GMDX Group
Scotland's DX Association

CW Boot Camp 2020 Postponed


CW Boot Camp on Sunday 22nd March 2020 has been postponed due to Coronavirus. New date in late summer 2020 to follow.

Venue address:

Stirling and District Amateur Radio Society
Unit 68
Bandeath Industrial Estate

The meetings begin at 09:30 please be sure to arrive in plenty of time.  The day finishes at approximately 16:30.

Your main decision is to decide which group you want to work with:  under 12 wpm, up to 20 wpm, and 20 wpm up.

Within each group, the aim is to develop your practical CW skills.  Note that at times all groups are combined for talks and group CW activities.

You can participate and drop out as you wish, meeting others with a common interests and different levels of proficiency.   There will be an opportunity to listen or operate the well equipt GM6NX station on CW under supervision. Perhaps you will make your first CW qso?

We hope to offer an opportunity to take RSGB Morse test, if there is sufficient interest.  Please indicate if you wish to do this when you email your interest in attending

Finally, what to bring?  All of the following:

•    Morse key with 3.5 mm jack and 3.5/6.0 mm adaptor
•    High impedance headphones, same jack requirements.
•    Writing pad and pencil/pen
•    Name badge with call sign
•    Registration Fee £10.00  please bring correct amount (cash only)
•    Mug and your lunch

We will provide drinks & biscuits, please bring your own lunch.  Bear in mind we are only taking a 30-minute lunch break.

You will be able to put faces to names and call signs and meet new fellow-enthusiasts.
Get advice on how to develop your cw skills. Find new ways to learn and get you past your blocks.
Try different keys. Find yourself a CW mentor.

This event is open to all however places are limited, so it is important that you pre register your interest in attending to

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