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With the government advice of March 16th you will probably not be surprised to learn that the committee and officers of this club have suspended all physical meetings and events for the forseeable future, with immediate effect. However we are aiming to continue to provide an active club presence with a NARC Live! TV stream with guests as well as nets etc which we very much hope you will support and join in.

Whilst schools have now opened, on September 9th the governement annouced that no more than 6 people could meet inside or outside, except for schools, covid secure workplaces and a few other specialised reasons, so as a predominantly social-club we still cannot meet but hope that the NARC Live! stream every Wednesday evening together with nets etc will keep the club together in a virtual way in spirit....

The Club AGM and awards evening originally scheduled for Wednesday April 1st did not take place, but at an online committee meeting on 16th March all club officers and commitee agreed to stay on to run the club for as long as it takes until we can safely reschedule meetings.

As I said previously we will strive to keep the function of the club going with a NARC Live! stream or radio net on Wednesday evenings, plus other onair/online events we will bring to you. After all, communication is at the heart of our hobby, so I feel we should try and put this technology and skill to good use and continue to bring companionship to everyone in our hobby, especially to those who are vulnerable or on their own. And if there is something you feel the club can do to help someone specific, please let one of the committee know and we will do our best.

 

Please continue to keep an eye on the front page of our website for the latest club news.

Take Care and stay safe.

73, David G7URP

Hon Chairman, for and on behalf of Norfolk Amateur Radio Club

SWL  IV3-57306 Giorgio
2E0BDB Tony
2E0BNI George
2E0CYV Phillip
2E0DBS David
2E0FRD David
2E0OBO Bob
2E0ODT Belinda
2E0PKH Paul
2E0POI Lorna
2E0RHT Ralph
2E0SZP Michael
2E0TSZ+ Susan
2E0TWQ John
2E0VFN Ben
2E0YAO+ Lorna
2E1GTE Sarah
G0AKO Roy
G0CBO Rodney
G0DCA Andrew
G0DWV Chris
G0FEI Victor
G0FVG Peter
G0HZP Mervyn
G0IMU David
G0JIV Francis
G0KHC David
G0KYA Steve
G0LGJ Mark
G0MQG Tony
G0MXN John
G0ODR+ Colin
G0OOR+ Tony
G0PEQ Peter
G0VDO Reg
G0ZAA Shirli
G1EGL Robert
G1FPK Ron
G3EVA Steve
G3JNB Victor
G3LDI Roger
G3MPN David
G3PDH Malcolm
G3PXT Gordon
G3SEM Paul
G3VPT Paul
G3VWQ Peter
G3VYG Roger
G3WRJ Dick
G3XLG Ray
G3XLL John
G3XVL Chris
G3YLA Jim
G3YOA Alec
G3ZQU Martin
G4CCX Chris
G4DYC Mike
G4GHO Steve
G4IJC Jim
G4JUV Neil
G4KLM Peter
G4KQY Mike
G4LPP+ Philip
G4NRL Keith
G4NZQ Phillip
G4OZG Ted
G4PFZ John
G4RB Robin
G4RZN Richard
G4TUK Robert
G4VLS Paul
G4WTD Colin
G4WUG Kim
G4ZBA Paul
G6AIO Phillip
G6YPJ Jeff
G7JTZ Robert
G7KBF Stuart
G7PQF James
G7SNC Ivan
G7URP+ David
G8AUN
G8CHP John
G8EEY Mike
G8IXM Roy
G8OO Alan
G8SDU Robert
G8VPE John
G8WSH Martin
M0BLH Scott
M0CKB Keith
M0CNM Andy
M0DZB Keith
M0GMK Colin
M0HBL Peter
M0HET Stephen
M0HGR Kenneth
M0HGU Nick
M0IWB Ian
M0JKB Stuart
M0KGH Geoffrey
M0KJW Ken
M0KRK Donard
M0LDK Simon
M0LJD Laura
M0MUI+ Mui
M0NFY+ Neville
M0NKR+ Andrew
M0NVT Nick
M0OCL Leanne
M0OLY Olly
M0RYB Peter
M0SIH Simon
M0SWO Anthony
M0SYW Sonny
M0TC Tammy
M0TDK Tony
M0TEO + Thomas
M0TUM Richard
M0TVG Michael
M0UJD Kevin
M0UKS James
M0UMG+ Mark
M0VRA Peter
M0WBR Robert
M0WEL David
M0XKM Martijn
M0XUI+ James
M0XXM Mike
M0XXR Becky
M0ZAE Henry
M0ZAH James
M1AFQ Paul
M3NGF Roy
M5AEC Barrie
M6DBA Dominic
M6KYF Stephen
M6LXM Andrew
M6NUB Charles
M6VUD Andrew
M6WYM Spiros
M6ZLA Zena
M7BAZ Barry
M7BTK
M7GMD Geoff
M7INA
M7JPC Jan
M7MCO Michael
M7MJS Martin
M7PWL Rodney
Max Max
MI0TMW Mervyn
MM0UMH Les
Sam Sam
SWL Paul
SWL William
W2RS Ray
ZL2MNM Mike

As it is the new year it is now time to renew your Norfolk Amateur Radio Club Membership..... but great news:


There are no increases in membership fees! 

Rates are as per below.

Ordinary Member £25
Concession Member £20
Associate £7 (for an occasional visit to the club - designed for those who do not live in the area but want to belong)
Junior £5
Family including Brightsparks £30
Joining part year after the AGM Above prices £ / 12 x months left
(3 Months Free Associate following a NARC foundation course £0 - special form given at the course)


Past members need not complete a new form as long as they renew by the end of January.
New address or callsign ? form available click the PDF icon pdf

Payment can be made online using your callsign as a Reference Sort 402008 Acc 31432222
Or post or bring cheques payable to Norfolk Amateur Radio Club or NARC to the club, or good old fashioned cash.

Regards Mark G0LGJ

The schedule for NARC Morse tuition locally is as follows:
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Tuesdays:
1000 - 1100 Coffee Break Morse with Chris G4CCX on 145.250MHz
1900 - 2000 Raw Beginners as first choice with Roger G3LDI on 145.250MHz
Stephen M6KYF is the only student in this class. If you wish to learn CW, call in.
2000 - 2100 Intermediates with Jim G3YLA on 145.625MHz - in other words on GB3NB repeater,
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Thursdays:
1000 - 1100 Coffee Break Morse with Chris G4CCX on GB3NB
2000 - 2100 Advanced Class with Malcolm G3PDH on the GB3NB Repeater.
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The Tuesday class is well attended, as is the Thursday class on GB3NB.
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INFORMAL evenings at the Club will still have Morse in the Computer Room with Paul M1AFQ and Chris G4CCX.
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There have been mumblings in the mortuary about the content in the NARC Newsletter.

It's the same every week!! We see the same people writing stuff every week. It's always about CW, Propagation, Contests etc.

Well, wouldn’t you know it, these are subjects that are the very essence of our hobby!!

We never see any news on home construction, the Bright Sparks, the DX I have worked, the latest antenna I made, repeater news, fast scan TV news, technical topics, and so on.

Well, there is one answer to that! Why don't YOU write something? It's not difficult. I would love to read about YOUR pet subject, so get to your keyboard and start typing. Deadline is Thursday evening, late, and if you are not sure how to get it to the Newsletter, a simple set of instructions are available.

Hi some of you will not be getting the NARC Newsletter mostly people with email addresses containing live.com, live.co.uk, outlook.com, hotmail.co.uk, hotmail.com and aol.com
This is due to problems with our hosting company and the shared ip address we use to host our email server.
I am afraid I am unable to change this currently. I have asked the host to look into this and remove the problem ip address from the blacklist.

You can always read the newsletter online or change the email address you have the newsletter delivered to.

Regards Mark G0LGJ

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Training is very important to NARC because we realise this is how new people come into the hobby and attain their Foundation, Intermediate and Advance Amateur Radio licenses.
We are pleased to offer courses which are based on demand and our programme of other events and activities. To register your interest for a course and exam please email your name and contact details, together with which level of training course you are waiting for,  to the Club Exam Secretary David Palmer G7URP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Club meetings

 CLUB MEETINGS - NARC Live!

During the current Covid-19 pandemic when the club cannot physically meet, the club now broadcasts its own magazine show NARC Live! every Wednesday with news, features and guests.
It is streamed online live from 19.30 BST at the following places:

• Facebook Live:
www.facebook.com/norfolkamateurradioclub/

• BATC Streaming service:
www.batc.org.uk/live/NARC

The club meets virtually every Wednesday throughout the year in the sixth form centre of the City of Norwich School, Eaton Road, Norwich, NR4 6PP from 1900-2130.

We welcome anyone of any age, gender or ability and who enjoys experimenting with radio and electronics to come and meet us and see what we do in our hobby.

Please see above ONLINE tab for details of the club programme and below this piece for contacts of club official.

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