News for England South East – 1 February 2015

| January 30, 2015

We start with a reminder that Dr M. Williams, G0EGA will start a new GB2CW Morse class broadcast on 7 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 please.

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Surrey Radio Contact Club Sunday has its Top Band net today and next Sunday on 1905kHz from 9.30am. Monday sees a chat and fix-it evening, and on Friday there’s the 2m net on 145.350MHz ±25kHz at 9pm. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club has its Sunday breakfast meeting today from 9am. The Advanced course is on Tuesday from 8pm to 10pm. Wednesday sees part one of a series on home construction by Ron Bravery, G3SKI. Details from Gordon Hutchinson, 2E0GTG, on 07801 599 470.

Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on Tuesday on probing the Northern Lights by Brendan Goodbody at Oaklands. Thursday sees a training course and Morse class at Danbury Village Hall. Contact

Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club is having a PSK31 Buildathon next Saturday and on Sunday there’s Foundation training. Contact Chrissie Turner, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Sunday South Essex Amateur Radio Society is at the 30th Canvey Radio and Electronics Rally. Details from Terry Howchen, G1FBW, on 07986 070 040.

On Monday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society is looking at how to DF hunt. For more information contact John, M5AJB, on 01787 460 947.

On Monday Burnham Beeches Radio Club is having a talk on WSPR by Greg, G4EBY. Contact Dave, G4XDU, on 01628 625 720.

On Wednesday Banbury Amateur Radio Society is on the air. Contact John, G8OZH, on 07774 525 818.

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club is having a bring and show evening. Details from Andy, M0HAK, via email to

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

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club has Ed Erbes talking on CERN. Details from Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 419 204.

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society is having a talk on PAT testing by Chris Whitmarsh, G0FDZ. More information from Richard, G7GLW, on 07831 715 797.

On Thursday Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club is having a natter night and social evening. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 02392 472 846.

On Thursday Horsham Amateur Radio Club is having a talk entitled G4UDU goes backpacking in the Grand Canyon. Contact Adrian, G4LRP, on 07714 664 957.

On Thursday Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a chat night about members’ favourite radios hosted by Bryan, M0BIK. Contact John Burnett, 2E0OAK, on 07860 804 793.

On Thursday Thames Amateur Radio Group is having a talk by Justin, G0KSC on SDR radio. Details from Mark Sanderson, M0IEO, on 07940 579 116.

On Friday Crystal Palace Radio and Electronics Club is holding its AGM and construction contest. Contact Bob, G3OOU, on 01737 552 170.

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is having a radio night. Contact Sue Davis, G6YPY, on 01273 845 103.

On Saturday Reading and District Amateur Radio Club is running its Intermediate course. Details from Harry via email to

On Sunday Harwell Amateur Radio Society is holding its annual construction contest. Details from Malcolm, G8NRP, on 01235 524 844.

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