England South West – 5 May 2013

| May 3, 2013

We start with news that a new amateur radio club was formed in Bath on Thursday 25 April. The club will continue to meet on the 4th Thursday of the month from 7.30pm at the Masonic Hall, Redfield Road, Midsomer Norton, BA3 2JN. Full details of Bath and District Amateur Radio Club are online at http://badarc.webs.com.

Now for clubs that have several events this week. On Monday Exeter Amateur Radio Society is holding its HF net on 3.675MHz from 7.45pm. The Tuesday 2m net is on 145.575MHz at 7.45pm and on Thursday it’s the 4m net on 70.425MHz from 7pm. Contact Nick, 2E0NRJ, on 01363 775 756.

Riviera Amateur Radio Club is putting MX0RIV on the air on Tuesday. Wednesday and Saturday see club nets on 145.425MHz from 8pm. Contact Alan Wyatt, G2DXU, by email to rivieraarc@gmail.com.

South Bristol Amateur Radio Club is having a briefing for Mills on the Air on Wednesday, then the event itself commences on Saturday. Details from Andrew Jenner, G7KNA, on 07838 695 471.

Thornbury & South Gloucestershire Amateur Radio Club is on the air on Wednesday. The club 2m net is on Friday at 8pm. Contact Tony, G0WMB, on 01454 417 048.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Thursday Swindon & District Amateur Radio Club is having an activity night. Contact Den, M0ACM, on 07810 317 750.

On Thursday Yeovil Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on travelling wave aerials by G3MYM. Details from Rodney Edwards, M0RGE, on 01935 825 791.

On Friday Poole Radio Society is having a talk on amateur radio satellites by Jim Heck, G3WGM, the Hon Secretary of AMSAT-UK. Non-members are welcome but an email in advance would be appreciated. More info from Bill Coombes, G4ERV, by email to secretary@g4prs.org.uk.

Category: News for England South West and Channel Islands