Category Archives: General

June Meeting

Reminder that the next meeting of the Tipperary Amateur Radio Group will take place in Clonmel Park Hotel, Clonmel on Tuesday 25th June at 8.30pm. Preparations will be finalised for participation in the VHF/UHF field day. New members or anyone interested in Amateur Radio are very welcome.

For anyone who wishes to find out more about the Tipperary Amateur Radio Group and its activities you can attend any of their meetings or contact club PRO Ronan EI4KN at QTHR for further information.

May Meeting

The next meeting of the Tipperary Amateur Radio Group will take place in Clonmel Park Hotel, Clonmel on Tuesday 28th May at 8.30pm. New members or anyone interested in amateur radio are very welcome.

For anyone who wishes to find out more about the Tipperary Amateur Radio Group and its activities you can attend any of their meetings. You can also check out their website www.ei7trg.ie or contact club PRO Ronan EI4KN at QTHR for further information.

March Meeting

The next meeting of the group will take place in The Clonmel Park Hotel, Clonmel on Tuesday 19th March at 8.30pm. New members or anyone interested in amateur radio are very welcome.

For anyone who wishes to find out more about the Tipperary Amateur Radio Group and its activities you can come along to any of their meetings, or contact club PRO Ronan EI4KN at QTHR for further information.

EI7T on the air for CQ WW WPX

Olivier ON4EI, is back again in Ireland from 18th to 28th March 2018 to operate during the CQ WPX SSB contest. He will be using EI7T for the duration of the contest.

Olivier is running contests in Low Power/Single Op SSB category using mainly green energy with his temporary ‘Field Day like’ antenna park setup.

  • Inverted L 16m V/24m H monopole for 160 & 80m + 32 radials.
  • Inverted V dipole for 160-80m-40m bands.
  • 80m long beverage RX antenna East-West directional.
  • Spiderbeam & Mosley TA33Jr antennas for 20/15/10m bands.
  • Transceivers: 2 x Elecraft K3 + P3 SO2R 100W.
  • 500Ah battery bank + 180W solar panel and 400W wind generator.

You can follow this one-man expedition on qrz.com or meet him on the air.

 

2017 AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Tipperary Amateur Radio Group will be held at The Park Hotel, Clonmel on Thursday 14th December at 8pm.

This is the most important meeting of the calendar year and all group members are requested to attend. Short Wave Listeners are in particular very welcome. A number of radio related topics are up for discussion as well as plans for 2018.

ILLW at Ballinacourty Lighthouse and next meeting.

Tipperary Amateur Radio Group will activate Ballinacourty Lighthouse (ILLW Reference: IE0018) on Saturday and Sunday 19th & 20th August 2017 as part of the 20th International Lighthouse & Lightship weekend. Ballinacourty Lighthouse is located on the South coast of Ireland in County Waterford. The light at Ballinacourty was first established on 1st July 1858. The club will use the callsign EI7T for the activation.

The July meeting of the Tipperary Amateur Radio Group will take place in The Park Hotel, Clonmel on Thursday 27th July at 8.30pm. New members or anyone interested in amateur radio are very welcome to attend.

 

May Meeting

The next meeting of the Tipperary Amateur Radio Group will take place in The Park Hotel, Clonmel on Wednesday next the 11th of May 2016 at 8pm. This meeting is open to all and Short Wave Listeners are in particular very welcome to attend. A number of radio related topics are up for discussion as well as plans for participation in up coming events for 2016.