Sunday, 24 April 2016

APRS Digi - MB7UF

MB7UF is Folkestone's new APRS Digi which hopes to be on air in the next few weeks. More info soon

Thursday, 3 December 2015

2016 Meetings




At the last meeting, those of us who were there had a go at sorting out the diary for 2016 and I have put the details below.

Dont forget every other Monday we meet on GB3FK at 19:30 - Please feel free to join us.

JANUARY:

Monday 4th at Earlsgate at 19.30

Friday 22nd The FADARS meal at PAPAS Sandgate road, 18.00 for 18.30 A chance for us all to get together just for fun.
I need to know how many will be attending, so please let me know as soon as you can!  Don’t just assume that I already know!

FEBRUARY:

Monday 1st Feb at Earlsgate at 19:30

MARCH:

Monday 7th at Earlsgate at 19.30

APRIL:

Monday 4th at Earlsgate at 19.30

MAY:

Monday 9th Weather permitting we will attempt our first outing of the year, either Crete Road West or Farthing Common.
Please listen out from 18.00 on GB3FK for confirmation. If obviously wet or inclement, we will meet as usual at Earlsgate at 19.30

JUNE:

Monday 6th and once again a possible outing as May, please listen out on GB3FK at 18.00 for confirmation.
As always this will be subject to the weather. If inclement we will be at Earlsgate as usual.

JULY:

Monday 4th.
Same as before subject to the weather.

AUGUST:

Monday 1st, as above we will hope to be able to get out into the fresh air, subject as usual to the weather.
Once again, listen out on GB3FK at 18.00 for confirmation.

SEPTEMBER:

Monday 5th.
We will try again to get out and about, please listen out on GB3FK for confirmation at 18.00

OCTOBER:

Monday 3rd. This will be at Earlsgate as usual at 19.30

NOVEMBER:

Monday 7th at Earlsgate at 19.30 as usual.

DECEMBER:

Monday 5th, again at Earlsgate at 19.30

I know I say this every year, but if anyone has ideas for anything else we can do as a club, outings, talks, visits etc., then please
let me know or let us know at one of the meetings, but please be prepared to be the organiser as I can’t be expected to do it all!

I extend seasons greetings to you all and look forward to seeing you during the next year. Regards and 73’s and 88’s to all.



Stan, G6ZNW.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

GB7CK DMR Repeater on the air!

GB7CK DMR

GB7CK DMR Repeater

DMR Colour Code 3
Output freq is 439.7375
Input freq is 430.7375

GB7CK Went live on 5/9/15 at the QTH of GB7FK.
GB7CK is using a DR3000 Repeater, and connected to the DMR-MARC Network.
Time Slot 1 is for World-Wide, Europe, UK-Wide and Local
Time Slot 2 is for TG9 Local and Regional (South East Roaming)
Talks and Demo's Locally coming soon, and a help progamming radios.
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Kent DMR Yahoo group

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If you are new to DMR, or interested in our project, then please join the group.
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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

June Meeting

Hi all,

As the weather is now improving we are looking to get out and about to do some portable operating.

1st June we are meeting at Farthing Common - weather permitting. Listen on GB3FK at 6pm for confirmation.

73 Stan G6ZNW

Monday, 25 May 2015

GB7CF - Fusion Repeater

Hi all,

I am pleased to let you know that GB7CF Fusion repeater is on the air. visit www.gb3fk.com for the repeater news and information.

73

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 are meeting at Farthing Common, 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. Talk on "Fusion" - Matt M1CMN

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.