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Dover Amateur Radio Club in the press

Article by M0IRU in FISTS Keynote June 2020

FISTS member 19282 Andrew Whybrow , M0IRU wrote an article called “Lockdown CW and beyond” that was published in Keynote June 2020. This article makes reference to Dover Amateur Radio Club and current members.

KeyNote June 2020

Article by G0KOK in FISTS Keynote March 2020

FISTS member 13226, Peter Love, G0KOK, has an article published on his feature key The FISTS Pentagon Iambic key. The design Peter created weighs a very respectable 3.2 pounds and is 5.5 inches wide at its largest point.

Keynote MARCH 2020

G4MHU’s Talk on Superhet Receivers



On Thursday Dover Amateur Radio Club will have a talk Tuned Circuits and Superheterodyne Receivers by Peter, G4MHU. More from Vic Casambros, 2E0NPV.

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The Hamzilla Radio Fest and Electronics Fair, hosted by Dover Amateur Radio Club, takes place on the 24th of March. Located at the Discovery Science Park, Gateway House, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9FF, doors are open from 10am to 4pm. There will be a bring & buy, lectures, an RSGB Bookstall, special interest groups and trade stands. Catering is available on site.

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Hamzilla 2019

GB2RS News


Dover Amateur Radio Club have held their annual rallies since 1967. Now, in its 41st year, we are aiming to be the premier amateur radio rally in 2019 – Hamzilla Radio Fest 2019 will be one of the largest Amateur Radio and Electronics rally venues in the South East. Held in the Discovery Science Park in Sandwich, Kent,

Hamzilla 2019

Kent Online


12 Mar 2017 – Dover Radio Rally

Whitfield Village hall, Sandwich Road, Whitfield, Dover, CT16 3LY. Doors open at 10.00am. The auction starts at 12.30pm. The rally ends at 1pm. Entrance is £2.00. Talk in on GB3KS, Bring & Buy table. Selection of Hot and cold refreshments and good parking facilities. Information from Peter G0KOK

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Dover Radio Rally 2017

CPREC Newsletter


Interview with G3ROO

QSO Today Podcast


Ian Keyser – G3ROO

Ian Keyser, G3ROO, has a 1600 square foot “maker space” or shop that he uses for all of his projects, including ham radio, and shares this space with his Dover Construction Club.

Ian works “top band” with wire antennas and a superb grounding system. He collects and refurbishes vintage World War Two spy radios that he displays in his GB2SPY Museum.

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Dover Radio Rally 2012

BADARS Newsletter


DOVER AMATEUR RADIO CLUB RALLY – Whitfield Village Hall, Dover CT16 3LY. 10am – 1pm, £2, auction 12.30pm. Peter Halloway, MØPKH

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Museum on Air Event 2011


Simon Partridge tours the Museums on the Air Day hosted by Dover Amateur Radio Club at the Dover Museum in Dover’s Market Square. He explores the history of radio communication, talks to members about who they have spoken to and why they enjoy amateur radio.

Marconi Day 2011


Interview with Catherine Block, Secretary of the Dover Amateur Radio Club about their organisation and International Marconi Day which they were celebrating in Pencester Gardens, Dover with a radio event.

Dover Exam Successes

RSGB Newsletter


At a time when amateur radio is under threat from the Internet, there are no worries on the East Coast of Kent! Dover Radio Club has now run 23 Foundation courses. In the relatively short space of time since the Foundation Licence was introduced, Dover Radio Club has initiated 146 newcomers to the hobby, and their success rate is a remarkable 92%. Many of the newly qualified Foundationers are inspired to go on to the Intermediate course, and ultimately the Advanced.

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Marconi Centenary Celebrations



Nearly a year ago, to coincide with Marconi’s birthday, International Marconi Day, the 100th anniversary of Wimereux’s township and the 100th anniversary of Marconi’s transmissions between Dover and Wimereux, it was decided to re-enact the historic transmissions. An ATV link-up was required on 10GHz, as it was believed that F to G had not been worked on 10GHz duplex ATV before. (Can anyone out there challenge this?) It also meant that dignitaries including Marconi’s daughter, Principessa Elletra Marconi, could see each other whilst passing their greetings messages.

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