Upcoming Events

3D Printing Showcase

Tuesday 10th September at the Tromode HQ, we will be having a 3D printer show and tell with demonstrations, prototype parts to look at and see how this manufacturing process can fit in with Amateur Radio.

Whether its making cases for your QRP kit or, adapters to allow you to fit PowerPole to your existing radios, the possibilities are endless.

Printers will be provided by Gavin Wilby 2D0PEY, and Matty Cunningham MD0MAN with a possibility of a laser cutter also being demonstrated.

So please come along to what will prove to be a very interesting night at the IOMARS HQ.

Intermediate Exams

Wednesday 12th June will see two further members taking their Intermediate exams. All of us at IOMARS and beyond wish them luck.

Shack Antenna’s

The Ballasalla shack now has antenna’s fitted for both HF (dipole at 40M) and VHF/UHF operation.

Foundation and Intermediate practicals are currently being held at the shack in Ballasalla. Exams for both will be taking place shortly afterwards as our members are keen to get them completed before the curriculum changes in August.

We are continuing with digital modes and also some SDR satellite tracking.

14th May 2019, 19:30 hours at Tromode.

A talk on FT8 and other data modes. Lead by Gavin Wilby 2D0PEY and Matty Cunningham MD0MAN.


In addition the committee are considering IOMARS attendance at the below events. If you feel you would like to be part of the team organising our attendance or can commit time to attend please reply to the club email address or speak to a committee member.

1. Museums on the Air / IOM motor museum Jurby. 15/16th & 22/23rd June 2019.

2. Southern Show. Weekend of 27/28th July 2019.

3.  Vintage tractor / machinery show at St Marks. Sunday 5th May 2019.

4. Scout JOTA 19/20th October 2019.

2 Replies to “Upcoming Events”

  1. Dear Team, If you don’t mind a bit of cheek.
    I am looking to buy a property on The Island where I might be able settle down and put up an antenna or two. Probably three bedroom detached with garage. Any help would be appreciated.
    Thanks…………………Best 73s……..John GW3WEZ

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