Club Programme for January to April 2020

We have an exciting and varied Club programme for 2020. All meetings, unless otherwise indicated, are at the Irish Centre, Manor Fields Bletchley starting at 19.30 sharp.
The meeting over the next few months are as follows:
January 2020
Monday 13th January – ‘The Challenge of Contesting – an update on MKARS activities from 2019, what we plan to do this year and hear from some of the members about what contesting has done for them” Tim G6GEI
Monday 27th January – Why does CW get through when SBB can’t’ – a 2020 MKARS initiative on learning CW, CW Skills, CW QSO’s led by Phil G4FVZ
February 2020
Monday February 10th – ‘Digital Voice Modes and MK local repeaters’ – Chris Taylor G0WTZ (Moonraker)
Monday 24th – ‘How aerials work – what could possibly go wrong?’ – John Gould G3WKL
Thursday 27th February – MKARS Contesters Group :  Minos Workshop
March 2020
Monday 9th March – MKARS Spring Table-top sale – now we are getting to the lighter evenings, it’s time to clear some of your shack or garage and find a new owner for those ex-cherished items at the Club.
Monday 16th March – CW Interest Group – Learners and Improvers
Monday 23rd March – ‘What’s on my Workbench’ – tell the Club about projects you are working on.
Thursday 26th March – MKARS Contestors Interest Group ; Trailer mast refurbishment and Antennas for Field Day
April 2020
Monday 6th April – Getting going on EME – Richard, G6HKS
Monday 13th april – no Club meeting (Easter)
Monday 20th April – Getting going on working orbiting satellites – Brian Hardy, G4BIP
Monday 27th April – CW Interest Group
All these dates are now on the Club diary. see the Diary Tab on this web site.
Please note that we have suspended shack nights at Bletchley Park until the spring. Hopefully by then we should also have a timetable of our own shack at the Irish Club using M5EI. We will then have a formal shack night on the third Monday of the month (and probably others).