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Meeting (to be) held from 18:00-20:00 on 2014/10/16 in Zepler CLS Lecture Room


Amateur Radio

Licence Exams

  • Next exam dates: List of full exam dates here

OfCom Proposals?


  • Operating on the grass outside Students' Union (a.k.a. the Intercourse) next Thursday
    • Main HF rig
    • Someone's 817 for foundation stuff
    • Henry's prowhip
    • Phil's tunable dipole
  • Upcoming rallies and similar events
  • Trips to IVARC / Southampton ARC meetings



They want a ground station, and have been asking SUSF. Maybe we could help?

Shack in SUSU

  • Our old shack (office) is being turned into a meeting room.
  • Plan to try to get a corner in it for use as a shack when there's no meeting (or remote control when there is a meeting)
  • Had meeting with SUSU about this. It went well, the VP for Democracy and Creative Industries seems supportive of the idea.


  • Wiki page | Google Doc
  • A few tweaks/finalisations required
    • Add VHF NFD, make it and end of academic year newsletter.
      • Collect VHF NFD pictures.
  • We need a list of people to whom to send it.
    • Phil is working on it.

QSL Cards

  • QSL card design competition
    • Photos taken at VHF NFD
    • Please design/submit designs ASAP.
    • Closing date TBD (but probably once we have funding for them)
    • Funding - see joint agenda

  • Received QSL cards
    • Tyler has them
    • We need to figure out what to do with them - scan them? Put them in an album?

Chilbolton Atmospheric Radio Observatory

  • Mentioned by Quintin - could probably get a free visit/tour as a uni club.
    • Maybe a good activity for 2014-15 newbies?
  • There is a pub nearby

Joint Agenda


  • Moving to Creative Industries zone
  • General discussion about matters SUSU

Mailing List

  • Anyone else need to be added to suws-members list?


  • We have a cupboard outside Zepler level 3 labs (north)
  • Joyce and Tyler have keys
  • We need a signing book for kit



See SOWN Agenda