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Club News

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. https://www.ofcom.org.uk/manage-your-licence/radiocommunication-licences/amateur-radio

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,  muarc.secretary@yahoo.co.uk

Club Clothing

If anyone is requiring any merchandise for the club – Hoodies, shirts, coats or polo shirts – the club is putting an order through shortly, to have it in time for Christmas. For any orders please contact Davy Mi0IRZ or message via the club facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/muarcgroup/permalink/1509568319181686/ Prices are: Shirts with callsign £27 Polo shirts with callsign £19 Reversable jackets £29 with callsign As a club we don’t make… Read More »