News for England South-West – 11 September 2016

| September 9, 2016

We start with advance news that Sidmouth Amateur Radio Society in Devon will be commencing an Intermediate training course on 6 October. Early booking is recommended for any one interested. Details online at

Now for clubs that have several events this week. North Bristol Amateur Radio Club has an open net from 7pm on GB3BS tonight and next Sunday. Friday sees a radio-related video plus a relax and chat evening. On Saturday it’s the south-west DMR net from 7pm, Slot2 Talk Group 950. Details from Mat, G7FBD, via email to

Torbay Amateur Radio Society is at the Mobile Communication Rally today, in Newton Abbot. On Friday there’s a club night. For more information contact Dave, G6FSP, by email to

Weston-super-Mare Radio Society is having a construction, operating and natter night on Monday. Next Sunday the club is at the Radio Rally. Details from Martin Jones, G7UWI, on 01934 613 094.

Exeter Amateur Radio Society has its net on GB3EW on Tuesday from 7.45pm. On Wednesday there’s a digital modes workshop in America Hall at 6.30pm. Contact Nick, M0NRJ, on 01363 775 756.

Thornbury and South Gloucestershire Amateur Radio Club is having an on the air night on Wednesday. Friday sees the club net. For information, email

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Saltash and District Amateur Radio Club is operating GB5IVE for CHOTA at St Ive Methodist Church, St Ive—not St Ives—Cornwall. Contact Mark Chanter, M0WMB, on 01752 215 546.

On Tuesday Mid-Somerset Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on recent developments in digital ATV by Shaun, G8VPG. Contact David Edwards, G8BFV, on 01749 670 085.

On Tuesday Plymouth Radio Club has the club transmitters on the air. Contact David Beck, 2E0DTC, via email to

On Thursday Cornish Radio Amateur Club is having a club evening. Details from Steve, G7VOH, on 01209 844 939.

On Thursday Riviera Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. For details email

On Thursday South Bristol Amateur Radio Club is holding a table top sale. Details from Andrew Jenner, G7KNA, on 07838 695 471.

Category: News for England South West and Channel Islands