THURROCK ACORNS Amateur Radio Club (GX4HKO*) is based 20 miles (32 kilometres) east of London, England, near Grays town center in the county of Essex. Meetings are normally on the third Tuesday of each month.

WHAT IS AMATEUR RADIO? Our leaflet gives a brief overview the hobby.

INTERESTED IN JOINING? Come to a meeting as a visitor and if you want to join ask the secretary for a Member details form or download a copy here. Visitors from other clubs are welcome.

RECENT CLUB EVENTS

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World Thinking Day
22nd of February 2015
Photo: © Paul (M0PFX)

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Essex Two Metre FM Activity afternoon
28th of March 2015
Photo: © Nick (G4HCK)













CLUB EVENTS FOR 2015

  • JAMBOREE ON THE AIR (JOTA) – 17th-18th October

PROVISIONAL EVENTS FOR 2015

  • BLETCHLEY PARK visit
  • TRAINING SESSIONS
  • RSPB and/or EWT
  • FIELD DAYS
  • HMS BELFAST operating day
  • KELVEDON SECRET NUCLEAR BUNKER visit
  • HAMFEST visit
  • DIRECTION FINDING
  • MUSEUMS ON THE AIR – 20th-21st and/or 27th-28th of June
  • ARMED FORCES DAY – 27th June

TOPICS FOR 2015 MEETINGS

  • BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL
    REMOTELY OPERATED STATION
    by John (G4SWX) – 19th of May
  • THE OSCILLOSCOPE and how to use it by Steve (G4HXY) – 16th of June
  • CW, a talk by Jonathan (G0DVJ) – 21st of July
  • QUIZ NIGHT and social evening – 18th of August
  • RASPBERRY PI, an introduction by Peter (G0DZB) – 15th of September
  • ATV (Amateur Television)
  • ASTRONOMY (optical and simple radio telescopes)
  • MOON BOUNCE (using the surface of the moon to increase the signal distance)
  • FOX HUNT (Amateur radio direction finding)






Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club is affiliated to the Radio Society of Great Britain
* The use of the club call sign (GX4HKO) is governed by Ofcom licensing regulations.



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