Bracknell ARC Celebrates it’s 50th Year

This August, Bracknell Amateur Radio Club members will be celebrating the Club’s 50th year with a BBQ for all current, former and founding members. The earliest documentation currently known to mention BARC dates back to 1971, when a small column article appeared in ‘Radio Communication’ announcing the formation of a new club for amateur radio enthusiasts in Bracknell, asking if […]

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June Meetup – It’s good to be back

On Wednesday 30th June, Bracknell Amateur Radio Club members held their first monthly meeting in over a year. It was really good to see everyone and also great to meet some of our new members for the first time in-person. The meetup was held at the Summerhouse/Shelter in Lilly Hill Park and thankfully the weather was kind to us and […]

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CQ WPX Contest Success for Dave G3YMC

One of our first Honorary Members, Dave Sergeant G3YMC, recently entered the CQ WPX Contest using the GQRP Club’s special event callsign G5LOW. This is a hard fought contest, especially in the CW section and particulaly for QRP entrants. It is with the kind permission of the GQRP Club that we have posted Dave’s article on the contest, taken from […]

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BARC – First 4M (70MHz) lunchtime Net

Thursday 18th Feb 2021 at 12-noon marked the first BARC lunchtime Net on 70.475MHz. It was good to hear so many Hams on the inaugural 4m Net and the outcome was positive given that most on the net were working from temporary homemade antennas. There was a noticeable level of local QRM on the frequency in Lower Earley, but others […]

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