December 2014 RadCom – Essex Amateurs

RSGB LogoThe December 2014 issue of the RSGB’s magazine RadCom should be with RSGB members in the next couple of days – and again, Amateur Radio activity in Essex gets some attention.

Here’s a summary of the Essex events covered in the next issue:

Braintree and District ARS – A look at their Railways On The Air activities in September, complete with a cute train picture

Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society get three mentions in the “Around your region section: Activities at Sandford Mill and Oaklands for WWI, the successful 30th Foundation course, plus a congratulations to David G3SVI and Myra M0MYR, the society’s joint Radio Amateurs of the Year.

Essex Ham‘s Air Ambulance events were also featured – three days of operation raising awareness for the Essex Air Ambulance.

Essex Repeater Group‘s AGM in October gets a mention, with a picture of the two raffle prize winners. We’ve reviewed the first prize, a Baofeng BF-888S, and it’s currently one of our top five pages.

Loughton & Epping Forest ARS gets a mention for their community day at North Weald Airfield, and a group photo of their eight Foundation successes

Radcom Dec 2014 - Page 96
Radcom Dec 2014 – Page 96

Radcom Dec 2014 - Page 97
Radcom Dec 2014 – Page 97

If you want to read the articles in full, without having to wait for your copy of RadCom to pop through your letterbox, take a look in the Essex Ham Members section for a PDF version of the ‘Around Your Region’ section.

Well done to all of the clubs in Essex for their hard work at field events and club nights around the county – great that amateurs in Essex are keeping busy and getting noticed.

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