News for England South-West – 25 June 2017

| June 23, 2017

We start with news that Torbay Amateur Radio Society Training Team is running Intermediate practical sessions as part of weekly club nights. They will culminate in an Intermediate licence weekend workshop and exams in October. The cost is around £70 per candidate, covering room hire and exam fees. Application forms can be found on the club website and any questions can be sent to This Friday, Torbay Amateur Radio Society is holding a members’ show-and-tell night. For general enquiries, contact John, via email to

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Flight Refuelling Amateur Radio Society preparing for RSGB VHF National Field Day today. Next Saturday and Sunday sees the group on the air for NFD from Cerne Abbas. Contact John, G4POF, on 0758 250.

Thornbury and South Gloucestershire Amateur Radio Club is on the air /P on Wednesday testing new antenna systems. The regular VHF net is on Friday. Next Saturday sees a club stall at Thornbury Carnival, plus the club will be on the air for VHF National Field Day on Saturday and Sunday. Contact Mark, 2E0RKM, on 0777 629 2813.

South Bristol Amateur Radio Club has a briefing for VHF NFD on Thursday. Next Saturday and Sunday sees the National Field Day station on the air. Details from Andrew Jenner, G7KNA, on 07838 695 471.

Poole Radio Society is having an activity night on Friday. Next Saturday sees the VHF National Field Day station on the air from 1400 to 2300 at Worth Matravers Car Park. For details, email

Now we return to the traditional 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. Wednesday sees a talk on how to build a repeater. Contact Nick, M0NRJ, on 01363 775 756.

On Thursday Yeovil Amateur Radio Club is having a committee meeting and problem solving evening. Details from Rodney Edwards, M0RGE, on 01935 825 791.

On Friday North Bristol ARS is having a relax-and-chat evening, alongside training classes and radio operation. Details from Mat, G7FBD, via email to

Category: News for England South West and Channel Islands