updated 10/4/2013
Eden Valley Radio Society - G0ANT/GX0ANT
(affiliated to the R.S.G.B.)

The society met at the Merlin (formerly BBC) club in Penrith until February 2007 when the Merlin Club closed due to the re-development of the centre of Penrith. We now meet at Penrith Royal British Legion Club, a map can be found here
Club Photo page (recent) and Photo Album (all). How to find us.

New page showing progress of EVRS mobile shack/exhibition unit, this page is currently under construction and updated frequently.

Yahoogroup for those building, or just following the club construction project, the "Eden9" 4m SSB transceiver
 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/eden9/

EVRS Forum launched, join in now!


Whats this? QR (Quick Response) barcodes allow smartphone users to go straight to relevant information just by scanning the barcode with their phones' camera.


Dave M5TXJ showing not just his bald patch but also his smart E.V.R.S. sweatshirt, order yours now!

Download .wma file of BBC interview with Ron G4GXO and Dave M5TXJ and courtesy of BBC Radio Cumbria.

EVRS Christmas Dinner 2012.
The EVRS annual Christmas get together was held at The Agricultural Hotel Penrith.
 
Visit to Skelton "A" and "C" Sept 2011 (updated)
 Russell Barnes G4YLI very kindly hosted several EVRS members and guests to the former BBC (now VT) transmitting station at Skelton. First stop was the very impressive "Sender hall" at Skelton "A" where Tony G4LFU got the chance to tune one of the 250KW Marconi senders (transmitters). Following a full inspection of the ins and outs of one of the senders, the party moved over to Skelton "C" and its more modern 300KW senders, giving chance for another tune up! Finally the entourage moved back to Skelton "A" and the canteen for a cuppa and biccies. Many thanks Russell, I'm looking forward to the next visit... Unfortunately since our visit all those lovely Marconi senders have literally been skipped, all gone! What a travesty!

           

Mobile Exhibition unit outings.
 July 2nd and 3rd 2011 saw the first two outings for the E.V.R.S. caravan, firstly at Solway aviation society's "Veterans Day" then the following day at Warcop Village Festival. Special Event calls were in use on both days and we even got a mention in the local press. Lots more pictures on the caravan page.

   

Winner of the 2013 Constructors Competition.
 Mike Wills G0TNF was voted the winner of the construction competition, Mike has built a some replica "retro" computers on Veroboard.

Meetings for 2013/14
 

April 25th Simple DF aerials and DF techniques
May 30th Illustrated talk on Gee navigation system
June 27th Barbecue at Arthur G0AUG's QTH
July 25th Foxhunt
Aug 29th Picnic and operating night at 'EV site.
Sept 26th Visit to GB2EVR (T.B.C.)
Oct 31st Possible visit(T.B.C.)
Nov 28th R.S.G.B. Video
Dec 5th Christmas Dinner
Jan 30th Ron's DSP TS-130
Feb 27th New club project, A GDO with digital readout.
Mar 27th A.G.M.

Amateur Radio Foundation Licence Examination
Although the EVRS does not run courses for the Foundation licence, two members are foundation instructors. Individual tuition and support can be provided in the Appleby area. A Foundation Exam was taken at the May Club meeting by Paul Higgins, seen here on the right being presented his pass certificate by Chris Poulson M0JKQ. Paul now holds the callsign M6PRH.



2013/14 Society Committee.

Chairman Ron Taylor G4GXO
Secretary Dave Shaw M5TXJ
Treasurer John Pape G0NYQ
Committee John Roze G0VMP
  Seamus Import G7ITT
Michael Wills G0TNF
Dave Patrick G8KAP
   

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