Archive for December 2013

Nollick Ghennal as Blein Vie Noa / Have a Happy Christmas and a Great New Year from all at the IOMARS

Hello all.

Firstly on behalf of the societies committee may I wish you a merry Christmas and a  happy new year.


The societies annual general meeting took place on Tuesday the 10th December 2013.  That means it’s time to renew our memberships.

The year 2013 committee were re elected by those present at the AGM and will stay in post until the 2014 AGM.

Membership costs and a membership application may be found on this blog (see below).


regards Andy


Secretary IOMARS


OAP (above state retirement age) – £15 Student (in full time education) – £5 Adult (neither of above) – £20 Family membership – £20 for first member £10 each per additional member. Over 80yrs – free.

A membership form can be downloaded from….

A copy of the society constitution can be down loaded from….



Posted December 14, 2013 by Andy GD1MIP in Uncategorized

Digital radio V’s G3XFD on BBC news

For those who may have missed it Rob Mannion G3XFD of Practical wireless fame talks to the BBC about digital radio.

Posted December 12, 2013 by Andy GD1MIP in Uncategorized



Four Fellowships were awarded last night at the IOMARS AGM.


Pictured left to right: Alan Crowther GD0MWL, Arthur Ellis GD3TNS and Wilf Corkish GD0IFU accepting their awards:




David Osborn was also presented with a Felowship Award for providing services to Amateur Radio, in particular our fantastic GB3GD and GB3IM linked repeater:


The Chairman’s Award was presented to the Communications Division of the Department of Home Affairs, and accepted on their behalf by Technical Officer Myles Ellis:




Posted December 11, 2013 by David Cain in Uncategorized