The BATC organises conventions known as CAT (Convention for Amateur Television) at locations around the UK.
CAT 20 will be held over the weekend of 24/25 October 2020 . Due to COVID 19, it will now be an online and on-air event.
The interactive parts of the meeting will use Zoom, and all lectures will be streamed on the BATC Streamer with the opportunity for questions. The draft programme:
Saturday 24 October
1000 Zoom online for testing connections.
Breakout Rooms open for specific discussions
1330 Introduction – Dave G8GKQ, BATC Chairman
1340 First Lecture
1700 End of Lectures for Saturday
2000 Special QO-100 ATV Net for CAT 20 (to be streamed as well)
Sunday 25 October
1000 Start of Lectures
1300 Closing Comments – Dave G8GKQ, BATC Chairman
More details at https://forum.batc.org.uk/viewforum.php?f=128
We hope to return to the Midland Air Museum in Coventry http://www.midlandairmuseum.co.uk/ for a meeting in 2021.
Details of previous CATs, including presentations and videos of the event can be found on the batc wiki pages:
CAT19 Didcot: https://wiki.batc.org.uk/CAT_19_South
CAT19 Finningley: https://wiki.batc.org.uk/CAT_19_Finningley
CAT18 and the BATC General Meeting was held at the Midland Air Museum on the weekend of September 15th and 16th 2018 – https://wiki.batc.org.uk/CAT_18
CAT17 was held at Finningley Radio club – https://wiki.batc.tv/CAT_17
Videos from previous CATs can be found on the BATC Youtube channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUWLnUZllytlcCFd93tnBzw
BATC also attends various radio rallies around the country with the BATC shop and Portsdown Clinic.
Full details of these events are posted on the BATC forum
A full list of rallies in the UK can be found on the RSGB website.