News for England South-East – 11 September 2016

| September 9, 2016

We start with clubs that have several events this week. 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. Monday sees a club net on 145.550MHz from 8pm. Contact Ian, M0HTA, via email to

Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society is running a special event station at Martlesham airfield today. On Monday there’s a post mortem from ESWR. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

Southdown Amateur Radio Society is running a special event station for West Dean Open Day today. The regular complex schedule of multiple nets and meet-ups take place on Wednesday Thursday and Saturday. Next Sunday sees the 70MHz Contest. Details from Andy, M6GND, on 01323 486 924.

Surrey Radio Contact Club has a net today and next Sunday on 1905kHz from 9.30am. Thursday sees a net on 70.300MHz from 8pm and 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 80m net from 7.30 am today and next Sunday. On Monday the 2m club net starts at 7.30pm and Wednesday sees a club evening. On Thursday it’s the 49m club net from 11am. Contact Al, M0OAL, via email to

On Monday Radio Society of Harrow has its club net from 8.15pm, starting on 145.500 then QSY. Friday sees the invitation-only 70th anniversary celebration for members past and present. Contact Linda, G7RJL, via email to

Reading and District Amateur Radio Club continues its Advanced course on Monday and the Intermediate course on Saturday. Contact Laurence James, G2DD, on 0758 470 6625.

Fareham and District Amateur Radio Club has its club net on Tuesday from 8pm on 145.475MHz, Wednesday sees an open net at the club house, and on Thursday there’s the Top Band net from 7.30pm on 1967kHz. For details, email Chris Jenkins-Powell, G7MFR, on 07817 498 772.

Loughton and Epping Forest Amateur Radio Society has its net on Thursday from 8pm on 144.725MHz. Friday sees the presentation of members’ awards. Next Saturday and Sunday sees a Foundation training course and exam. Details from Dave De La Haye, M0MBD, on 0798 016 5172.

On Tuesday Colchester Radio Amateurs has its club net on Tuesday from 7pm on 433.425MHz. Wednesday sees a club net from 7pm on 145.350MHz and on Thursday there’s a talk on contest tips by Jonathan, G0DVJ. Contact Stefan, M0XLB, on 0777 161 6676.

Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 9pm on Wednesday, starting on 145.500MHz. Next Sunday sees the Foundation course. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is preparing for Haywards Heath Town Day on Friday, in advance of the event that takes place on Saturday. Contact Stella Rogers, M6ZRJ, on 01273 844 511.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Coulsdon Amateur Transmitting Society is having a talk by Paul Harman entitled One Man and His Guide Dog. Details from Mike Buckley, M1CCF, on 020 8654 2582.

On Monday Eastbourne Electronics and Radio Club is having a project and demo evening. For information, email

On Monday West Kent Amateur Radio Society is having an introduction to the aerial analyser. Details from Keith, G4JED, via email to

On Tuesday Leiston Amateur Radio Club is holding a surplus sale from 7.30pm at the Quaker Rooms. For details, phone 01473 738 593.

On Wednesday Aylesbury Vale Radio Society is having a talk by Vic, G6GDI on his personal experiences of Radio Caroline. For information, email

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club is visiting the National Grid. Details from Andy, M0HAK, via email to

On Wednesday Darenth Valley Radio Society Radio is on the air and having a natter night. Contact Mike, G8AXA, on 01689 856 935.

On Wednesday Southgate Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on the history of ballooning by Mike Hodgson, M0NOE. Contact Mr K. Mendum, G8RPA, via email to

On Thursday Horsham Amateur Radio Club is having a social evening at The Royal Oak, Wineham. Details from Alistair, G3ZBU, on 07855 268 666.

On Thursday Norfolk Coast Amateur Radio Society is visiting Bletchley Park. For details email Steve, G3PND, via

On Thursday Sutton and Cheam Radio Society is having a talk on the Amateur Radio Observation Service by Deputy AROS Coordinator Vince Shirley, G0ORC. Contact John, G0BWV, on 0208 644 9945.

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

On Friday Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club is having members’ 15 minute talks. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 02392 472 846.

On Friday Thames Amateur Radio Group has a members-only construction and Advance exam tutoring evening. For information, email

On Sunday Crawley Amateur Radio Club is hosting the annual Microwave Round Table, which will include microwave related demonstrations, presentations, equipment and component sales. Microwave enthusiasts from around the UK and overseas are welcomed. Refreshments are available. More information from John, G3VLH, on 01342 714 402.

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