England South East 7 July 2013

| July 4, 2013

Verulam ARC is to run a Foundation Level training course, starting on Saturday 14th September. It is to be held in St. Albans on Saturday mornings and should run for about six weeks. Anyone interested in attending this Foundation course should contact the Club Secretary, Ralph Nash G1BSZ, on 01923 265 572.

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is at the Barford Radio Rally today. On Wednesday there’s an informal meeting in the main room. Details from Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 678.

Stevenage and District Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the RSGB VHF National Field Day Contest today. Tuesday sees preparations for operating the RSGB Special Centenary Station, G100RSGB, which they will put on the air next Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Contact Martin Juhe, M0XJP, on 07973 793 770.

Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club has its monthly breakfast meeting at the Goring Café today. On Wednesday it’s the 80m Club Contest SSB plus a discussion evening. Contact John, G8FMJ, on 01273 593 232.

Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society is planning for G100RSGB on Monday. Next Sunday sees GB2FX on the air from Landguard Museum, Felixstowe. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to pjw@btinternet.com.

Chesham and District Amateur Radio Society is preparing for the McMichael Rally on Wednesday, which takes place at Sonning next Sunday. More details from Terry, G0VFW, on 01442 831 491.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday 8 July Coulsdon Amateur Transmitting Society is having a talk about the Hubble Space Telescope by Neil Phillipson of Astronomia in Dorking. Details from Steve Beal, G3WZK, by email to secretary@catsradio.org.

On Monday 8 July West Kent Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on behind the scenes of the 2012 Olympics by Chris, G6HTH, followed by a reprise of the Olympics special event station that ran for over six weeks in 2012. Details from Keith G4JED, by email to info@wkars.org.uk

On Tuesday 9 July Brede Steam Amateur Radio Society is at the shack. For more information contact Steve, on 01424 720 815.

On Tuesday 9 July Harwell Amateur Radio Society is holding a DF hunt. Details from Malcolm, G8NRP, on 01235 524 844.

On Tuesday 9 July South Essex Amateur Radio Society is having a talk by Dave, G4UVJ, on how to operate on all data modes new and old. Contact Dave, G4UVJ, on 01268 697 978.

On Wednesday 10 July Darenth Valley Radio Society is holding a walking fox hunt, or a Morse class if it’s wet. Details form Bob, M0RAW, on 01322 663 804.

On Wednesday 10 July Harwich Amateur Radio Interest Group is having a Scrapheap Challenge with James, M0ZZO and Matt, 2E0XIS. Details from Kevan, 2E0WMG, on 07766 543 784.

On Wednesday 10 July Southgate Amateur Radio Club is on the air at the barbecue site. Contact Mr K Mendum, G8RPA, by email to g8rpa@arrl.net.

On Thursday 11 July Edgware and District Radio Society is on the air. More information from Mike, G4RNW, on 02089 500 658.

On Thursday 11 July Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club is having a natter night. Contact Chrissie Turner, by email to hilderstoneclub@gmail.com

On Thursday 11 July Horsham Amateur Radio Club is having a social evening at The Dragon, Dragon’s Green. Contact Alister, G3ZBU, on 01932 242 243.

On Thursday 11 July Lowestoft and District PYE Amateur Radio Club is at the shack. Details from Tim Ward, 2E0TJW, on 07810 481 182.

On Thursday 11 July Reading and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on the Raspberry Pi by Pete Goodhall, 2E0SQL, and preparing for MMR 2013 with Min, G0JMS. Details from Pete, G8FRC, on 01189 695 697.

On Thursday 11 July Shefford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a 2m pedestrian fox hunt, searching for Michael, M6MBU. Contact John Burnett, 2E0OAK, on 07860 804 793.

On Thursday 11 July Verulam Amateur Radio Club is having a social evening with the GB3VH repeater group from 7.30pm at the Rose and Crown, Sandridge. Contact Ralph, G1BSZ, on 01923 265 572.

On Friday 12 July Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club is having a light-hearted radio quiz. Details from David, M0ZEB, on 01353 778 093.

On Friday 12 July Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society is commemorating the RSGB’s centenary. Contact Martyn, G1EFL, on 01245 469 008.

On Friday 12 July Radio Society of Harrow is having a talk the safe and effective installation of radio equipment into vehicles by John, G8SYD at The Elsie Fischer Room, St Lawrence Centre. More information from Linda, G7RJL, on 02083 868 586.

On Friday 12 July Wimbledon and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on restoring vintage microwave equipment by Len Stuart and Dick Shanahan. Contact Andrew Maish, G4ADM, on 02083 353 434.

On Saturday 13 July Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club begins its weekend event operating a special event station from the South Downs Wood Fair at Queen Elizabeth Country Park, near Petersfield. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 02392 472 846.

On Sunday 14 July Burnham Beeches Radio Club is at the McMichael Rally. Contact Dave, G4XDU, on 01628 625 720.

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