England South – 17th March 2013

| March 17, 2013

We start with advance notice that West Kent Amateur Radio Society is running a short course for those wanting to sit the Advanced exam on 2 May. More information online at www.wkars.org.uk or via e-mail to trainingspacewkars.org.uk.

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Farnborough & District Radio Society has an 80m slow CW net on Monday from 1pm, then a Top Band net with G2DX on 1.995MHz at 8pm. On Wednesday there’s slow Morse on 1.995MHz from 8pm. Friday sees the 2m net on 144.675MHz from 8pm. Details from Neville, G3SPD, on 01252 404 816.

Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club 19 and is running National Science Week activities at Charles Dickens school on Tuesday and Thursday. Next Saturday there’s a club Trip to Bletchley Park and the National Radio Centre. Details from Chrissie Turner, by e-mail to hilderstoneclubspacegmail.com

Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having a visit by Paul Bigwood of Yaesu on Wednesday. On Thursday it’s the RSGB 80m CC SSB. Details from Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 678.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Basingstoke Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on Woofferton HF radio station by Tony Crake. Details from Tim, G3PJD, on 07754 132 859.

On Monday Braintree & District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on baluns and their construction by Melven, G0EMK. For more information contact John, M5AJB, on 01787 460 947.

On Monday Burnham Beeches Radio Club is visiting Martin Lynch & Sons. Contact Dave, G4XDU, on 01628 625 720.

On Monday East Kent Radio Society is having a used equipment sale. Details from Karl Davies, M1DFM, on 01227 710 120.

On Monday Felixstowe & District Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by e-mail to pjwspacebtinternet.com.

On Monday Surrey Radio Contact Club is having a natter and fix it night. Contact John, G3MCX, on 02086 883 322.

On Tuesday Brede Steam Amateur Radio Society is at the shack. For more information contact Steve, on 01424 720 815.

On Tuesday Stevenage & District Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. Contact Martin Juhe, M0XJP, on 07973 793 770.

On Tuesday Verulam Amateur Radio Club is having a talk by David, G3YYD on decoding RTTY on a PC. Contact Ralph, G1BSZ, on 01923 265 572.

On Wednesday Chesham & District Amateur Radio Society is on the air and holding a members’ forum. More details from Terry, G0VFW, on 01442 831 491.

On Wednesday Dover Radio Club I having a talk on the Raspberry Pi by Matt, M1CMN and Rob, G4FXE. Contact Pete, M0PKH, by e-mail to peter.hallowayspacesky.com.

On Thursday Colchester Radio Amateurs is hosting and taking part in the Interclub Quiz. More information from Kevan, 2E0WMG, on 07766 543 784.

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society is having a presentation by Malcolm, G8MCA on operating in the UKAC VHF/UHF Tuesday evening contests, and he will also introduce the rules for the new Cray Valley operating award. Details from Malcolm Bryan, G8MCA, on 07906 433 965.

On Thursday Horndean & District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk by Mike from Alton Antenna Arrays. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 02392 472 846.

On Thursday Lowestoft & District PYE Amateur Radio Club is having a club night at the shack. Details from Tim Ward, 2E0TJW, on 07810 481 182.

On Thursday Newbury & District Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the 80m Club Championships SSB. Contact Rob, G4LMW, on 01635 862 737.

On Thursday Shefford & District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk by Stewart, G3RXQ, on The Event. Contact John Burnett, 2E0OAK, on 07860 804 793.

On Thursday Sutton & Cheam Radio Society is having a talk by Professor Simon Watts, G3XXH, on a brief history of airborne surveillance radar in the UK. Contact John, G0BWV, on 020 8644 9945.

On Thursday Worthing & District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the 80m CC SSB contest. Contact John, G8FMJ, on 01273 593 232.

On Friday Cambridge & District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on a modulation gadget by Mike, M0BLP. Details from David, M0ZEB, on 01353 778 093.

On Friday Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club is on the air as M0GZN at the Fort from 7pm. Contact Neil Hoare, M0NEH, on 02392 378 559.

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is having a workshop on cable connectors with Chris, G0GMC. Details from Mike Mundy, G1TDL, on 01444 246 899.

On Friday Radio Society of Harrow is holding its AGM at the Elsie Fischer Room, St Lawrence Church, Eastcote HA5 2SJ. More information from Linda, G7RJL, on 02083 868 586.

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