THE CORNISH RADIO AMATEUR CLUB currently meets twice a month at Gweal-An-Tops School in Redruth (Click Here For Map) on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Start time 1915hrs arrive time for meetings to start at 1930hrs The 1st club meeting of the month is where the Chairman Chairs the meeting and where guests speakers carry out their talk on a subject of their choice this can also be carried out on the 3rd if required. If you have an interest in Radio as a listener, as a CBer or ex-CBer, or have a desire to become licensed or just want to find out a bit more we would like to meet you so come along to see us you would be made most welcome. The 3rd Thursday is a social evening where we meet up and have a good old natter and a cuppa.
Our committee meeting is held on the 1st Wednesday of the month.
Gweal An Tops School
The Club was initially formed back in the 1940’s as the West Cornwall Radio Club. The name was changed in the late 1950’s to become The Cornish Radio & Television Club and again some time later to become the Cornish Radio amateur club.
The Club’s annual Radio Rally held in July is an event that has been looked forward to for many a long year and, events have been held in many areas but, since 1964 predominantly in Newquay and Truro in the early years.
Several years saw a fixed venue at what was then the Camborne Technical College. This venue was lost and we used Camborne School and Richard Lander School in Truro. Since around 1990 we have used the main sports hall at Penair School, Truro as the venue and have been well looked after by the Caretaker and his team.
Membership to our club is open to all interested in radio communications, electronics or indeed computing, there is no age limit however anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
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