CARS Skills Night September 2014 Reminder

A reminder that Monday the 15th of September 2014, is the next CARS Skills Night

If you’ve attended one of the get-togethers before, you’ll know that we aim to bring you a good mix of demonstrations, an opportunity to ask questions, and plenty of time to chat and swap ideas.

Some of the CARS Skills Night July 2014 Attendees
Some of the CARS Skills Night July 2014 Attendees

Here’s some of what we have planned for our September meet-up:

  • Beginner’s Corner – If you’re new to the hobby, and have a question, come and talk to our agony uncle!
  • Raspberry Pi: Hot from the Southend Pi Jam, a look at using the Raspberry Pi for amateur radio
  • Callsign Badges – Back after the debut last month – callsign badges while-you-wait
  • Construction workshop: Help, advice & soldering practice – Plus news of some construction projects
  • Working Satellites – Back by popular demand, with some interesting Bluetooth kit too
  • CW – We hope to have a live station running, plus some CW-related show-and-tell
  • Show-and-tell: A couple of interesting items are promised! All are welcome to bring stuff along too
  • Quiz: Test your amateur radio knowledge, just for fun

Venue: Danbury Village Hall, 2 Main Road, Danbury, Chelmsford Essex CM3 4NQ – You can find a map and pictures of the hall here:

The Skills Night is free to attend, with refreshments provided. The event is open to all regardless of licence level and club affiliation – If you know someone interested in coming along – please pass this message along.

For more details, and a video of our May 2014 event, go to

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