News for England South East – 25 January 2015

| January 23, 2015

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Hastings Electronics and Radio Club is having a talk on the personal aspects of digital amateur radio on Wednesday by Stuart, G4WCP. Saturday sees an auction of used and surplus equipment in aid of the Repeater Group. The auction opens for viewing at 1.30pm at Holy Redeemer Church Hall, with bidding due to start around 2.15 pm. Visitors are very welcome. Details from Gordon, on 01424 431 909.

Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club is putting G3WOR on the air on Wednesday from 7.30pm. Next Sunday sees the monthly breakfast meeting from 9am. Contact Gordon Hutchinson, 2E0GTG,, 07801 599470.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Eastbourne Electronics and Radio Club is looking at software defined radio projects. Contact Peter, via email to

On Tuesday Dorking and District Radio Society is having a talk on UFOs by Leslie Baker, G8JIC. Contact Garth, G3NPC, on 01737 359 472.

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

On Wednesday Brede Steam Amateur Radio Society is at the shack. Contact Dan Adkin, M0HOW, on 01424 882 008.

On Wednesday Crawley Amateur Radio Club is holding its AGM. Contact John, G3VLH, on 01342 714 402.

On Wednesday Chesham and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM from 8.30pm at the White Hill Centre. Contact Terry, G0VFW, via email to

On Wednesday Darenth Valley Radio Society is having a natter night. Details from Mike, G8AXA, on 01689 856 935.

On Wednesday Southgate Amateur Radio Club is having a social evening at Chez Tonton. Contact Mr K. Mendum, G8RPA, via email to

On Thursday Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society is running a training course and Morse class at Danbury Village Hall. Contact for more information.

On Thursday Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its 2015 construction contest. Contact John Burnett, 2E0OAK, on 07860 804 793.

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is having part two of the talk on DC to light. Details form Sue Davis, G6YPY, on 01273 845 103.

On Friday Wimbledon and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on contesting by John, G8MNY. Details from Kim Brown, G6JXA, on 07812 735 507.

On Sunday South Essex Amateur Radio Society is at the 30th Canvey Radio and Electronics Rally. Contact Terry Howchen, G1FBW, on 07986 070 040.

On Sunday Surrey Radio Contact Club has its top band net on 1905kHz at 9.30am. Details from John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

Finally, news that Dr M Williams, G0EGA will start a new GB2CW Morse class broadcast on 7 and 8 February and continue every subsequent weekend until 8 March. Transmissions are on 145.250MHz from 8pm local time and cover Norwich, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth and surrounding areas. Details from Dr M Williams, G0EGA, on 01986 782 444, evenings only.

Category: News for England East and East Anglia, News for England South and South East, News for London and Thames Valley