Dover Amateur Radio Club

photo of Dover Castle

Welcome to the Dover Radio Club

 

The Dover Amateur Radio Club Meet every Wednesday at the Old Park Community Centre Whitfield, Dover, from 18:45pm. The club holds a variety of events, which include many interesting talks and demos. Take a look at the events page to keep up to date.

 

Intermediate Course Exam 20/5/15

Well done to our candidates that passed the Intermediate exam on the 20th May. We look forward to hearing you on the air with your new callsigns.

Names Left to Right—Michael Dewing, Ian Lockyer, Ross Birch,  Harry Newman and Derek Taylor.

Thanks also to our courses manager Tony M0VYW and the other instructors.

 

Yaesu FTM-400 / FT1D APRS / Fusion Mobile Radio

Barry M3OYI in Folkestone has made an excellent video on the setting up of the Yaesu FTM-400 Fusion Radio. Also a demo on the radio on Fusion with local users Brian G3OJZ, and Chris M3OZP. Well Done Barry, check out his video here

For Barry's hints and Tips Video for the FTM-400 View this video

If you are using a FT1D Handheld View this video

If you want to setup APRS on the FTM-400 then view this video

 

Dover Radio Rally

The Dover Radio Rally was held on the 15th March, and was a real success. Thank you to the Rally organisers, volunteers who helped on the day, the kitchen staff who worked very hard, the traders, and of course everyone for coming along! We hope you all enjoyed it. Details of the 2016 Rally will be available on the Rally section of this site very soon.


EMC  - RSGB Document

Its worth having a look at this document from the RSGB regarding Interference to the bands.

 

Would you like to become a Radio Amateur?

If so your first step into the hobby is to do the Foundation Course- The Dover Radio Club run the Amateur Radio Foundation course at the club venue in Dover.

If you want to know more about the hobby, and would like more information, you would be most welcome to come along to one of our club meetings. Click on the Club Diary for our programme, and we look forward to seeing you soon.