Tars meets every Friday evening at 7:30pm
Tars HQ is located at:
The Teignbridge District Scout HeadQuarters
The Burdett Building, Wolborough Street, Newton Abbot,
Anyone interested in Amateur Radio is welcome to come along.
There is a full calendar of events throughout the year, every month there is a formal meeting followed by a guest speaker or some special attraction
Training for the Foundation and Intermediate licences is available
If you are interested in taking the Radio Amateurs Examination look at our TRAINING page for details
The club has radio equipment at HQ which members are encouraged to use on club nights
Subscriptions are now due - See 'Join Page' for rates.
IMPORTANT - Changes to Monthly Meeting Dates - with immediate effect
Please view the Whats On Page
At the Club Meeting last evening (140829) it was announced to the Membership that Colin, G4FCN would not be seeking re-election to the Committe at the AGM in February. This of course will mean that the Treasurers post will be vacent. Members were also reminded that, at the last AGM, Pam, G7SME would not be seeking re-election as Chairman of the Society.
Please read the full text of the statement read out to the membership at the meeting.
Tars Annual Communications Fair
The Annual Communications Fair will again be held at Newton Abbot Racecourse
on Sunday September 13th 2015
2014 was our 50th Rally. To celebrate this, in addition to our usual 'Instant Draw' we held a Prize Raffle with some excellent prizes, including:
£50 Cash Prize
2 x Dual Band Hand Held Radios
Please read a message from our Rally Co-ordinator
To book your table contact Mike G1TUU on 01803 557941
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or write to TARS Rally, TORBAY AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY, c/o Peter Tanner Engineering, Unit 1 Burke Road, Totnes, Devon. TQ9 5XL
Radio Amateur Licence
Intermediate Course - A course is to be held (subject to a minimum of 4 candidates) on August 9/10 and August 16/17. Plese submit an application form together with your payment of £70 (payable to Torbay Amateur Radio Society) to cover the cost of the venue and the exam fee and may be made by cheque, PayPal or BACS (please email for bank details/PayPal ID). If paying by PayPal, please add an additional £2 to cover the PayPal charges.
Advanced Course - Although at present we are not offering courses, we are a registered centre for the Advanced examination. We will be holding an Advanced Examination on Monday December 8th in Torquay. If you would like to take this examination, please
download the application form and send it to Pam Helliwell, together with your payment of £60 to cover the exam fee and the hire of the venue. Payment may be made by cheque, PayPal or BACS (please email for bank details/PayPal ID). If paying by PayPal, please add an additional £2 to cover the PayPal charges.
Foundation Course - It is hoped to hold a course Mid October 2014. Please submit an
application form together with your payment of £70 (payable to Torbay Amateur Radio Society) to cover the cost of the venue and the exam fee and may be paid by cheque, PayPal or BACS (please email for bank details). If paying by PayPal, please add an additional £2 to cover the PayPal charges.
A minimum of four candidates are required, we will advise the course date later.
Further details will be posed here as they become available.
Candidates participating in a Foundation Course and Examination held by The Torbay Amateur Radio Society will be eligible for one year complimentary Membership of the Society.
Further information on the above can be obtained from the Training Officer
The picture below shows all the candidates with their pass slips from the Foundation Course held over the weekend August 18/19 2012. Well done to all.
Left to right: Gareth Owens, Paul Jackson, Paul Moore, Roger Wilcox, M1ARW, G3LHJ, Malcolm Cook, John Perry
Radio Amateurs Licence Examination Training
Torbay Amateur Radio Society can provide all the necessary training for you to study and pass the examinations for the Foundation Licence and then follow on with the Intermediate Licence
Contact the Tars Training Officer