News for England South-West – 4 June 2023

| June 2, 2023

The Online Amateur Radio Community runs a 40m slow-to-medium speed CW net every Monday evening at 7pm. All are welcome to join in. For more information see On the first and third Saturdays of the month, the group holds a virtual social night called ‘The Rubber Duck’ on Zoom. For more information, see

The Online Radio Club has a virtual radio club night at 7.30pm every Thursday via Zoom. It is suitable for all radio enthusiasts regardless of individual skill level. Go to the website for the meeting link.

Ham Radio Network has a talk on the theme of An Evening with… on Monday. See the website for further details.

On Sundays, Appledore and District Amateur Radio Club has a net on 1.860MHz from 9.30am, followed by an SSB net on 144.260MHz at 10.30am. The club has weekday nets taking place from 4pm on 145.450MHz, except Wednesday when the net moves to 144.260MHz between 8 and 9pm. On Monday, there is a net via GB3DN at 11am. There is another net on Friday from 11am via GB3DN and on 145.450MHz at 8pm. John, G3JKL

On Tuesday, Bath and District Amateur Radio Club will be holding a net on 70.475MHz from 7.30pm. On Wednesday, there will be a net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm.

On Tuesday, Blackmore Vale Amateur Radio Society will be meeting at The New Remembrance Hall, Charlton, Shaftesbury from 7.30pm. On Wednesday, there are club nets on 28.360MHz at 8pm and 70.425MHz at 9pm., Visit the website to find out more.

On Mondays, Callington Amateur Radio Society has a net via the GB3JL repeater from 8pm. On Wednesdays, the Society meets at the Engine House Café from 1.30pm. On Wednesday 7 June the Society will also be meeting from 7pm to discuss QSO logging solutions such as Logbook of the World and other online confirmation systems. This will be a chance to learn about and see logging systems in action. The session will be led by Alastair, M0KRR.

On Sundays, Flight Refuelling Amateur Radio Society has a club night from 7pm. Wednesday sees another club night from 7pm. The Society holds a Morse Academy every Thursday night from 7pm. Also on Thursdays, there are nets on 70.400MHz from 7pm, and 145.375MHz from 8pm. Sue,

Guernsey Amateur Radio Society has a net on Tuesday from 8pm on 145.525MHz. On Thursday the DMR net is from 8pm on GB7GY on talk group 23515, time slot 1. All are welcome to join in. On Friday, the club meets at the Bunker, Beau Sejour Leisure Centre from 7.30pm. Everyone is welcome. Phil, GU0SUP, 07781 151 747

On Wednesday, Holsworthy Amateur Radio Club, will be meeting at Milton Damerel Parish Hall from 7.30pm. Visit the website to find out more.

On Tuesdays, Isle of Avalon Amateur Radio Club has a net on 433.475MHz from 8pm. The net moves to 145.475MHz on Wednesdays from 8pm. A 10m net on 28.405MHz is held on Thursdays from 8pm. The club meets on Fridays at Ivor’s Paddock from 6pm. Matt, 2E0FNT, 0730 554 9614

The Jersey Amateur Radio Society clubroom is now open on Friday evenings from 8pm. An old footpath has been reinstated to gain access from the Meteorological Radar Tower to Mast B. Please be very careful as the ground is uneven. You will need a torch if it is dark. Mike, GJ0PDJ on 07797 718390

Newquay and District Amateur Radio Society meets at Trevisker Saint Eval Community Centre, 750 Orion Drive, Wadebridge at 7pm on the second Wednesday of each month. Visit the website for further information.

On Sundays, Poole Radio Society has a net around 28.375MHz SSB from 10am. On Mondays there is a net on 145.375MHz at 8pm. The net moves to 70.375MHz at 7pm on Tuesdays. On Thursday, the Society will be meeting, from 7.30pm, for a construction evening. On Fridays there is a Zoom meeting at 7.30pm.

Radio Operators Cornwall holds its Operators Net every Thursday around 145.425 FM. All are welcome to join in and shortwave listener reports are always appreciated. Covering all of Cornwall and into South Devon, the net has a focus on portable operations, but mobile and fixed stations are equally welcome. For more information visit the website or email

Saltash and District Amateur Radio Club meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Burraton Community Centre. New members and visitors are welcome. Mark, 07810 548 448.

On Monday, Swindon Amateur Radio Club will be holding a net via GB3WH. On Wednesday, the net moves to 70.400MHz FM. Viv, M0IEP, 07799 838 866

On Sundays, Torbay Amateur Radio Society has nets on 14.270MHz at 9.30am and 145.575MHz at 12pm. On Monday, there are nets on 3.663MHz at 10.30am, 1.982MHz at 8pm and 50.155MHz at 8.30pm. On Wednesday, the Society has nets on 14.270MHz from 9.30am and 3.663MHz from 10.30am. The Society will be meeting on Friday from 7.30pm. The 3.663MHz net will continue at 10am on Saturday.

On Thursday, Yeovil Amateur Radio Club will be meeting at the Parish Room, Abbey Manor Community Centre, Yeovil.

Category: News for England South West and Channel Islands