LF Forum 20/5/2001.
The LF Forum scheduled for Sunday 20th May will be held at the headquarters of the Flight Refuelling Amateur Radio Society at Merley near Wimborne Dorset. Start time is scheduled for 1100.
Directions to get there are as follows :
Take the A31 trunk road. From the East this road is an extension of the M3 motorway through the New Forest and Ringwood, bypassing Wimborne itself. From the West the A31 splits from the A35 past Dorchester, just after Bere regis.
On the A31, northern side of Poole, there is a roundabout junction with the A349. Take this road signposted Poole (note that Merley House has another exit on this roundabout, do not take that one !) Go up the hill for about 100 metres to another roundabout at the top. Take the right hand exit, towards Poole.
Almost immediately you will pass a small restaurant (Les Bouviers, painted white) and shop in a side road, take the turning on the right (signed Ashington /Corfe Mullen) immediately after this, then immediately right into the Cobham Sports and Social club entrance. For those with GPS and / or OS maps, the National Grid reference is SZ 014 982
The Club Shack is on the left, with a decent sized adjacent car park and a sports field opposite. A large microwave dish is leaning up against the shack wall.
There is little point in giving a map out as all the roads, as well as Merley Bird Gardens, are shown on decent road atlases
Provisional agenda is :
1100 - 1230 Bring and Buy, informal natter session.
1230 - 1330 Lunch, bring sandwiches or local pub etc. Tea / Coffee will most probably be available
1330 - ?? Three talks / Sessions :
The G4JNT 700 Watt (plus) direct from mains Switch Mode transmitter
Jim M0BMU on WOLF, getting it going etc.
An open forum / discussion group which Mike G3XDV has agreed to chair.
This is the first time such an event dedicated just to LF has been held apart from those at Windsor, but the above agenda has proved to be very successful for Microwave Roundtables, held usualy two - three times a year. There is of course considerable flexibility. If anyone else wants any other subjects covered, or a change of timings etc, these can probably be accomodated.
Information from Andy G4JNT.
All welcome, contact Derek, G3GRO (Datter@btinternet.com) for further info.
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