Friday, 20 September 2019

September Club Meeting

The September meeting of the group will take place on Monday the 30th of September 2019 at 8pm sharp in the Roanmore Social & Sports Centre, Cleaboy Road, Waterford. New members are as always very welcome to come along on the night.

Monday, 16 September 2019

Railways On The Air 2019

Kilmeadan Railway Station
Another activation for Ireland’s most active radio group! The South Eastern Amateur Radio Group will be QRV as EI2WSVR from The Waterford & Suir Valley Railway station Kilmeaden Co. Waterford on Saturday & Sunday the 21st & 22nd of September. This is to coincide with the Railways On the Air Weekend. EI2WSVR will be the only station active with an EI prefix for the event.

The Waterford and Suir Valley Railway Company is a community heritage project. The project has enabled the magic of rails golden age to be brought to life in Kilmeaden. A heritage narrow gauge railway runs along 17 kilometres of the abandoned Waterford to Dungarvan line.

The South Eastern Amateur Radio Group would like to thank the manager Maria Kyte and all the staff of The Waterford & Suir Valley Railway for all their help and allowing us access to do this event each year. For more information on the Waterford and Suir Valley Railway Company please see www.wsvrailway.ie and for more information on the Railways On the Air Weekend please see www.rota.barac.org.uk

Thursday, 12 September 2019

IRTS SSB Field Day

Mark EI4FNB & Wayne EI7HKB get to grips with a PL259
Members of the club participated in the IRTS SSB Field Day which took place over the weekend of the 7th & 8th September 2019. The location was Co. Carlow. A great weekend was had by all and many contacts were made during the 24-hour event.

The club would like to thank Sean EI2HZB and his partner Shirley for the warm welcome that all those who attended received. A special thanks to the groups own MasterChef Wayne EI7HKB for his by now legendary breakfast on the Sunday morning.

The club's next activation will be the Railways On The Air Event which takes place over the weekend of the 21st & 22nd of September from the Waterford & Suir Valley Railway, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford.