News for England South East – 24 August 2014

| August 22, 2014

We start with a request from a shortwave listener in Barking who is blind and a wheelchair user, asking if anyone would be able to help him attend amateur radio events. Anyone able to assist is asked to contact Keith directly on 0208 984 8200.

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society is demonstrating amateur radio to the public at Sandford Mill museum today. On Thursday there’s a Morse class in The Bell, Danbury CM3 4DT plus a training class at Danbury Village Hall CM3 4NQ. Contact Martyn, G1EFL, on 01245 469 008.

Wimbledon and District Amateur Radio Society has its Top Band net today at 8pm on 1.980MHz.The Monday 2m net starts on 145.500MHz and then QSYs to a free frequency. Details from Kim Brown, G6JXA, on 07812 735 507.

Lowestoft and District PYE Amateur Radio Club has a CW net on 28.050MHz at 8.30 and an FM net on 29.140MHz at 9pm today and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a net on 145.450MHz at 9pm and on Saturday there’s a club night at the shack. Contact Tim Ward, 2E0TJW, on 07810 481 182.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Sunday Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club is holding a barbecue. Contact Chrissie Turner, via email to

Today and Monday August Radio Society of Harrow is taking part in Harrow In Leaf at Harrow Museum. Details from Linda, G7RJL, on 0208 386 8586.

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club is holding its club net on 145.375MHz from 8pm. Details from Andy, M0HAK, via email to

On Wednesday Darenth Valley Radio Society Video Evening. Contact Mike, G8AXA, on 01689 856 935.

On Wednesday Farnborough and District Radio Society is having a talk on Ham Speak by John, G3KND. Details from Neville, G4SPD, on 01252 404 816.

On Wednesday Newbury and District Amateur Radio Society is having a presentation on the history of the RSGB by Larry, G4OXY. Details from Rob, G4LMW, on 01635 862 737.

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having an informal and Bright Sparks evening. Details from Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 419 204.

On Monday Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club is putting G3WOR on the air. Contact John, G8FMJ, on 01273 593 232.

On Thursday Echelford Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on HF aerials, feeders and the Z-Match ATU by Bob Burns, G3OOU. Contact John, G4GSC, on 01784 451 898.

On Thursday Edgware and District Radio Society is having a natter night. More information from Mike, G4RNW, on 02089 500 658.

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is holding a treasure hunt. Contact Sue Davis, G6YPY, on 01273 845 103.

Next Saturday and Sunday August Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society is running its Foundation course. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

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