XH558 at RIAT 2015

I thought you would enjoy this video of XH558 at the RIAT for the last time in her final flying year.

CRAC social evenings

Below you will find a list of dates when we will be holding our social evenings at The Countryman at Piece.

We meet at approx. 7.30pm and everyone is always welcome to join us. Food is available should anyone wish to eat out.

Social evenings will be:

Wednesday 22nd July
Wednesday 29th July
Wednesday 12th August
Wednesday 26th August
Wednesday 9th September
Wednesday 23rd September
Wednesday 30th September

This will give you time to plan and will also save you from getting so many emails from me. Hopefully See some of you there.


Steve – G7VOH

Cornish Radio Amateur Club

UAS offer

UAS Enterprises Ltd

10 ONLY £18.00

W-770HB Watson 2m/70cm Dualbander with Fold-over base

* Bands 144 & 430MHz
* 3dBi & 5.5dBi
* 200W max
* Length 1.1m
* Base PL-259

SIRIO GPA 40 70 Base Antenna 4m 6m

6 only … £26

Features: – Base station antenna, Mono-band
Omnidirectional, Unity gain
Made of aluminium alloy 6063 T-832
Tunable by whip length adjusting
Side mast mounting allowed by optional bracket FT-2 code 2510004.00
Part Numbers: P/N 2101401.00 GPA 40-70

Electrical Data
Type: 1/4 ground plane
Frequency range:
GPA 40-70: tunable 40…70 MHz
Impedance: 50
diation (H-plane): 360 omnidirectional
Radiation (E-plane): beamwidth @ -3 dB = 86
Radiation angle: 0
Polarization: linear vertical
Gain: 0 dBd – 2.15 dBi
Bandwidth @ SWR 2
GPA 40-70: 3.7 MHz @ 40 MHz
SWR @ res. freq.: 1.2 @ start freq.
GPA 40-70: 1000 Watts
Connector: UHF-female

Mechanical Data
– Materials: Aluminium, Chromed brass, Nylon
– Wind load / resistance:
GPA 40-70: 85 N at 150 Km/h / 150 Km/h
– Wind surface:
GPA 40-70: 0.07
– Height (approx.):
GPA 40-70: 3200 mm
– Weight (approx.):
GPA 40-70: 935 gr
– Radial length (approx.):
GPA 40-70: 1800 mm
– Mounting mast: ¨ª 35-40 mm

Alinco DR 135 E MK 111 2M Ham mobile VHF radio

2 only £114.95… Nevada Price £139.95

Type Mobile Amateur VHF Transceiver Frequency range RX 118-174 MHz (after modification) TX 144-146 MHz Frequency stability – Tuning steps 5 / 8.33 / 10 / 12.5 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 50 kHz Receiver
Modulations AM / FM / N-FM (DV optional) Sensitivity < -16.0 dBu (12 dB SINAD) Selectivity FM: 12 kHz or more (-6 dB), 28 kHz or less (-60 dB) N-FM: 6 kHz or more (-6 dB), 16 kHz or less (-60 dB) Receiver system Double-conversion superheterodyne IF-frequencies 1st: 21.7 MHz 2nd: 450 KHz Transmitter
Modulations FM / N-FM (DV optional) RF-output High: 50 W, Medium: 20 W, Low: 5 W Connections
Antenna BNC Impedance 50 ? Electrical
Power requirements 13.8V DC +/- 15% Current drain RX 400 mA (squelched) TX Max 11 A Physical
Dimensions (w×h×d) 142 × 40 × 174 mm (5.59 × 1.57 × 6.85 in)

01209 844859

Items for sale offered by 2E0GSD

Items for sale. Dave Wall 2E0GSD
2e0gsd lives in Helston.

1xToshiba net book 11.6 screen 4gb memory 500 hdd this has reversable screen and can also be used as a tablet it 2 months old £170.00.

1xToshiba netbook 11.6 screen same 4gb memory NOT REVERSABLE screen same price as the other netbook £170.00.

1xHP netbook reversable screen can be used as tablet 4gb memory 750 hdd £160.00 one month old.

David has other things for sale in computer gear, he says, too many to type about but all enquires welcomed .

ll the best Dave 2e0gsd – Tel 01326 – 569804

Take a look at this site

The CARS group have been a part of IMD for many years and are the primary provider of training for Amateur Radio in the County of Essex.

The Essex Ham web site is crammed full of useful articles and help for the new to ham radio or old stagers within the hobby.

Well worth spending some time taking a look.


CRAC Social Evening

We are again meeting at the Countryman, Piece, Carnkie on Wednesday evening, June 24th from aroud 7.00pm onwards.

Food available within the pub for those wishing to treat themselves. Its steak night on a Wednesday with I believe two steak meals for £18.00

Wednesday 24th is also Folk evening at the Countryman with a gathering of musicians effectively jamming from I think around 20.30pm.

All are welcome.

Autumn Foundation Course

We are hoping to be able to announce that there will be a Foundation training course arranged for September 2015.

This enables everyone to enjoy the Summer before commitment to the training.

Contact G0FIC for information.

We suggest you purchase the Foundation manual for the RSGB or any other source and begin your studying before

the course takes place. Just reading it several times will mean many facts have been retained and will make the training sessions more enjoyable and easier to follow.

Murdoch Day 13th June 2015







John Uren

Gweal an Top

group shot


Murdoch Day 13th June 2015

A demonstration Special Event Station will be operational at the Club HQ, Gweal An Top School, School Lane, Redruth from arounf 10.00 hrs to 16.00 hrs with operation taking place on the HF bands.

We invite all of our members or local licensed amateurs along to operate and suggest this is an ideal opportunity for those interested in taking up the hobby to come long and meet us to see what it is allabout and to find out how to train and become qualified to obtain your first call sign at the beginning of a hobby that will be with ypu for the rest of your life.

See you there!

73′ Norman G4USB

GB3GC Repeater

Operates from the same site as GB3PL

Keeper/NoV holder: DERECK WHITE [M0YDW]

Band: 6M ( R50-02) Output frequency: 50.7300MHz RX Frequency: 51.2300MHz


ETCC Region: South-West
Location/Whereabouts: Nr GUNNISLAKE
Location: NGR: SX407714

Locator: IO70WN

Latitude/Longitude: 50.520801 / -4.247996

Group web site: http://www.gb3pl.co.uk
Database Entry: 5 Mar 2014
Date of NoV Issue: 1 Apr 2014
Renewal Date: 31 Mar 2017

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