Author Archives: Dave M0TAZ

GB0TBW Trinity Buoy Wharf Weekend 21st/22nd August

Setting up starts on Saturday 21st August at 08:45 after the arrival of the LEFARS tent, masts etc from the LEFARS store. We will be operating on 80m, 40m and 2m up to 17:00 local and on Sunday 22nd August from 09:30 to 16:00. Help is needed to clear down on Sunday. Please use public transport. More information in the  August newsletter but make a… Read More »

Rainbow and Dove Field Weekend

The Rainbow and Dove field event will be happening this spring bank holiday weekend for club members and invited guests. We shall be setting up on Saturday 29th and continue on Sunday 30th. Should you wish the event to continue on Monday 31st please Email secretary@lefars.org.uk to that effect. A table has been booked on… Read More »

Ask LEFARS

Aimed primarily at those amongst us who are new to the hobby the `AskLefars` scheme is set up to answer your radio-related questions by Email.  Whether it’s a `how do I do this? ` or a `what does that mean` or simply an `I don’t understand this bit` question just send an Email to ask@lefars.org.uk… Read More »

Top HF Propagation Questions by Steve Nichols G0KYA

During the club meeting on the 29th January, we intend to show a talk taken from the RSGB library and given by Steve entitled `Top HF Propagation questions and some possible answers`. The meeting will start ten minutes earlier than usual so that the talk can start promptly at 2000. We will be joined by… Read More »

Get Licensed

Prior to the pandemic, LEFARS provided classroom-based training for the foundation and intermediate exams. Our club venue, All Saint’s Church Hall, provided a classroom and an examination hall. By January 2020 we had hosted our 43 rd Foundation course and exam and our last Intermediate course and exam took place in March 2020. LEFARS also… Read More »

Training News

Latest Training News…   Foundation Traning date 9th and Sunday 10th April 2022 The 45th LEFARS Foundation Licence weekend will take place Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th April 2022. We welcome applications from anyone looking to take their first step into the world of amateur radio. Our training team will go through the syllabus through a series of lectures and… Read More »

QSL and Logbooks

LEFARS QSL and Logbooks About two years ago Marc Litchman G0TOC ( Silent Key ) approached me to take over running the club’s logbooks and be the QSL manager as his illness at that time made it difficult for him to do. The QSL and logging system at the that time utilised hand written paper… Read More »