Worried About Overloading Sockets? – Try This Calculator

Spotlight Safety Feature - Irvine Beat FM Q: How many appliances can you plug into one socket? A: Follow the 13 amp rule as explained in this article. Q: How do I know if I am overloading a mains socket? A: Different appliances draw different amps. Use our calculator on this page as a guide to avoid overloading. Q: How many watts can a 13 amp socket take? A:...
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Drones – Listen Again – We Discuss The Safe Use Of Drones

Talking Drones
  Spotlight Feature - The Safe Use Of Drones? On Thursday lunchtime (24/1/19) our feature article was "drones". In order to encourage and promote the safe and responsible use of drones, following the recent bad publicity that drones have had in the news. The purpose of this feature was not to denounce the use of drones, as the media has done recently, but instead to...
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Could You Volunteer to Support Erskine’s Veterans in 2019?

Erskine Veterans
  Calling on the support of Irvine Beat FM listeners in Renfrewshire. George Brabender and his Bernese Mountain dog Bailey have been volunteering with Erskine for two years. Could 2019 be the year you volunteer to support Erskine’s veterans? Spend any time with George and gentle giant Bailey and it is clear to see the difference they are making to the lives of the ...
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