RAL 2009 will be on Sunday April 26 at the Rutherford Appleton Labs at Didcot, Oxfordshire. As well as a full afternoon lecture program, there will be test equipment facilities available all day, covering the microwave bands, and a surplus swap meet. It is the ideal meeting place for both experienced microwavers and those who may interested in starting on the bands 1GHz and up.
Due to security restrictions all visitors must pre-register and details of how to do this are now on the special UKuG website: www.microwave-events.org
10.00 Doors open. Please DO NOT attempt to gain entry before this time
as we need to give the organisers time to prepare.
ALL DAY: Test equipment facilities/display of equipment/ surplus swap and trade
1200-1300 Lunch (NB - No RAL catering available)
1300-1305 Formal welcome: G4NNS Chairman UKuG
1305-1315 Presentation of Special Awards
1315-1400 G4HJW - 'Using unmodified satellite LNBs in high stability receiver applications'
1400-1445 G4BAO - 'The Bodger's Guide to LDMOS power Amplifiersí
1500-1530 GW4DGU - 'Update on the 23cm LDMOS PA'
1530-1615 G8UBN - 'GeMMA - (Signal) Generator for Multiple Microwave Applications'
1630 Meeting closes
Registration: Remember that admission is only by using the Registration site
RAL Travel Information: Click Here
In addition to the main event there will be an antenna test session on Saturday, 25th April, at G4NNSís QTH, Time 14:30-17:00, Bands 3.4, 5.7, 10, 24 and 47GHz.
After the antenna session, there will be a social/Dinner session at The Cricketers Arms, Tangley. There are a limited number of dinner places available - Please use the registration site for Dinner bookings/menu and info on local accomodation.
For further information contact: Brian Coleman, G4NNS or Lehane Kellett, G8KMH