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SEARG activities in 2019 to date-

* 26 Oct: Soldering Workshop with Keith EI5KJ, Ballybeg Community Centre, Waterford
* 19 Oct: JOTA with 35th Copper Coast Scout Group, Annestown, Co. Waterford
* 31 Sept: September meeting Roanmore Centre
* 21/22 Sept: Railways on the Air (ROTA) from Waterford & Suir Valley Railway, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford
* 07/08 Sept: IRTS SSB Field Day QRV from Co. Carlow
* 26 August: August meeting Roanmore Centre
* 17/18 August: QRV from Hook Lighthouse IE003 for International Lighthouse Weekend
* 29 July: June meeting Roanmore Centre talk on oscilloscopes from Keith EI5KJ
* 21 July: 2m Foxhunt Castlemorris Woods, Croan, Co Kilkenny.
* 06/07 July: UHF/VHF Field Day QRV from Hugginstown, Knocktopher, Co. Kilkenny.
* 24 June: June meeting Roanmore Centre.
* 8/9th June: Geoparks Weekend. Special event for Geoparks Weekend. QRV from Copper Coast Bunmahon, Co. Waterford.
* 27 May: May meeting Roanmore Centre
* 05 May: IRTS 40m Counties Contest QRV from Kilmeaden Co. Waterford
* 29 April: April meeting Roanmore Centre
* 22 April: EI2WRC/P QRV from Co. Wexford IRTS 2m Counties Contest
* 25 Mar: March meeting Roanmore Centre with talk on home brew beam from John EI3HQB
* 18 Mar: 2m Foxhunt, Kilbarry Nature Park, Waterford
* 16/17 Mar: EI2WRC QRV in St Patrick's Day Award QTH Tramore
* 13 Mar: Presentation on Amateur Radio, Ballybeg Community Development Project, Waterford
* 25 Feb: 2019 AGM Roanmore Centre* 25 Feb: 2019 AGM Roanmore Centre
* 28 Jan: January meeting Roanmore Centre with gear donation from Harry EI3EN
* 7 Jan: Club kit build night with Keith EI5KJ, Roanmore Centre
* 1 Jan: IRTS 80m Counties Contest operated by David, EI6GVB and John EI3HQB (EI2WRC/p)





Summary of SEARG activities in 2018-

*15 Dec: SEARG Christmas Party, Springhill Hotel, Kilkenny City
*26 Nov: November meeting Roanmore Centre with talk on Zello from Tom EI2IIB
*20 Oct: JOTA 2018 with 36th Waterford Tramore Bay Scout Group
*24 Sep: September meeting Roanmore Centre 
 *20/21 Sep: Railways on the Air (ROTA) @ Waterford & Suir Valley Railway, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford
*01/02 Sep: EI2WRC/P QRV as EI100MCV Activation of special call for the sinking of RMS Leinster on 10th Oct 1918
*18/19 Aug: International Lighthouse/Lightships Weekend (ILLW) @ Hook Lighthouse, ILLW Ref: IE0003 Co. Wexford (EI2WRC/P)
*05 Aug: Inistioge Vintage Rally, Inistioge, Co Kilkenny
*30 July: July meeting Roanmore Centre 
*21 July: 2m Foxhunt Jenkinstown Wood, Co Kilkenny
*30 June/ 1 July: EI2WRC/P QRV from The Promenade Festival, Tramore, Co. Waterford
* 25 June: June meeting Roanmore Centre with show and tell on SDR dongles from John EI3HQB
* 28 May: April meeting Roanmore Centre with show and tell on 2M portable beams from Eoghan EI5HBB
* 6 May: IRTS 40m Counties Contest operated by David, EI6GVB, John EI3HQB, Wayne EI7HKB, and Philip SWL (EI2WRC/p)
* 6 May: Foxhunt Trial with David, EI6GVB, John EI3HQB, Wayne EI7HKB, Eoghan EI5HBB, Keith EI5KJ, Philip SWL and Alex SWL
* 30 April: April meeting Roanmore Centre with show and tell on DMR Radio from John EI7IG
* 25 Mar: March meeting Roanmore Centre with show and tell on magnetic loops from David EI6GVB
* 26 Feb: 2018 AGM Roanmore Centre
* 29 Jan: January meeting Roanmore Centre with show and tell on working amateur radio satellites from Keith EI5KJ
* 1 Jan: IRTS 80m Counties Contest operated by David, EI6GVB, Mark EI7IS and John EI3HQB (EI2WRC/p)


Summary of SEARG activities in 2017-

* 09 Dec: Christmas Party with North Cork Radio Group @ Lawlors Hotel, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.
* 02/09/23 Oct: Introduction to amateur radio course @ WIT facilitated by Mark EI7IS, Keith EI5KJ, Seany EI2HZB & Eoghan EI5HBB
* 08 Oct:  IRTS 40m Counties Contest operated by David, EI6GVB, Mark EI7IS and John EI3HQB (EI2WRC/p)
* 23/24 Sept: Railways on the Air (ROTA) @ Waterford & Suir Valley Railway, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford (EI2WSVR)
* 27 Aug: IRTS 2m Counties Contest operated by David, EI6GVB, Mark EI7IS and John EI3HQB (EI2WRC/p)
* 19/20 Aug: International Lighthouse/Lightships Weekend (ILLW) @ Hook Lighthouse, Co. Wexford (EI2WRC/p)
* 06 Aug: Inistioge Vintage Rally @ Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny (EI2WRC/p)
* 03/04 June: Geoparks Special Event @ Copper Coast Geopark, Tankardstown (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford (EI2GEO)
*7 May: IRTS 40m Counties Contest operated by David, EI6GVB, Mark EI7IS and John EI3HQB (EI2WRC/p)
*17 April: IRTS 2m Counties Contest operated by David, EI6GVB, Mark EI7IS and John EI3HQB (EI2WRC/p)
* 28 Feb: Annual General Meeting @ Roanmore Centre, Cleaboy Road, Waterford
* 1 Jan: IRTS 80m Counties Contest operated by David, EI6GVB, Mark EI7IS and John EI3HQB (EI2WRC/p)


Summary of SEARG activities in 2016-

* 10 Dec: Christmas Party with North Cork Radio Group @ Lawlors Hotel, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.
* 24/25 Sept: Railways on the Air (ROTA) @ Waterford & Suir Valley Railway, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford (EI2WSVR)
* 26 Sept: QRP Build / Morse Tutorial (Wk 3) @ South East Maker Space (SEMS)
* 19 Sept: QRP Build / Morse Tutorial (Wk 2) @ South East Maker Space (SEMS)
* 12 Sept: QRP Build / Morse Tutorial (Wk 1) @ South East Maker Space (SEMS)
* 20/21 Aug : International Lighthouse/Lightships Weekend (ILLW) @ Hook Lighthouse, Co. Wexford (EI2WRC/p)
* 31 Jul: Inistioge Vintage Rally @ Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny (EI2WRC/p)
* 2/3 Jul: Promfest 2016 @ Tramore, Co. Waterford (EI2WRC/p)
* 2 Jun: ComReg (HAREC) Theory Exam @ Waterford Institute of Technology (Rm. C35, Engineering & Sciences building)
* 30 May: Final Theory Class for 2016 @ Roanmore Centre, Waterford.
* 28/29 May: Geoparks Special Event @ Copper Coast Geopark, Tankardstown (Bunmahon), Co. Waterford (EI2GEO)
* 28 Mar: IRTS 2m Counties Contest operated by David, EI6GVB @ Waterford City (EI2WRC/p)
* 29 Jan: Annual General Meeting @ Roanmore Centre, Cleaboy Road, Waterford * 25 Jan : Theory Class Kick-Off @ Waterford Institute of Technology (facilitated by David EI6GVB, Seany EI2HZB, Eoghan EI5HBB, Keith EI5KJ & Mark EI7IS
* 1 Jan: IRTS 80m Counties Contest operated by David, EI6GVB @ Waterford City (EI2WRC/p)

Summary of SEARG activities in 2015-

* 12 Dec: SEARG / NCRG Christmas Party @ Lawlors, Dungarvan
* 30 Nov: November Meeting at South East Maker Space (SEMS)
* 9 Nov: HAREC Theory Classes Introduction Night @ WIT
* 26/27 Sept: Railways On The Air @ W@&SVR, Kilmeaden (EI2WSVR)
* 31 Aug: Ardattin Village Fair / IRTS 2m Counties Contest (EI2WRC/p)
* 15/16 Aug: ILLW at Hook Lighthouse (EI2WRC/p)
* 3 Aug: Nenagh Agricultural Show, Co. Tipperary (EI2WRC/p)
* 2 Aug: Inistioge Vintage Motor Rally (EI2WRC/p)
* 27 July: July General Meeting - EI5HBB 2m Yagi Show 'n' Tell
* 23/24 May: Geoparks Communications Weekened (EI2GEO)
* 26 Apr: IRTS AGM and Rally (Kilkenny)
* 25 Apr: 83rd Annual IRTS Dinner (Kilkenny)
* 6 Apr: IRTS 2m Counties Contest @ Mullinavat, Co. Kilkenny (EI2WRC/p)
* 23 Feb: Annual General Meeting @ Roanmore Centre
* 27 Jan: 2m Tuesday Night VHF Net (145.400 MHz FM)
* 6 Jan: January Meeting with IRTS President, Seamus McCague, EI8BP


Summary of SEARG activities in 2014-

* 01 Jan: IRTS 80m Counties Contest (Winter leg) - EI2WRC/p qrv from Waterford City (EI6GVB, EI7IS).
* 12 Jan: Presentation of framed Geopark photographs @ Geopark Visitors Centre, Bonmahon (EI3HQB, EI7IS)
* 27 Jan: Presentation: "A Home Constructed Telescopic Tilt-Over Mast" by John EI3HQB @ Roanmore Centre
* 01 Feb: EI2EEN (CW Station), Eileen Gray Exhibition by Sarah Browne, IMMA, Kilmainham, (EI7IS)
* 24 Feb: 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) @ Roanmore Centre, Waterford
* 05 Apr: EI2EEN (CW Station), Eileen Gray Exhibition by Sarah Browne, IMMA, Kilmainham, (EI7IS)
* 24/25 May: Copper Coast Geopark - EI2GEO qrv from Tankardstown (Bonmahon), Co. Waterford
* 22 Jun: IRTS 80m Counties Contest (Spring leg) - EI2WRC/p from Kilkenny (EI2HSB)
* 01 Jul: Presentation: "6m Cubical Quad" by Michael and Dennis @ Roanmore Centre, (EI7GH, EI2HSB)
* 4,5,6 Jul: EI2WRC/p @ Tramore Promenade Festival, Tramore, Co. Waterford #Promfest2014
* 03 Aug: Inistioge Vintage Rally, EI2WRC/p 40m activation - Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny
* 4 Aug - 31 Dec: Waterford 1100 special activations (EI1100WD) from Counties, Waterford, Kilkenny, Carlow
* 16 Aug: EI2WRC/p - ILLW, Hook Lighthouse, Co. Wexford - IE-0003
* 24 Aug: IRTS 2m Counties Contest, EI2WRC/p from Waterford (EI6GVB, EI7IS)
* 31 Aug: Kilkenny Motor Club, Classic & Vintage Show - EI2WRC/p
* 27/28 Sep: EI2WRC/p @ W&SVR, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford - Railways on The Air -
* 13 Dec: SEARG Christmas Party @ Oriental Garden, Cork Rd., Waterford

Summary of SEARG activities in 2013-

* 01 Jan: IRTS 80m Counties Contest (Winter leg) - EI2WRC/p qrv from Waterford City.
* 25 Feb: Annual General Meeting in Roanmore Centre, Waterford.
* 29 May: Talk and Demo re: Homebrew Traps and Baluns by Mike EI7GH.
* 24-25 May: Copper Coast Geopark - EI2GEO qrv from Tankardstown (Bonmahon), Co. Waterford.
* 19 Jun: Theory Refresher Class - Roanmore Centre, Waterford.
* 22-23 Jun: CASHOTA activation EI023/C - EI2WRC/p qrv from Kells Priory, Co. Kilkenny.
* 23 Jun: IRTS 80m Counties Contest (Spring leg) - EI2WRC/p qrv from Kells Priory, Co. Kilkenny.
* 26 Jun: Theory Refresher Class - Roanmore Centre, Waterford.
* 01 Jul: Theory Refresher Class - Roanmore Centre, Waterford.
* 28 Jul: Butlerstown Vintage Rally, EI2WRC/p qrv from Orchardstown, Co. Waterford.
* 04 Aug: Inistioge Vintage Rally, EI2WRC/p qrv from Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny.
* 06-07 Sep: Waterford and Suir Valley Railway, EI2WRC/p qrv from the Railway Station, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford.
* 13-14 Sep: CASHOTA activation EI025/SH - EI2WRC/p qrv from Loftus Hall (Irelands most Haunted House), Hook Peninsula, Fethard-on-Sea, Co. Wexford.
* 11 Oct: Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) - EI2EEN qrv from IMMA, Kilmainham, Dublin until end of year.
* 23 Nov: IRTS 'Gathering' event - EI13CLAN active from various locations around the South East.
* 22 Dec: SEARG Christmas Party, Imperial Garden, Cork Road, Waterford.

Summary of SEARG activities in 2012-

* EI2DBR Repeater installed and commissioned on Devils Bit, Co. Tipperary (April)
* IRTS 2m Counties Contest (April)
* EI2GEO - Copper Coast Geopark Activation for European Geoparks Week (May)
* IRTS 80m Counties Contest (June)
* Butlerstown Vintage Show, Orchardstown, Co. Waterford (June)
* Theory Classes (June to October)
* Inistioge Vintage Show, Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny (August)
* IVETA Vintage Show, Co. Cavan (October)
* SEARG HF Net (November)
* Christmas Get-Together in Kilkenny (December)
* Donation of Weather Station to WLR/Lions Club Hamper Appeal (donated by a club member) - Lot No. 91330