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T.A.R.S.

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,
TQ12 1LJ




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

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 be held at Newton Abbot Racecourse
on Sunday September 14th 2014

This year will be our 50th Rally. To celebrate this, in addition to our usual 'Instant Draw' we will be holding a Prize Raffle with some excellent prizes, including:

£50 Cash Prize
&
2 x Dual Band Hand Held Radios

 

Please purchase your draw ticket(s) on entry to the rally. Good Luck
To book your table contact Mike G1TUU on 01803 557941
Email to rally@tars.org.uk 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

Next Courses:

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. If you would like to take the examination, please Pam Helliwell. Download the application form.

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.

foundation course august 2012

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


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Contact the Tars Training Officer

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