Next Meeting: Tuesday 17th Jan – Talk: “Building the Elecraft K1 CW transceiver”

At our next meeting on 17th January there will be a talk on the Elecraft K1 CW transceiver.
A project I am currently building.
This is a kit which can be put together by anyone with basic soldering skills.
The assembly instructions are very thorough…
One of the features of the design is simple inbuilt diagnostics for fault finding and alignment.
A comparison with the Rockmite will also considered.

Club Dates for 2017

Have updated the meetings page with this year’s club dates.

Have also added details of club ‘nets’ and also the details of the rally in Laugharne in March.

Please see for more details.

Will add more information as it arrives from our chair.


Merry Christmas from Carmarthen Amateur Radio Society

Mince pies at our last meeting of 2016. Photo Andrew Sprott.

Another great year at the Carmarthen Amateur Radio Society.

A huge thank you to all the members for making this a great club.

Two rally events at Laugharne, PW Competition on top of the mountain,  great progress with the repeaters as well as getting more amateurs trained and licensed.

Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 73!

Construction Competition, 20th December – POSTPONED


Yes you guessed it !!!
The second meeting of December will be a construction competition.
The idea is to demonstrate your soldering and assembly skills.
Also the ability to use second hand components in an innovative way.
Kits are permitted even Pixies.
Prize for the entry considered most innovative..interesting.
Completed projects only please.

Christmas Dinner – 6th Dec, Afonduad Inn

Our annual Christmas bash is at the Afonduad Inn on Tuesday the 6th of December.

Please contact Sandra at the Afonduad to book and pay in advance.

Next Meeting: Lecture, ‘NOISE’

RF NoiseOur next meeting on the 18th of October is a lecture given by chairman Matthew GW6KOA, the topic… ‘Noise’.


Time to clear your shack, shed and attic and meet old and new friends at the “Tin Shed”, Laugharne.

The Tin Shed Experience

Open from 10am till 2 pm on Saturday 1 October.
Free Admission Free Tables (Beer Available !!) Also Tea Coffee Welsh Cakes and Bacon Rolls.
Why not make a day of it bring the family and cruise one of the prettiest towns in West Wales.
The “Tin Shed” is located next door to venue of main March Laugharne Rally.
Please park in church car park as normal.

Matthew GW6KOA.