Recent HERC Image Galleries
RSGB Centenary at the Taplin Center 4th May 2013 – The club operated at the Taplin Centre and celebrated the RSGB’s Centenary using the call G100RSGB. We also had a visit from the Mayor who seemed to be quite interested in Amateur Radio!
HERC BBQ Field Day June 2014 – Each year the club holds its annual outdoor event at Fairlight Country Park, Hastings where operators go /P and enjoy a full day of operating; mainly on the HF bands.
HERC BBQ Field Day June 2013 – A great selection of photographs taken at the 2013 Field Day event. Well attended and plenty of visitors during the day.
HERC BBQ Field Day June 2012 – HERC’s members enjoying a fine outing to the Fairlight Country Park at the annual field day event.
HERC BBQ Field Day June 2011 – The 2011 annual HERC BBQ Field Day was made special by a demonstration being given of a kite antenna.
Live Amateur Radio Demo at the Taplin Centre May 2015 – A very good evening at the club, with several members bringing along their 2m/70cm and HF rigs, operating during the evening. Jakey G3JKY was on form and made a number of CW contacts during the demo with Leon working 2m and 70cm locally using a random wire antenna through his Yaesu 817ND.
Clifton Amateur Radio Society – Some early pictures of the Clifton ARS.
Trip to Bletchley Park 2011 – Members from HERC visited the code-breaking centre of England at Bletchley Park. Here is a selection of photographs from this particularly enjoyable and educational day out.
John Elgar-Whinney’s Covert Spy Radios – John has been a member of HERC for many years and once in a while he gives a superb presentation detailing his collection of covert spy radios. His collection is one of the largest in the U.K. and whenever John is at the club with his rigs you can guarantee that the Taplin Centre is full. The collection is really quite superb.
John D. Heys G3BDQ – John is a long standing member of the Hastings Electronics and Radio Club and may be better known as the amateur who published the popular “Practical Wire Antennas” book. John’s interests in amateur radio have spanned his entire life and he continues today operating CW, and sharing his knowledge with others. Over the years he has written for and been featured in RSGB publications including RadCom, Practical Wireless Magazine, amongst many others. You may like to read some of G3BDQ‘s articles which are located in the Vital Spark archive.