News for England South-West – 18 December 2016

| December 16, 2016

A GB2RS bulletin will be prepared for next Sunday, Christmas Day, but it may not be read in all areas. The script will be uploaded to the RSGB website on Friday, and it will contain local news up to 8 January. It can be found, as usual, at

North Bristol Amateur Radio Club has an open net from 7pm on GB3BS tonight. On Friday there’s a relax and chat plus operating evening. Saturday sees the south-west DMR net from 7pm, Slot2 Talk Group 950. Details from Mat, G7FBD, via email to

Thornbury and South Gloucestershire Amateur Radio Club has its Chairman’s social and quiz on Wednesday. Friday sees the regular VHF net. Details from Mark, 2E0RKM, on 0777 629 2813.

Now we return to the listing in date order. On Monday Weston-super-Mare Radio Society is having a construction, operating and natter night. Details from Martin Jones, G7UWI, on 01934 613 094.

On Tuesday Exeter Amateur Radio Society has its net on GB3EW from 7.45pm. Contact Nick, M0NRJ, on 01363 775 756.

On Wednesday Burnham-on-Sea Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Contact Brian, G4RGY, on 01278 683 645.

On Wednesday Southampton Amateur radio club is holding a Christmas get together at the Peartree Pub, SO19 7GZ. For details email

On Wednesday Exmouth Amateur Radio Club is holding its Christmas party. Contact Mike, G1GZG, on 01395 274 172.

On Thursday South Bristol Amateur Radio Club is having an open house and on the air night. Details from Andrew Jenner, G7KNA, on 07838 695 471.

On Thursday Yeovil Amateur Radio Club is on the air. Details from Rodney, M0RGE, on 01935 825 791.

On Friday Flight Refuelling Amateur Radio Society is having a talk by Geoff, G8OFQ on a DXpedition to the Galapagos Islands. More information from John, G4POF, by email to

On Friday Torbay Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. For more information contact Dave, G6FSP, by email to

Category: News for England South West and Channel Islands