Suffolk RED Wrap-up Nov 2017

Here’s a quick summary of the November 2017 Suffolk RED event near Ipswich, from Pete M0PSX:

This event, Suffolk RED Number 14 has to be the busiest yet! Most people reading this from Essex (and beyond) will be familiar with the original-format Essex Skills Night’s mix of demonstrations, construction and show-and-tell. Members from some of the Suffolk clubs acknowledged that there was a need for a similar event in their area, and so was born Suffolk RED (Radio & Electronics Development).

Suffolk RED November 2017 at Hallowtree, near Ipswich
Suffolk RED November 2017 at Hallowtree, near Ipswich

The following video captures the flavour of the Suffolk RED event, and includes an explanation of how the event works:

Suffolk RED November 2017 Video Snapshot

These events, which take place event two months at the Hallowtree Scout Camp, near Ipswich, and you can find out more via the Suffolk RED website.

As you’ll see in the video, this was a busy evening, with lots of activities, including:

  • Bring & Buy Table
  • Sierra Multiband Transceiver
  • Live demo of EME Moonbounce
  • Direction-finding with Roy G4JAC
  • CW demos
EME Moonbounce demo at Suffolk RED Nov 2017
EME Moonbounce demo at Suffolk RED Nov 2017

As you’ll hopefully see from the video, the November Suffolk RED was a busy event, and a great collaboration between the various local clubs. Great to see so many people from outside Suffolk along too – folk from Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and a record 14 people from Essex.

Essex Hams visiting the Suffolk RED event in November 2017
Essex Hams visiting the Suffolk RED event in November 2017

The next Suffolk RED is scheduled for the 31st of January 2018.

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