At NARC we cater for a wide variety of interests within the hobby of Amateur Radio and our membership ranges from complete beginners to those experienced in operating and building electronic equipment.
Beginners have the opportunity to participate in courses run by NARC for all three licence levels. The Social aspect of the club is thriving with family events such as Radio by the Seaside and Radio Active weekend, NARC also operates in various contests and in the last two years we have won the RSGB Club Championships on 80m.
We have a comprehensive club programme running throughout the year, the complete list can be seen on the diary page. We also try to cater for youngsters with our "Bright Sparks" evenings when we dedicate an evening to assist the younger members in construction and operating techniques. We offer club trips and also run the annual Barford Radio Rally which falls on July 6th 2014.
We have a shack at NARC which has HF, 6M , 2M and 70cm along with laptop for data modes and CW on HF along with D-STAR on 70cm the shack is open on informal evenings. We also have a comprehensive loan system available to members including TX/RX, Test Equipment and a library. We run nets on GB3NB on a Monday evening and HF nets with our Twinned Club in Koblenz.
So take look around and we look forward to seeing you at the club one evening.
25.04.2014 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NARC Contest Net
26.04.2014 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
International Marconi Day
29.04.2014 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
30.04.2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Norfolk Repeater Group Meeting Informal Brightsparks
Tonight I am hosting the net and ask you to join in and suggest talks, workshops, projects or activities for this years Radio-Active hamfest weekend on 7th and 8th June which runs alongside National Field day and open to all NARC members and their friends and families. Its been very successful over the years and whilst we can do 'more of the same' i would like to think there will be new ideas to kep the event fresh.
So please join me from 19.30 on repeater GB3NB (145.625MHz receive) - everyone welcome!
**STOP PRESS - we have suddenly run out of Monday night net controllers on the calendar - please run one for us and just contact Stuart M0JKB, Kevin M0UJD or me to put your name down. Thank You!
Tonight we act as hosts for Norfolk Repeater Group for their annual AGM. A good time to come along and learn whats happened over the past year, suggest ideas and renew membership.
This event is open to all Repeater group members whether they are members of NARC or not.
The AGM will start around 8pm after NARC notices.
Also tonight is Bright Sparks for our younger members.
This is NARC's first special event of the year and is organised by Steve G0KYA and celebrates international Marconi day by putting on a special event station at the lifeboat station at Caister.
Everyone is welcome to come and help set up and / or see how a special event radio station can be set up by the sea - ideal for beginners and experienced hams alike!
We meet from 0800 at the lifeboat station to start setting up and hope many NARC members will come and see us through the day or work us - we hope to be operating from around 0900 until 1630 and there are still a few operating spots available.
Click this link for the DF100 project cct diagram and details. Kits are available at £6 - please contact David G7URP
NB from David - Following last Wednesday's talk and comments afterwards we are looking at revising Foxhunt event dates to make them slightly earlier in the year and so avoid school holidays and darker evenings. We will also include a Sunday one so that families can get involved more easily. Please watch for revised dates.
Police are appealing for information after ham radio equipment worth thousands was stolen from a property in Heacham.
Thieves forced entry into a radio shack at a property on Poplar Avenue, Heacham, between 6pm on Saturday April 5 and noon on Sunday April 6.
Items stolen include a Kenwood TS590 transceiver and microphone, an Icom 706 mk11g transceiver and desk mic, a 12v power supply and antenna tuner.
Anyone with information please contact Norfolk police, PC Kirsty Grand at Hunstanton police station on 101.
Members please be careful if you are offered equipment for sale.