• May 05, 2016
    The EARS Challenge is an exciting event in which participants work in teams to create unique,
  • November 03, 2015
    Our Arduino course was massively popular last year and now it’s back for 2016! This year
  • November 20, 2015
    Our new Python course is now up and running! This course will start by introducing you to a
  • November 04, 2015
    On the 5th of February, Ears are hosting an exciting annual event called ScraphEEp!! The idea

Amateur Radio

Amateur Radio

The Electronics and Amateur Radio Society was one of the first societies at the University of Surrey. Amateur Radio is one of our core areas of interest and we have been members of the RSGB for 50 years! Our station aka ‘The Shack’ is located on the 5th floor of the AB building. Our antenna stack is located on the roof just above the Shack, which includes several Yagi antennas and a Dipole antenna. In…

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Radio Licenses

Radio Licenses

We are running our first round of Radio license training of the academic year! If you haven’t signed up already then fill in the form below to sign up. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1DgMLv7QUp_2WH7ubvFaGYGozB_wLT5rrs47oejDhGMw/viewform The practical training will take place on the 21st of November between 10am and 4pm. Training involves learning about Morse code, basic antenna theory and using the radios. The prices will be subsidised for a limited number of places and will be available on a…

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EARS HAB2

EARS HAB2

On the 7th June 2015 EARS travelled to Cambridgeshire to launch a high altitude balloon (HAB). On this occasion our HAB was carrying a payload for a company called Databarracks and for the Surrey Space Center. Databarracks had requested that we fly a Microsoft Server 2003 DVD case to help them commemorate the end of support for the Microsoft product. On behalf of the Surrey Space Center we were carrying a prototype cosmic radiation sensor…

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