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Meeting (to be) held from 18:00-20:00 on 2016/03/17 in Zepler CLS Lecture Room


Amateur Radio

Licence exams

  • Number of entrants --- 1
    • That happened. We don't know if he passed yet because Advanced.
  • Scheduling for practical work --- N/A
  • Next exams: Fri 6th May, deadline: 22nd April.
    • Applicants: Arihant for Advanced, David Young for Intermediate, Freddie for Advanced, Mohit for Foundation, Josh for Advanced, Caroline for Foundation.

SUSU funding round 3?

  • Been submitted now
  • Antenna bags
    • HF beam
    • HF vertical
    • 2M yagi
  • Padlock for cage 9
  • Portable mast.

Stock of people who need to pay for club kit used

  • Should be a book with the money tin to see what is outstanding
  • Stock items with purchaser unknown (according to last meeting minutes):
    • 1.6ish m of ladder line (pay Tyler)
    • 1 BNC connector (pay Tyler)
    • 1 BNC connector (pay Club)
    • 3m ish of RG58 (pay Tyler)


  • Workshop progress
  • Update from SUSU / Estates and Facilities
    • Large setback, E&F have suddenly said no.
    • Tyler is talking to Kerry.
  • Deferred due to lack of time

SUWS WordPress site

QSL Card Order

  • Confirm layout for back of card and dimensions
  • Darren will the place order with VistaPrint

Callsign list update

  • Anyone not added new callsign after December exams?

Science and Engineering Family Day report

  • Our usual demos --- PiSSTV, HF rig with Graeme's End-fed Zepp
  • New demo --- morse code stuff, with morse key and IC-7000, let people sign their names in morse and then pick them up on the FT-920.
  • Murray forgot his netbook
  • Morse code worked really well
  • Plan for computers with audio input
  • Composite monitor could have been cool (for radio screen output)
  • Arihant has an idea to get a load of ECS societies to join in a mini treasure hunt or something, with a small prize if they collect clues at all of them.
  • HF contest going on
    • We got quite a few contacts (just giving out points)
      • South West Russia, Finland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Italy

Amateur Radio AOB

  • Anything?

Joint Agenda

This month's events

  • Easter, so people still here can just meet and not do much
  • Reshuffle of the Really Useful Boxes so that they have better-defined contents

Storage shenanigans

  • 54 Cupboard
  • 32 Cupboard
  • Cage 9
    • Somebody accidentally the code.
    • It's on the facebook group for those who need access.

Anyone need to be added to the mailing list?

AOB (Joint)

AGM 18:50-19:40


See SOWN Agenda