News for England South West – 10 August 2014

| August 8, 2014

We start with an announcement by Itchen Valley Radio Society that due to circumstances beyond their control, there will not be a meeting on Friday 22 August.
Now for clubs that have several events this week. Flight Refuelling Amateur Radio Society is running its Hamfest rally from 9am today at Cobham Sports and Social Club, Merley, Wimborne. Next weekend sees a Foundation course on Saturday and Sunday. Also next Sunday there’s a talk on the Cobweb antenna by Mark, 2E0VOV. More information from John, G4POF, by email to
Poole Radio Society is at the Flight Refuelling Hamfest today. The 2m FM net is on Wednesday at 8pm. There’s an activity night on Friday and next Sunday sees a day in the park. Contact Bill Coombes, G4ERV, on 01202 246 515.
Exeter Amateur Radio Society is having an introduction to WSPR in the Moose Centre at 7pm on Monday. The 2m net is on 145.575MHz at 7.45pm on Tuesday and the HF net on Friday 3.675MHz at 7.45pm. Contact Nick, M0NRJ, on 01363 775 756.
South Bristol Amateur Radio Club is having a briefing on Thursday for International Lighthouses and Lightships weekend. Next Saturday and Sunday sees the station on the air for that event. Details from Andrew Jenner, G7KNA, on 07838 695 471.
Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Tuesday Plymouth Radio Club is having an illustrated talk on FLdigi by Ian Harley, G6BJJ, RAYNET Group Controller for West Devon. Details from David Beck, 2E0DTC, by email to
On Wednesday Devon & Cornwall Repeater Group is at the Engine House Compton Park Callington from 2pm. All are welcome. Details are online at
On Wednesday Thornbury & South Gloucestershire Amateur Radio Club is having an electronics and project night. Contact John Rowden, M0HFH, on 07743 697 063.
On Thursday Yeovil Amateur Radio Club is having mini talks. Details from Rodney Edwards, M0RGE, on 01935 825 791.
On Friday Cornish Radio Amateur Club commences three days operating GX4CRC at the West of England Steam Engine Rally. Details from Steve, G7VOH, on 01209 844 939.

Category: News for England South West and Channel Islands