News for England South-West – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

We start with an announcement from Torbay amateur radio club of a Foundation course, which will run over the weekend of the 12th to the 14th of May. The cost is expected not to exceed £60, including venue hire and the cost of the exam. Candidates will need to provide themselves with a copy of Foundation Licence Now!, available from the RSGB Bookshop. Details of the course are in the training pages of and questions can be sent to the training team via email to

North Bristol Amateur Radio Club has its net from 7pm on GB3BS tonight and next Sunday. On Friday there’s a talk on Broadband Ham Net by G7NSY and 2E0PGS. Details from Mat, G7FBD, via email to

Thornbury & South Gloucestershire Amateur Radio Club is holding its AGM on Wednesday. Friday sees the 2m open net. Contact Mark, 2E0RKM, on 0777 629 2813.

On Sunday Callington Amateur Radio Society is running the Callington Rally. Details from John, G4PBN, on 01822 835 834.

On Monday Bristol RSGB Group is having a talk by writer and presenter Paul Heiney, M0HWV on talking wires in the sky. Contact Shaun O’Sullivan, G8VPG, on 01225 873 098.

On Monday Weston Super Mare Radio Society is having a construction, operating and natter night. Details from Martin Jones, G7UWI, on 01934 613 094.

On Tuesday Exeter Amateur Radio Society has its weekly net on GB3EW at 7.45pm. Contact Nick, M0NRJ, on 01363 775 756.

On Thursday South Bristol Amateur Radio Club is holding an open house and on the air night. Details from Andrew Jenner, G7KNA, on 07838 695 471.

On Thursday Swindon & District Amateur Radio Club is holding its construction contest. Contact Jonathan, M0ZGB, via email to

On Friday Torbay Amateur Radio Society is holding the presentation of club awards. For more information contact Dave, G6FSP, by email to

Category: News for England South West and Channel Islands