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Barford Radio Social - Sunday 4th July 2021

Barford Socal 2021 1 
  • Where: Barford Village Green, NR9 4AB, 9 miles south west of Norwich off B1108
  • When: Sunday 4th July - open 0900-1400 (please do not arrive before 0900)
  • All outside event - please bring your own deckchair and refreshments etc
  • Private sales only - sell from own car boot or 1 table - no commercial traders please
  • Not a radio rally - no refreshments, catering or inside activities - inside toilets are available
  • Bring your own Sunshade or Gazebo if you would like to - there is plenty of space!
  • Entry FREE for all - Sponsored by Norfolk Amateur Radio Club. No need to book - just turn up
  • Voluntary donations with all proceeds to E A C H and Barford Village hall Emergency roof repair fund

Please spread the word to other local amateurs, friends and clubs as everyone is welcome, but be
sure to say that this is not the usual full radio rally event and is all outdoors. The event will only take
place if it is well within government advice at the time and will be cancelled if it becomes the
responsible thing to do - watch our website. Contact David G7URP This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Roger Cooke
Programme Secretary & Joint contest Co-Ord
The Old Nursery
The Drift
NR14 8LQ

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Roger G3LDI Licensed in 1956, at a tender age (!) I have been a keen DX-er ever since, also interested in RTTY in the late fifties, with the usual mechanical gear, but now use a PC, N1MM with MMTTY. I am Chairman of BARTG and usually make an entry into the BARTG contests, plus the RSGB contests on behalf of NARC.I still run GB7LDI, a full-time BBS with Internet access. Try port 6400  I also run the local DX CLuster, GB7RDX, also with Internet access. I have now closed down all RF ports for the Cluster and BBS. Try Telnetting port 7000.  Antennas include a Rhombic, 4 wavelengths per leg on 20 meters, pointed NW and up at about 80ft, a 4-el SteppIr at 110ft and numerous dipoles. I am now retired from TV/Video engineering, and enjoy my hobbies, which also include gardening. I enjoy writing for PW, CQ, Radcom and also promote the RSGB GB2CW Morse broadcasts as co-ordinator  running Morse classes from home as well. Member of Amsat-UK and Life Member of Amsat-NA.  I am also a musician, classically trained on piano from the age of 5, and ran my own band for 40 years. I still play, but now use a Kawai MP5 professional stage piano. Most of my work is now in restaurants as background music, playing jazz standards, and working for charities, Stroke Club, Day Care Centres and McMillan Nurses.