The first practical electric telegraph systems went into service in England in 1839 and in the United States in 1844. Only a few years later, by the late 1840s, enterprising promoters in Britain were proposing undersea cables across the English Channel to France. As the years went by, little by little cables spanned the world,… Read More »
CARS members were active at the popular /P location of Galleywood Common to celebrate St George’s Day. The early cold weather soon cleared and by midday we had an almost cloud-free sky with temperatures around 16°C. 40m SSB was our main station and that was in use for most of the day. Over 100 contacts… Read More »
Our first meeting of the New Year was on Tuesday January 6th. Our president. Carl G3PEM gave a talk about radio amateur awards The last time CARS had such a talk was about 10 years ago, so this was a long overdue for a reminder. Carls talkCarl brought along slides and a wide variety of… Read More »
CARS Skills Nights, are hosted by the CARS Training Team and continue to be a popular and appealing event, especially for newcomers to the hobby. The mid-summer evening of Monday June 15 saw an excellent turnout of 68 at Danbury Village Hall including some who had travelled across the Thames from Medway in Kent. With… Read More »
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