Monday, 20 May 2013

EI2GEO and next meeting.

South Eastern Amateur Radio Group will for the 6th consecutive year take part in the Geoparks Communications weekend which takes place over the weekend of 25th and 26th of May to coincide with European Geoparks week. The event is co-ordinated by Martin G3VOF of the Riviera Amateur Radio Club and awards are available for working Geopark stations including the main station GB6GEO. Although most activity is in Europe, a number of stations will be QRV from geoparks around the world. 

SEARG will be QRV as EI2GEO from the Copper Coast Geopark in Co. Waterford. As the Geopark event is not a contest, operation tends to be relaxed with ample time and an ideal location to experiment with antennas. 

There is also a strong social aspect to the event with barbecue and drinks on the Saturday night. Activity will be mainly on HF (SSB and CW). The Copper Coast European Geopark is located on the South East coast of Ireland. 

SEARG would like to thank Paula McCarthy from the Copper Coast Geopark management for making this excellent site available to us over the past number of years.

*NOTE: The next meeting of SEARG will take place at 8:30 p.m. (local) on Monday 27 May in the Roanmore Centre, Cleaboy Road, Waterford. All are welcome! (The meeting will be preceeded by a committee-only meeting from 8:00 p.m. sharp).