News for England South-East – 17 July 2016

| July 15, 2016

We start with clubs that have several events this week. On Sunday Burnham Beeches Radio Club is at the McMichael Rally. Monday sees a video and on the air night. Details from Charles, G0SKA, on 01753 647 101.

Dover Radio Club is having an introduction to the world of packet radio by Matt, M1CMN on Wednesday. Saturday sees G3YMD on a demo stand at Dover Regatta. Contact Aaron, 2E0FQR, on 0771 465 4267.

Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club has nets today and next Sunday from 8.30am on 144.180MHz USB, from 10.30am on 7.0875MHz or 3.620MHz LSB, and from 11.30am on 145.550MHz FM. Wednesday sees a club net on 145.550MHz from 8pm and on Friday there’s a club night plus surplus sale. Contact Ian, M0HTA, via email to

Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a social evening at The George on Tuesday. Wednesday sees the club net from 9pm, starting on 145.500MHz. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

Leiston Amateur Radio Club is at Brundish Village Green on Sunday. Next Sunday sees the 2m and 70cm contest. For details, email

Loughton and Epping Forest Amateur Radio Society is running GB100NWA today at North Weald Airfield as part of the Community Day celebrating its 100th anniversary. Thursday sees the net from 8pm on 144.725MHz. On Friday there’s a talk on restoring vintage wireless sets by John Mulye, G0VEH. Saturday sees the start of the Field Weekend at the Rainbow and Dove pub, Hastingwood. Details from Dave De La Haye, M0MBD, on 0798 016 5172.

Southdown Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the 70MHz Trophy Contest on Sunday. On Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday there are the usual complex set of meet-ups and nets on various bands and modes. Details from Andy, M6GND, on 01323 486 924.

Surrey Radio Contact Club has its net on 1905kHz from 9.30am this Sunday and next Sunday. On Monday it’s the annual barbecue with G4CCY and G4DDY. The 4m net is on Thursday from 8pm on 70.300MHz, 8pm. Friday sees a net on 145.350MHz, also from 8pm. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club has its regular net on 3.172MHz from 7.30am this Sunday and next Sunday. On Monday there’s a club net on 145.425MHz FM from 7.30pm. Wednesday sees outdoor on the air activities. On Thursday there’s a club net on 7.106MHz SSB from 11am. Contact Al, M0OAL, via email to

Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society is operating on Felixstowe beach on Monday. Next Saturday and Sunday sees a special event for the Military Heritage weekend. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

Fareham and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Tuesday from 8pm on 145.475MHz ± QRM. Wednesday sees a social night plus preparation for the VHF DF hunt. On Thursday there’s a net from 7.30pm on 1967kHz. For details, email Chris Jenkins-Powell, G7MFR, via

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Sunday Reading and District Amateur Radio Club is at the McMichael Rally 2016 at Reading Rugby Football Club. Contact Laurence James, G2DD, on 07584 706 625.

On Monday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society Club is holding a barbecue. For more information contact John, M5AJB, on 01787 460 947.

On Monday Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society is holding a skills night at Danbury Village Hall. For more information, email

On Monday Radio Society of Harrow has its club net from 8.15pm, starting on 145.500 then moving to 145.350MHz. Contact Linda, G7RJL, via email to

On Tuesday Brede Steam Amateur Radio Society is at the shack. Details from Dan Adkin, M0HOW, on 01424 882 008.

On Tuesday Verulam Amateur Radio Club is having a talk by Peter, G3UHN and John, G8CLY on everything you need to know as a new amateur that is not in the licence courses. Contact Greg Beacher, M0PPG, on 01582 413 345.

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

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having an informal evening plus Bright Sparks. Contact Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 308.

On Thursday Colchester Radio Amateurs has a talk on Raspberry Pi radio by Peter, G0DZB. Contact Stefan, M0XLB, on 0777 161 6676.

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society has a club meeting. Details from Richard, G7GLW, on 07831 715 797.

On Thursday Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on getting started in ATV by Noel Matthews, G8GTZ. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 02392 472 846.

On Thursday Norfolk Coast Amateur Radio Society is looking at phased vertical antennas. For details email Steve, G3PND, via

On Thursday Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club has an open 2m FM net from 7.30pm. Contact Gordon, 2E0ELI, via email to

On Friday Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club is holding a junk sale. Contact Quintin Gee, M1ENU, on 023 8078 7799.

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is holding a treasure hunt, starting at Cyprus Hall Car Park. Contact Stella Rogers, M6ZRJ, on 01273 844 511.

On Friday Thames Amateur Radio Group has its club net on GB3DA. For information, email

On Sunday Essex Hams has a net on GB3DA from 8pm, plus there’s a live audio feed and chatroom at Contact Pete, M0PSX, via email to

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