Post No 6 News.
Post No 6 AGM, Monday 21/Jan/19 at 8pm in theNCOs Mess, Sarsfield Barracks. Please note change of Date for AGM
Post members, wishing to serve on the Committee, may submit their names to Post Secretary, Ken OBrien , before Thursday 17/Jan/19.
Post No 6 operate a rotating system for the Officers, of a 3 year period.
The Office holder may put his name forward for a further 3 year period.
The position of Secretary will be up for rotation at the AGM, as the Secretary has completed his 3 year period.
Post No 6 Table Quiz.
On behalf of the Chairman and members of Post 6, thanks to all, that took part in the Quiz, for your support. Congratulations to the winning Team from the NCOs Mess Staff.
Friday Morning Club
Next meeting Friday 25/January.
Post No 6 Meeting
Respect and Loyalty Parade 19 September.
I was delighted to meet a number of Lads that previously served in Sarsfield Barracks. Ger OBrien, Mick Dundon, Billy Kiely, Sean OMeara and Mick McMahon. Thank you all for turning out, hopefully this will get things moving, looking forward to meeting the canvassers over the coming year to 18 months.
Coffee morning in aid of Milford Hospice.
Paulie Power wishes to thank all that attended Coffee Morning at the Friday Club on 28/September. Total raised €625.00.
Post No 6 Annual Flag Day
The Chairman and Committee wish to thank all that helped on the recent Flag Day. The total raised was €1,085.
Amateur Radio CourseLimerick radio club are holding the above named course at the Limerick Senior College, Mulgrave Street, starting in September from 1700 hrs to 2100 each Tuesday for a period of eight weeks, cost is 90 euro per person.
The course consists of radio theory,safety and rules and regulations,morse code is not a requirement but should enough students require it we maybe able to run a course in January 2019.
The Test consists of multiple choice questions and its the Irish Radio Transmitters Society who conduct the test,its held in the Communications regulations authority offices in Dublin,
Once you have passed the test you are issued a Licence which gives you access to certain frequencies and operating modes,
The cost of setting up a station is not very expensive you can buy a Hand-held for approx 70 euro this will allow you access to local repeater stations also if you wish you can operate through numerious Satellites and even work the International Space Station all from your own back garden.
To track the satellites you download a program as most satellites track over Brazil heading towards Scotland and as Ireland is on the Atlantic we have first access to it before most of Europe.
To enrol in the course visit www.lcfe.ie and scroll to Hobby and Leisure and pursuits,ALSO VISIT WWW.IRTS.IE FOR STUDY MATERIAL AND INFORMATION.
Thanking you in anticipation,
New or Lapsed Members.
Post No 6 would like to welcome any new members that wish to join IUNVA, or indeed welcome back any lapsed members.
If you wish to join or rejoin, contact any current Post Member, for details. Post No 6 would like to build on its current strength and would welcome any help in that matter.
You are not required to take part in any activities if you so wish.