News for England South-West – 13 August 2017

| August 11, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Poole Radio Society has a stand at the Flight Refuelling Hamfest on Sunday. On Friday there’s an activity night. For details, email

Weston-super-Mare Radio Society is having a construction, operating and natter night on Monday. Next Sunday sees a DF hunt. Contact Martin Jones, G7UWI, on 01934 613 094.

South Bristol Amateur Radio Club has a briefing on Thursday for International Lighthouses and Lightships on the Air weekend, in advance of the event on Saturday and Sunday. Details from Andrew Jenner, G7KNA, on 07838 695 471.

Yeovil Amateur Radio Club has its Field Day at Galhampton on Thursday from 7 pm. On Friday there’s a construction and on-air evening at Sparkford. Details from Rodney Edwards, M0RGE, on 01935 825 791.

Torbay Amateur Radio Society has an operating night on Friday. Saturday sees the club’s 70th anniversary barbecue. For details, contact John via email to

On Saturday Torbay Amateur Radio Society is having a 70th Anniversary barbecue at Chudleigh. Details from John, by email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

The Flight Refuelling Amateur Radio Society Hamfest Rally takes place on Sunday at Merley. For details, contact John, G4POF, on 0758 250 6336.

On Monday Mid-Somerset Amateur Radio Club has its summer picnic and /P operation. Contact David Edwards, G8BFV, on 01749 670 085.

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

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

On Thursday Newquay Radio Club is discussing poisons. More information from Terry, 2E0XTM, on 01841 540 142.

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

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

On Thursday Sutton and Cheam Radio Society is having a talk on ICQ podcasts by Martin Butler, M1MRB. Contact Martin, M0SGL, via email to

On Friday North Bristol Amateur Radio Club is having a relax, chat and operating evening. Details from Mat, G7FBD, via email to

Category: News for England South West and Channel Islands