News for Wales – 12 May 2024

| May 10, 2024

The next meeting of Aberdare and District Amateur Radio Society will be held on Friday 24 May at Hirwaun YMCA Hall, CF44 9RB from 6pm. Ian Miles 2W0IWM,

Aberkenfig and District Amateur Radio Club has its weekly meeting on Wednesday from 7pm at Tondu Railway Club, Station Approach, Bridgend. The club is an approved RSGB Examination Centre for those wishing to study and take their amateur radio exams. Brian, GW4DVB,

On Tuesday, Barry Amateur Radio Society is meeting from 7.30pm. There will be a club net on 144.550MHz from 8pm on Wednesday. On Friday, there will be a Zoom meeting from 7pm hosted by Glyn, GW0ANA. Steve, GW5VOG, 07900 560 080

Carmarthen Amateur Radio Society is holding four regular nets this week: a multi-mode digital net on XLX490 D on Tuesday at 8pm; a 70cm FM net on GB3CM on Wednesday starting at 7.30pm; a 2m FM net on GB3FG on Thursday starting at 8pm, assuming the repeater is available. If it isn’t, the multi-mode XLX 490 D will be used as a fallback. The Sunday net will be on 80m SSB starting at 2.30pm, conditions permitting. For more information on any of the above nets, or the Carmarthen Amateur Radio Society, please contact Andy, GW0JLX on 07768 282880

Cwmbran and District Amateur Radio Society has a club night every Wednesday from 7pm to 9pm at Henllys Village Hall, NP44 6JZ. New and old members are always welcome. The Society has a fully-equipped shack for member use which also houses the GB3YA repeater, with an Echolink connection via GB3YA-R. Both are owned and maintained by the club. Why not join the Monday evening net on 145.712.5MHz, CTCSS 94.8, with a 600kHz split, from 7.30pm. To find out more visit the club website at Ken Smith, 07411 595 103

On Sundays, Dragon Amateur Radio Club has a net around 145.550MHz from 7pm. On Monday, members are meeting via Zoom. On Friday there will be a net via the GB3AN repeater and Wires-X Room 86178 from 7pm. Saturday sees the club net on 144.320MHz SSB.

Highfields Amateur Radio Club meets at Rhiwbina Recreation Club, Lon Y Dail, Cardiff, CF14 6EA at 7pm every Tuesday. The Club has access for disabled visitors. There are nets on GB3WB from 9.30pm to 10.30pm most nights of the week. On Mondays there is a Wires-X net in the Highfields room, 05993. Access is also possible in Cardiff via gateways on 431.075MHz and 431.1875MHz. On Wednesdays there are nets on 145.525MHz FM from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. On Fridays, from 7pm, there is a net on the MB7IEC Allstar node 59948 and via Echolink MB7IEC-L. This simplex gateway covers most of Cardiff and can be accessed on 144.9125 FM with the CTCSS code 110.9.

On Sundays, Newport Amateur Radio Society has an HF net around 3.705MHz from 10am. On Tuesday, there will be a net on 145.375MHz from 8pm. Members are having a clubhouse evening from 7pm on Thursday. Next weekend, the 17, 18 and 19 May, members will be active for Pubs and Clubs on the Air.

On Sundays, North Wales Amateur Radio Group has a net via the GB3OR repeater from 8pm. On Monday, members will be enjoying a presentation by Tony, MW6TMQ entitled ‘RNLI 200-year history’. Friday sees a net via the GB3OR repeater from 7pm. Sandra Pearce, MW6ACZ,

Rhondda Amateur Radio Society meets at Ystrad, Rhondda Sports Centre, CF41 7SY on Tuesdays. This Tuesday, the 14 May, members are meeting to discuss fault finding. More information about the Society can be found by visiting John, GW4BUZ, 01443 432 542

On Monday, St Tybie Amateur Radio Society is meeting at the portable cabin adjacent to Saron Hall, SA18 3LN from 7pm. On Friday there will be a net on 3.739MHz from 11am. Gareth, GW4JPC,

Uskside Amateur Radio Club meets every Thursday from 7 to 9pm at Faith Church, Wern Industrial Estate, Rogerstone, NP10 9FQ, located five minutes from Junction 27 of the M4. On Tuesdays there is a net on 145.550MHz from 7pm.

Category: News for North Wales, News for South Wales