RAL 2010 will be on Sunday April 18 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. Note also the new directions/location on site below.


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

1230-1330  Lunch - note there will only be drinks available - no catering available on the day

1330-1340  Formal welcome: G4BAO Chairman UKuG
1340-1400  Presentation of Special Awards
1400-1430  'ATV on the higher microwave bands' Peter Blakeborough G3PYB
1445-1530  'The Bodger's Guide to S-parameters' John Worsnop G4BAO

1530-1545  Break

1545-1630  'Stuff you can do when you have a big dish' RAL Staff
1630       Meeting closes
Registration: Remember that admission is only by using the Registration site

RAL Travel Information: Click Here, Onsite Location map

G3VVB Construction Trophy: RAL is an excellent opportunity for the judges to see your hard work!

Antenna Session:
In addition to the main event there will be an antenna test session on Saturday, 17th April, at G4NNSís QTH, Time 14:30-17:00, Bands 5.7, 10 and 24GHz.

Saturday Dinner
After the antenna session, there will be a Social/Dinner session at 19:30 at The Hatchet Inn, Andover. There are a limited number of dinner places available (separate registration is needed) - 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