AGM and Rally – 18/19 April 2020

The 88th Annual General Meeting of the Irish Radio Transmitters Society will be hosted by the South Eastern Amateur Radio Group over the weekend of 18/19 April 2020

The venue will be the Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road, Carlow


For general enquiries about the weekend contact Sean EI2HZB

Dinner

Tickets for the Dinner on Saturday night 18th April, at 7:30 p.m. in the Barrow Suite cost €35, and are available John EI7IG QTHR

We have managed to keep the price the same as in previous years.  Payment can be made by cheque or money order.

Tickets may also be purchased in advance and collected on the night by contacting John EI7IG

Alternatively, tickets may be ORDERED and paid for through the IRTS payments system (tickets will be posted to the buyer). The secure system accepts payment either by Credit Card or by PayPal:

Dress code, as usual, is smart/casual. 

Download the dinner menu from here.

Saturday Workshop Talks

On Saturday morning we will be holding 2 Workshop Talks:

  1. 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Introduction to Amateur Television with Justin G8YTZ/EI3IOB and Noel G8GTZ
  2. 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Communications In Emergencies with Mike EI4HF

On Saturday Afternoon we will be holding 3 additional Workshop Talks

  1. 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – A look at Operating, Logs, QSLs, Awards, LOTW & EQSL with Dave EI4BZ
  2. 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Introduction To Oscar100 Geostationary Satellite with Noel G8GTZ
  3. 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – The Southern Ireland Repeater Network with John EI7IG

See here for more details on these talks

Admission to all workshop talks is free and we do look forward to seeing you all in attendance

Morse testing

Morse testing will be held in the Boardroom at the Woodford Dolmen Hotel at the SEARG Radio Rally on Sunday 19th April. For more details or to book a place please contact Dave Moore EI4BZ directly.

For more information on the Morse test please see here.

Rally

The South East Amateur Radio Group Rally will be on Sunday 19th with doors open at 10:30 a.m. sharp, entrance €5. 

Note: There will be no access under any circumstances to the general public to the Rally Room before 10:30.

The Trade Show will be geared towards a Radio, Electronics, Hobbies and Crafts Show, so there should be something for everyone.

Club members will be available to help dealers load/unload equipment on Sunday morning

Traders, groups & exhibitors attending include:

Individual Traders

Individual traders are very welcome to attend the rally and sell any equipment they wish to. Tables will be available to individual traders for €5 per table.

In order to secure a place at the rally please contact AGM2020 Committee committee as soon as possible but no later than Friday 13th March in order to be guaranteed a place.


Radio Clubs & Groups

All other radio clubs & groups are also very welcome to attend the rally and promote their club/group. Tables will be available free of charge (Providing they do not sell any radio gear related items).

In order to secure a place at the rally please contact AGM2020 Committee as soon as possible but no later than Friday 13th March in order to be guaranteed a place.

Annual General Meeting

The IRTS AGM will start at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday 19th in the Belmont Suite; all paid up IRTS Members are welcome to attend


 Hotel

 The venue will be the Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road, Carlow R93 N207. Tel: 059 914 2002

 Room Rates


 Please use the code IRTS2020 when booking


 For those not wishing to stay in the hotel a suggested list of alternative accommodation can be downloaded here


 Directions to the Hotel are available here

Updated 19 February 2020