News for England South-West – 28 February 2016

| February 26, 2016

Trev, G2KF has decided to retire from reading GB2RS News due to ill health. The RSGB would like to thank him for his service to GB2RS over many years. If any one would like to become a GB2RS News reader in the South West, or in any other part of the UK, please contact the GB2RS News Manager, Ken Hatton, G3VBA, via email to

Today and next Sunday North Bristol Amateur Radio Club is holding an open net on GB3BS from 7pm. On Friday there’s the second part of the talk on an USB SDR panoramic adapter by Mat, G7FBD. 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.

On Monday Bristol RSGB Group is having a talk on recent developments in digital amateur television by Shaun O’Sullivan, G8VPG. For more information contact Robin Thompson, G3TKF, via email to

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

On Tuesday Exeter Amateur Radio Society has its monthly net on GB3EX at 7.45pm. Contact Nick, M0NRJ, on 01363 775 756.

On Wednesday Callington Amateur Radio Society is having a club night and making preparations for the rally. Contact John, G4PBN, on 01822 835 834.

On Wednesday Cornish Radio Amateur Club is holding a committee meeting, with the main meeting on Thursday. Details from Steve, G7VOH, on 01209 844 939.

On Thursday Saltash and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on submarine life by Kit Keathy. More information from Mark Chanter, M0WMB, on 01752 215 546.

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

On Thursday Yeovil Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on the Rybakov aerial by G3ICO. Details from Rodney Edwards, M0RGE, on 01935 825 791.

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

Category: News for England South West and Channel Islands