News for England South-West – 11 June 2017

| June 9, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Flight Refuelling Amateur Radio Society has the HF and VHF shacks open today, with newcomers welcome. Next Sunday sees a talk on how to homebrew beer. Contact John, G4POF, on 0758 250.

Poole Radio Society is taking part in the Practical Wireless 144MHz QRP Contest today from Povington Hill. Friday sees an activity night. Next Saturday and Sunday GX4PRS will be on the air from Poole Museum for Museums on the Air weekend. For details, email

Exeter Amateur Radio Society has its net on GB3EWfrom 7.45pm on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s a workshop on HF antennas. Contact Nick, M0NRJ, on 01363 775 756.

Thornbury and South Gloucestershire Amateur Radio Club is having an M6 night with the club on the air on Wednesday. On Friday it’s the regular VHF net and next Saturday and Sunday sees activities for Museums on the Air. Contact Mark, 2E0RKM, on 0777 629 2813.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Mid-Somerset Amateur Radio Club is having a social evening at the new meeting venue. Note that meetings will now be on the second Monday of the month. Contact David Edwards, G8BFV, on 01749 670 085.

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 Plymouth Radio Club is holding a club night. Contact David Beck, 2E0DTC, via email to

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

On Thursday Saltash and District Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Contact Mark Chanter, M0WMB, on 0781 054 8445.

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

On Thursday Sutton and Cheam Radio Society is having a talk on how space weather affects radio signals by Dr Colin Forsyth from the Mullard Space Science Laboratory. More information from Martin, M0SGL, via email to

On Thursday Yeovil Amateur Radio Club has a fox hunt from 7.30 pm. Details from Rodney Edwards, M0RGE, on 01935 825 791.

On Friday North Bristol Amateur Radio Club is mounting a DXpedition to Seawalls, Durham Downs. Details from Mat, G7FBD, via email to

On Friday Torbay Amateur Radio Society is having an operating night. Contact John, via email to

Category: News for England South West and Channel Islands