Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society
    Affiliated to the RSGB
Callsigns used include: G0MWT, GX0MWT, GB75CH, GB100MWT & M2T
RSGB Kenwood Trophy for Training 2007 and Club of the Year 2009.
Awarded Lottery Grant by Awards for All, November 2008.

Latest Changes
15th Jan 2017 January Skills , New Year Talks, W&S Xmas / G0PEP Day, Xmas Social report, November Skills Report, November talks report, Science Discovery Day report, October Skills report, October AGM, September Skills report, September mmWave Meeting, Essex Award.   For previous meetings/events see Past Meetings / Past Events / Sandford Mill pages instead.

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    Skills Night
    Monday 16th Jan 2017, 7-9pm
    Danbury Village Hall, Main Road, CM3 4NQ
    By CARS Members and others

    Your chance to get "hands-on" with aerials, datamodes, construction and more. A variety of "show and tell" tables with something for the new and experienced Ham alike. This is a FREE event and open to members, non-members and visitors - all are welcome and there's tea/coffee, too!

    Details for Skills on January 16th are here
    - or click here for more about Skills.


    January Meeting
    Tue 3-Jan-2017, 7.30-10pm
    Oaklands Museum, Moulsham Street
    "Riding the Radio Waves"
    By Jane Humphreys OBE

    For our first meeting of the new year we welcome Jane Humphreys OBE. Jane will talk about the part radio spectrum played in her career as a Civil Servant, and some of the challenges we face today for making the best use of the radio spectrum.

    Jane was former head of Spectrum Policy at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, during the period that included the multi-billion pound 3G Auction in 2000 and 2012 Digital TV switchover.

    Janes background includes being the daughter of a Marconi Engineer and a member of Friends of Chelmsford Museum. You can see more in a video interview at the time of the 2016 Hall Street exbition

    All are welcome. CARS will also have its famous Raffle, tea/coffee etc


    February Meeting
    Tue 7-Feb-2017, 7.30-10pm
    Oaklands Museum, Moulsham Street
    "Diplomatic Wireless"
    By Peter Scrimshaw M0HSG

    Peter Scrimshaw M0HSG who is a member of Verulam (St Albans) ARC visits us to give a talk on the former Diplomatic Wireless Service of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

    The DWS evolved from its WW2 origins to set up at Hanslope Park. Peter will cover its history, radio stations and equipment up to the point that technological changes eventually overtook it.

    All are welcome. CARS will also have its famous Raffle, tea/coffee etc

    PS: Hanslope Park lives on for radio technology - but as HMGCC


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    CARS Meeting Place

    CARS meet on the First Tuesday in the month at the Oaklands Museum, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9AQ.

    We meet on the First Floor. There is a lift for wheel chairs. Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start. Please identify yourself when you sign in and purchase a Raffle Ticket or two for Club Funds.  Tea/Coffee/Biscuits is available at 9pm break time.  There is normally no admission fee to CARS Meetings - Visitors are always welcome.  The Raffle is drawn after the refreshment interval.

    Meetings end at 10pm, as the gates will be locked at 10.15pm!

    CARS new Venue-Oaklands Museum
    Oaklands Museum, Chelmsford.

    Directions / Parking

    You can drive all the way up Moulsham Street from Parkway but NOT the other way.

    Another way is to enter Moulsham Street after going round the Miami Roundabout (by Tesco), then along New London Road 200 yards, turn right into Moulsham Street and after 100 yards turn right again into the Museum.

    NOTE: There is plenty of car parking space but do not park directly in front of the Museum - that is reserved for people unloading kit and Disabled car drivers. Also - take care as there are three severe Sleeping Policeman as well.



    CARS Membership

    Membership is 15/pa based on our October AGM and Constitution. Further details and forms are on our Membership page



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    Contact Information

    Postal Address

    Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society
    Colin Page G0TRM, Secretary
    1 The Leeway
    Danbury
    CHELMSFORD
    CM3 4PS

     
    To contact CARS Chairman on any topic

    Newsletter & Membership
    A Monthly Newsletter is available to members/subscribers
    Contact Secretary
    Colin Page, G0TRM,
    E-Mail to CARS Secretary

    Newsletter Editor:
    Steve Webb, G4GHO
    E-Mail to CARS Newsletter Editor


    CARS Training Courses

    CARS offer a full range of Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced Amateur Radio Licence Training Courses, Morse Classes and Skills Nights:-

    Training Contacts

    CARS Training Coordinator:
    Chris Chapman G0IPU
    M: 07908-107951
    E-Mail to CARS Training Manager.

    Morse Training Manager:
    Andrew Kersey, G0IBN
    T: 01621-868347
    E-Mail to CARS Morse Training


    Direct QSL Address:-

    Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society
    c/o Oliver Prin, M0WAG
    19 The Colliers
    Heybridge Basin
    Essex. CM9 4SE
    UK

    E-Mail to CARS QSL Manager.
    NB: eQSL is now preferred

    GX0MWT QSL Card


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