WADARC at Burley Hall at 7.30pm
   
June  
5/6 UKAC Contest Night from Waverton Institute at 7.30pm. NB Not Burleigh Hall. The Institute is next door.
12/6 Committee Meeting
16/6 Saturday June 16th - 70th Anniversary Dinner, cost circa £25 head
19/6 Surplus Sale
26/6 VHF Field Day Planning Meeting
   
July  
3/7 UKAC Contest Night TBA
7/7 VHF NFD details TBA
10/7 Committee Meeting
17/7 Annual Asset review. Please either bring in or provide details of all Society Assets you are currently holding so that we can update our inventory. This way we all know what the club owns and who has it.
24/7 Brian Austin G0GSF - A follow up talk from his ZS6BKW Mk2 lecture focusing on the use of Smith Charts.
31/7 Pie & Pint Night Venue TBA
   
August No formal meetings but check back regularly for details of special events and portable outings.
   
September  
4/9 UKAC Contest Night
11/9 Committee Meeting
18/9 Dave Roberts GW4NZN - Battle of Britain and its relevance to Amateur Radio.
25/9 Keith GW4OKT - Morse & More
   
October  
2/10 UKAC Contest Night
9/10 Committee Meeting
16/10 Back to Basics - Brains Trust. A chance to pose those very basic questions to our resident experts.
23/10 TBA
30/10 TBA