Tuesday, 6 January 2015

News and Events for 2015

Hi all, first of all, may i wish you all a VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR. Below is the diary list for FADARS 2015. Mostly things to be arranged. If you have any ideas or suggestions, please let me know.

Firstly though, the FADARS meal.

This will be at PAPAS Fish & Chip restaurant in Sandgate road Folkestone on Friday 23rd January 2015, meeting there 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

The format will be the same as last year. We will each order and pay for our own meals/drinks.

As usual, I need to know how many will be coming. I have six names at the moment.

Please let me know as soon as possible if you will be coming and how many your party will be. I need to know by Wednesday 21st January at the latest.

Papa's
110 Sandgate Road
Folkestone
Kent
CT20 2BW


Now to the diary.

January:-23rd, FADARS meal. (See above for details).

February:- Monday 2nd, meeting at Earlsgate at the usual time. Matt, M1CMN will be a talk on Fusion Radio.? (no, me neither). but that is what we are going to find out! Matt’s talks are always interesting, so do please try to come along and join the fun.

March:- Monday 2nd, meeting at Earlsgate at the usual time. Nothing arranged yet, but if you have any ideas? please let me know, otherwise, I have plenty of quizzes we haven’t done yet!

April:- Due to the bank holiday, this will be on Monday 13th. meeting at Earlsgate at the usual time. Nothing arranged yet, but if you have any ideas? please let me know, otherwise, I have plenty of quizzes we haven’t done yet!

May:-Due to the bank holiday, this will be on Monday 11th. Weather permitting, we could meet at Farthing Common, listen out on GB3FK from 6.pm for confirmation. If wet, we will meet at Earlsgate as usual.

June:- Monday 1st. Weather permitting, we could meet at Crete Road West, listen out on GB3FK from 6.pm for confirmation. If wet, we will meet at Earlsgate as usual.

July:- Monday 6th. Weather permitting, we could meet at Crete Road West or Farthing Common, listen out on GB3FK from 6.pm for confirmation. If wet, we will meet at Earlsgate as usual.

August:- Monday 3rd. Weather permitting, we could meet at Crete Road West or Farthing Common, listen out on GB3FK from 6.pm for confirmation. If wet, we will meet at Earlsgate as usual.

September:- Monday 7th. Weather permitting, we could meet at Crete Road West or Farthing Common, listen out on GB3FK from 6.pm for confirmation. If wet, we will meet at Earlsgate as usual.

October:- Monday 5th. Meeting at Earlsgate as usual.  Nothing arranged yet, but if you have any ideas?
please let me know, otherwise, I have plenty of quizzes we haven’t done yet!

November:- Monday 2nd. Meeting at Earlsgate as usual.  Nothing arranged yet, but if you have any ideas?
please let me know, otherwise, I have plenty of quizzes we haven’t done yet!

December:- Monday 7th. Meeting at Earlsgate as usual.  Nothing arranged yet, but if you have any ideas?
please let me know, otherwise, I have plenty of quizzes we haven’t done yet!

As you can see, we don’t have much in the diary.....yet.  Any ideas you may have for things to do, places to go, would be gratefully received, but please do be prepared to do the organising yourself, as I can’t be expected to do everything!

I hope this year we can get more people attending our meetings, but don’t forget, on Mondays we don’t meet there is always the FADARS net on GB3FK from 7.30pm.  If I am not there, you can always start things off without me!!

I look forward to seeing you all at the FADARS meal and throughout the year.

73 and regards to you all.

Stan, G6ZNW. Chairman and general dogsbody!

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

GB3FK - FADARS Net

Just a reminder of the FADARS Net on air every Monday except the first Monday of the month when we meet.

We meet on GB3FK - www.gb3fk.com for details on the repeater. Access via RF or Echolink.

MEETING ON MONDAY 12TH MAY 2014

Matt will be giving us a talk on SDR (Software Defined Radio) plus, if it has arrived by then, his latest new toy! A new radio.

He also tells me that we should pencil him in for the December 2014 meeting when he hopes to be launching the new GB7FK D-STAR handbook, just in time to put it on your Xmas shopping list!

73, Stan, G6ZNW.


 

Thursday, 26 December 2013

FADARS 2014 DIARY

Monday 12th May - Matt will be giving us a talk on SDR (Software Defined Radio) plus, if it has arrived by then, his latest new toy! A new radio.

Monday 2nd June:    Portable evening - Farthing Common.
This will be dependent on the weather, so you will need to listen out on GB3FK at 6.00pm to see if it is on or alternatively a natter night at the club rooms.

Monday 7th July:      Portable evening - Crete Road West.
This will be dependent on the weather, so you will need to listen out on GB3FK at 6.00pm to see if it is on or alternatively a natter night at the club rooms.


Monday 4th August:    Denis, G0SLJ is arranging another of his famous “Folkestone Flasher” evenings.
This will be dependent on the weather, so you will need to listen out on GB3FK at 6.00pm to see if it is on or alternatively a natter night at the club rooms.

Monday 1st September:   Natter Night

Monday 5th October:        TBC

Monday 3rd November:   TBC

Monday 1st December:    Launch of the new DSTAR Booklet and talk

Please let me know if you have any ideas for talks/outings/activities we could do. Be prepared to organise same!

I can’t do it all.

73, Stan, G6ZNW (Chairman and general dogsbody!)

Saturday, 31 August 2013

Old Website

Our old website now points to the new blog. Keep an eye on the blog for future club information.

Dont forget to Join in the weekly net on Monday evenings at 19:30hrs on GB3FK, 145.750. Users are also welcome via Echolink to join the net.

Hope to hear you on the net.

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Talk on the new ICOM 7100

Matt M1CMN is coming to our November Meeting on Monday 4th November to show us how the new ICOM IC-7100 works. He has been dying to show it of to us, so I hope you will be able to attend. You never know, you might be tempted to get your own!!

Regards, Stan G6ZNW.

Welcome!

Welcome to the new FADARS Blog.

Information about future club meetings and information will be posted here.

The next meeting is on Monday 2nd of September. It will be a natter night at Earlsgate at the usual time of 7.30pm.

I hope to see as many of you there as possible.

73 Stan G6ZNW