Author Archives: John Ray

Fish and Chips Night 19th November 2021

Fish and Chips Night (19th November 2021) Eighteen diners were at the club’s Fish and Chip night on November 19th.  Organised by David M0VID, the  extensive 5-page menu had been made available online so that pre-ordering would minimise the delay and allow for a single collection. The chippie was in Manford Way, Chigwell (The Brothers… Read More »


Over the past year George M1GEO has been working on a VHF-UHF WebSDR to accompany the HF WebSDR at the Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker. This was installed on 7th November on beta test. The 5-band WebSDR receiver can be used by all and supports up to 20 simultaneous users across 6m, 4m, 2m, 70cm… Read More »

GB0TBW Trinity Buoy Wharf ILLW August 2021

The first (of two) LEFARS external events in August this year took place over the weekend of 21st and 22nd  at Trinity Buoy Wharf, Poplar, London E14. It was an opportunity once again to participate in the  International Lighthouse Lightship weekend for another year.  Trinity Buoy Wharf is located in a historic part of London, adjacent to… Read More »

LEFARS activated GB0SNB for International Museums Weekend 19/20 June 2021

The following report, written by Dave De La Haye M0MBD, first appeared on the LEFARS Facebook group. This post also includes other photos taken and additional information. “A big ‘Thank You’ goes out to the SNB Contest Group for inviting LEFARS to activate GB0SNB for Museums on the Air this weekend. Whilst conditions were more… Read More »

Rainbow & Dove Field Weekend (GB2LRS) May 29th & 30th – a report

The LEFARS Field Weekend held at the Rainbow & Dove, Hastingwood (nr Harlow), Essex over the Late May Bank Holiday weekend was the first venture outdoors for 9 months. Although planned and in the diary, permission was only obtained in mid-May with the slight relaxation of the COVID-19 rules. Site preparation Preparations started on Monday… Read More »