News for England South-West – 7 February 2016

| February 5, 2016

We start with advance notice that Sidmouth Amateur Radio Society will be starting a Foundation course on Tuesday the 16th of February. Full details are on their website,

Today and next Sunday North Bristol Amateur Radio Club is holding an open net on GB3BS from 7pm. Friday sees a relax and chat evening. Details from Mat, G7FBD, via email to

The SouthWest Cluster is holding further experimental nets on the DMR Network, Slot 2, Talk Group 950, from 6pm tonight and next Sunday, operating simultaneously on GB7AA, GB7BS, GB7FI, GB7TC, GB7JB, GB7SD and GB7DR and, when internet connections are established to the sites, GB7CW, GB7KT and GB7MJ. The organisers wish to point out that the SouthWest Cluster network is independent of the DMR-marc network.

Exeter Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on VHF/UHF propagation on Monday by Nick, M0NRJ. Tuesday sees the club net on GB3EW from 7.45pm. Details from Nick, M0NRJ, on 01363 775 756.

On Monday Weston Super Mare Radio Society is having a natter night. Contact Paul, G3SDH, via email to

On Tuesday Mid-Somerset Amateur Radio Club is watching the latest TxFactor video. Contact David Edwards, G8BFV, on 01749 670 085.

On Tuesday Plymouth Radio Club is holding its AGM from 7pm. Details from David Beck, 2E0DTC, via email to

On Thursday South Bristol Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on Summits on the Air by Martin, 2E0EUW. Details from Andrew Jenner, G7KNA, on 07838 695 471.

On Thursday Sutton & Cheam Radio Society is having a talk on back yard EME by Paul Whatton, G4DCV. Note that this meeting is on 2nd Thursday of the month for this month only. More information from John, G0BWV, on 0208 644 9945.

On Thursday Yeovil Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on a rotary converter by G7LNJ. Details from Rodney Edwards, M0RGE, on 01935 825 791.

On Friday Torbay Amateur Radio Society is having a club night with business meeting. For more information contact Dave, G6FSP, by email to

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