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Raspberry Pi Talk Links

Following tonight’s excellent talk on the Raspberry Pi, by Mike Richards G4WNC, the links used in the presentation are now posted at:

MUARC Tuesday Night Lecture Series

Since the pandemic started and the lockdown came into force, the club has started a Tuesday Night Lecture Series. This is a series that will have different topics by numerous speakers from all over the UK and further afield using the platform Zoom. We kick off with some sociable chat on Tuesday evenings at 7… Read More »

RSGB Tonight @ 8 Webinars

As another part of the national ‘Get on the air to care’ campaign with the NHS, this series of live webinars will cover a range of topics and help you to gain more enjoyment from amateur radio. The ‘Tonight @ 8’ webinars will be live-streamed, allowing you to watch the presentations and ask questions online.… Read More »

New Website

We’ve just moved to a new we hosting provider, so the site feels a bit empty at the moment. Please bear with us as we add new content!

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

After a committee meeting regarding the Coronavirus, club chairman William, 2i0WMN, has decided to close the club premises until further notice. This decision has not been taken lightly, but due to the club having a duty of protection to its members and their families, this was agreed to be the right decision in light of the virus. As… Read More »

Special Event Station

Our St. Patrick’s day went well today, with over 100 contacts made throughout different modes and bands, with several contacts on DMR, 4m. Davy IRZ stayed late into the night and had about 40 contacts on 80m – well done Davy! Today we made roughly 20 HF contacts and another 30 on 2m. Thanks to all… Read More »

Licence Revalidation

As Ofcom have just updated their database, it is advised that all radio amateurs revalidate their licence.

RSGB president visit

The RSGB president, Dave Wilson, will be visiting the club on Saturday the 7th March at 4pm. The committee would like as many members as possible to be present, to help represent the club.

Dates for foundation and intermediate courses

Tue 7th January Foundation (MI7) and Intermediate (2I0) registration Saturday 1st and 8th February – Foundation course Monday 3rd February – Foundation radio work Wednesday 19th February – Start of 10 week Intermediate course Location: Turkington’s Yard, Mahon Road, Portadown (map at the bottom of this page).Registation is from 6:30pm onwards, main gates close at 6:30/6:45.… Read More »

Christmas Dinner

Club Christmas lunch is Sunday, 8 December, 3pm at McCrums Motorcycles, Armagh Road, Portadown. (map) Cost is £17.50 each. Members, partners and friends welcome.  Contact Hazel,