News for England South East – 31 August 2014

| August 29, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Lowestoft and District PYE Amateur Radio Club has a CW net on 28.050MHz at 8.30pm and an FM net on 29.140MHz at 9pm today and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a club net on 145.450MHz at 9pm. Next Saturday and Sunday is SSB Field Day at Julian’s. Contact Tim Ward, 2E0TJW, on 07810 481 182.

Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society is having supper on Monday. Next Sunday there’s a special event station at Martlesham airfield. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

On Monday Southdown Amateur Radio Society is having a nature talk on bats by The Sussex Bat Group at WVS Centre, Eastbourne. Wednesday afternoon sees operation on the air at Hailsham and the Beachy Head site. Details from John, G3DQY, on 01424 424 319.

Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society is having a talk and demo on D-Star on Tuesday by Joel Alderman, G0URK and Gary Stevens, 2E0ULA. Thursday sees Morse and Foundation classes start at Danbury Village Hall. Details by email to

Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club is having a discussion and planning evening for SSB Field Day on Wednesday, and taking part in the event itself next Saturday and Sunday. Details are online at

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a junk sale. For more information contact John, M5AJB, on 01787 460 947.

On Monday Burnham Beeches Radio Club is having a talk on receive antennas for 160m by John, G3PQA. Contact Dave, G4XDU, on 01628 625 720.

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club has its club net on 145.375MHz at 8pm. Details from Andy, M0HAK, via email to

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is holding a members’ forum. Details from Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 419 204.

On Thursday Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on synergic pulse welding by Ken, G0JWL. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 02392 472 846.

On Thursday Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society is discussing what members did in the holidays. Contact John Burnett, 2E0OAK, on 07860 804 793.

On Friday Crystal Palace Radio and Electronics Club is having a talk on transformers and switchgear for the electricity distribution system by Paul Dyer. Contact Bob, G3OOU, on 01737 552 170.

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is having a radio night. Details from Sue Davis, G6YPY, on 01273 845 103.

On Friday Thames Amateur Radio Group is having a talk on high altitude balloons by Steve Smith, G0TDJ. Contact Mark Sanderson, M0IEO, on 07940 579 116.

Next Saturday and Sunday Farnborough and District Radio is taking part in Field Day. Details from Neville, G4SPD, on 01252 404 816.

Category: News for England East and East Anglia, News for England South and South East, News for London and Thames Valley