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Special General Meeting 5 October 2018

As you probably know, we held a Special General Meeting (SGM) last Friday to discuss and vote on the proposal that the Radio Society of Harrow be Incorporated as a Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG). The vote at the SGM supported the proposal by nearly a 2/3 majority. We are now proceeding to the next phase. However, in the light of representations that were received from some members who could …Read More

Did you miss our fantastic field weekend?

On Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd September we set up camp in the field at Lincolnsfields in order to take part in the RSGB SSB National Field Day.   The station could not be in a fixed building so we erected antennas, pumped up the airbeam tent, set up a field kitchen and added a couple of other temporary buildings.  The contest started at 14.00 BST and took place over …Read More

RSH Visit to National Radio Centre

On the evening of Wednesday 22 August 2018, a group from the RSH visited the National Radio Centre (NRC) at Bletchley Park. This was a specially organised visit after the normal Bletchley Park opening hours. We were met by in the car park by Harrow member Praful M0HQR who is an RSGB volunteer at the NRC, and by Martyn Baker G0GMB, the National Radio Centre Coordinator. After an introductory talk, …Read More

International Marconi Day 21 April 2018

Report from Tony G7ETW We took part in IMD from 11.00 using a G5RV which is still in place above the next hut.  We made some good contacts on 40m and 20m, and tested John’s MFJ mag loop.  So we now have a temporary antenna up which can be used at 5 mins notice and is invisible. We took part in IMD from 11.00 using a G5RV which is still …Read More

Dec 2017 Food Bank Collection

Those of you who came to our Christmas Social in December will know that we had a collection of items for the Harrow Food Bank.  I thought you might like to know that we have had a note from them thanking us for the  donation of 22 kg of food and toiletry items to help and support  local people in crisis. Linda G7RJL

Members Construction Contest 2017

The Radio Society of Harrow’s annual construction contest was held on Friday 01 December.  There was good participation from club members with four entries and also four display items. The entries for judging by the members present were: Tony G7ETW – an Arduino Morse generator / Morse reader; Graham G4VUX – a fishing reel and dog ball thrower contrivance for launching an antenna wire over trees; Colin G1IGA – portable …Read More

Report of RSH Field Event from Tony G7ETW

Over the weekend of 24 and 25 June 2017 the Society took part in a weekend event to publicise and support the 1940s Experience at Lincolnsfields, Bushey.  The Society is no stranger to Lincolnsfields – we have put on a station many times on their annual Forties Family Experience weekends – but this was to be different.  We asked for and were granted exclusive access to their field to put …Read More

RSH talk at Bentley Priory Museum 12 May 2017

Peter G3YXZ and Mike M0ITI gave a talk on Friday at Bentley Priory Museum on the Pipsztok spy radio, the Y Service and Eastcote Bombe outstation.  We had an audience of 55, including I think about 10 club members, and it was very well received.