Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society
Club Call: GX0MWT - Affiliated to the RSGB

Latest Changes
17th Feb 2021 2021 talks info, January IoT/LoRa, December VHF Propagation talk, November Alan Turing talk, October-AGM August - GB80CH Chain Home Radar Anniversary, June - Dame Nellie Melba GB100MZX, Nets   - For earlier meetings/events see the Past Meetings / Past Events / Sandford Mill pages.


  • Following the Online-AGM, Subscriptions are now overdue...
      - Please pay online here - only £5!


    • No Physical Meetings at present - We are on Zoom!
    • Online/on-air activities: Nets, GB100MZX, GB80CH
      - see Calendar for more to come

  • March Meeting
    Tue 2-Mar-2021, 7.30pm
    Online by Zoom
    "Behind the Scenes"
    By John O’Connell M0JOC

    Our Exam Secretary/Training coordinator John O’Connell M0JOC talks about his role as Tour Manager for a professional 12-piece international touring band – event planning, onstage requirements including wireless connectivity and experience providing technical support for live performances/concerts including photos and video clips.

    Also, a lighthearted look at the old adage “what goes on tour stays on tour …..”, from an open air concert in front of a submarine in Montenegro, an underground cave in Hungary, The Jazz cafe, O2 Arena and Ronnie Scott’s, to The Albert Hall.


  • Meeting ID: 817 9185 9988
  • Passcode: 667437

    April Meeting
    Tue 6-Apr-2021, 7.30-9pm
    Online by Zoom
    "50 Years in the Hobby"
    By Don Field G3XTT

    Don Field G3XTT, Editor of Practical Wireless, will looking back over his 50+ years in the hobby – a period of amazing experience and great changes.


  • Meeting ID: 839 8547 2890
  • Passcode: 196477

    May Meeting
    Tue 4-May-2021, 7.30-9pm
    Online by Zoom
    "Further Adventures at VHF/UHF"
    By Tim Kirby GW4VXE

    Tim Kirby GW4VXE from Practical Wireless will give a talk on ‘Further adventures with your VHF/UHF station’.


  • Meeting ID: 822 0687 6272
  • Passcode: 942613

    June Meeting
    Tue 8-Jun-2021, 7.30-9pm
    Online by Zoom
    "A Guide to EMF"
    John Rogers M0JAV

    RSGB EMC Chair, John Rogers M0JAV, will explain all about EM-Field exposure and the assessments that amateurs will need to undertake.

    Background info:

    Note the date – this is the second Tuesday of the month. Tue Jun-1 will have a CARS net instead.


  • Meeting ID: 884 9468 5211
  • Passcode: 939011

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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!

    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

    • Those aged under 16 or in full-time education receive FREE membership

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    Contact Information

  • Postal Address

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

    To contact CARS Chairman on any topic

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

    Newsletter Editor:
    E-Mail to CARS Newsletter Editor

    CARS Training Courses

    CARS offer a full range of Foundation, Intermediate and Full Amateur Radio Licence Training Courses, Morse Classes etc:-

    Training Contacts

    CARS Training/Exams:
    John O'Connell M0JOC
    M: 07868-004380
    E-Mail to CARS Training/Exams.

    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

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

    See also: Data / Privacy Policy

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