News for England South-East – 6 April 2014

| April 4, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Lowestoft and District PYE Amateur Radio Club has its 10m CW net from 8.30pm today and next Sunday on 28.050MHz followed by the FM club net on 29.140MHz from 9pm. Wednesday sees a night at the bowls club from 8pm plus a 2m net from 9pm on 145.450MHz FM. More information from Tim Ward, 2E0TJW, on 07810 481 182.

Farnborough and District Radio Society has a slow Morse net on Monday on 3.570MHz at 1pm, then a Top Band net at 8pm on 1.995MHz. Wednesday sees a natter night and on Thursday the 2m net is on 144.675MHz from 8pm. Contact Neville, G4SPD, on 01252 404 816.

Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society is having an interview of John, G6RHL and Ian, G3ORG by Brian, G8GHR, discussing memories of the good old days. Next Sunday sees the annual club lunch. Contact John Burnett, 2E0OAK, on 07860 804 793.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society commences its Intermediate course today. Details from Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

On Monday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a rig clinic with G0DEC. For more information contact John, M5AJB, on 01787 460 947.

On Monday Burnham Beeches Radio Club is having a talk on communicating with the Empire by HF data comms from the 1950’s to 1980’s by Greg, G4EBY. Contact Dave, G4XDU, on 01628 625 720.

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

On Tuesday Harwell Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on antenna modelling by Ron, G7DOE. Details from Malcolm, G8NRP, on 01235 524 844.

On Tuesday South Essex Amateur Radio Society is having a back to basics talk by Dave, G4AJY on AC theory. More information from Dave, G4UVJ, on 01268 697 978.

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having a visit from PW editor Don Field, G3XTT. Details from Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 678.

On Wednesday Southgate Amateur Radio Club is having a talk by Tony Crake, G0OVA on 40 years of technology in the BBC. Contact Mr K Mendum, G8RPA, via email to

On Thursday Edgware and District Radio Society is looking at QRP with Steve, G0PQB and others. More information from Mike, G4RNW, on 02089 500 658.

On Thursday Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club is having a natter night. Contact Chrissie Turner, via email to

On Thursday Reading and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on the IOTA Awards Programme by Roger Balister, G3KMA. Details from Pete, G8FRC, on 01189 695 697.

On Thursday Verulam Amateur Radio Club is having a social evening with the GB3VH Repeater Group from 7.30 at the Rose and Crown. Contact Peter, G4HSO, on 01438 833 066.

On Friday Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club is having beginners and veterans presentations. Details from David, M0ZEB, on 01353 778 093.

On Friday Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club is having a demonstration of SDR by Brian, G0UKB. Please note that the club has recently changed its venue to The Bianchi Suite in Otterbourne Village Hall. Contact Quintin Gee, M1ENU, on 023 8078 7799.

On Friday Wimbledon and District Amateur Radio Society is discussing the shack layout with Mary, 2E0FMY. Details from Kim Brown, G6JXA, on 07812 735 507.

On Saturday Harwich Amateur Radio Interest Group is looking at Shipspotting and Ships AIS with Kevan, 2E0WMG. Contact Michael Topple, 2E0GUI, via email to

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