News for England South East – 8 March 2015

| March 6, 2015

We start with news that Dr M. A. Williams, G0EGA will start a new GB2CW Morse class broadcast on the 14th and every subsequent weekend until 12 April. Transmissions are on 145.250MHz from 8pm local time and cover Norwich, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth and surrounding areas. Contact M. A. Williams, G0EGA, via email to

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Surrey Radio Contact Club Sunday has its top band net today and next Sunday on 1905kHz from 9.30am. The 2m net on Friday is on 145.350MHz ±25kHz at 9pm. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club continues its Intermediate training and activities on Thursday. Friday sees the start of British Science Week activities. Next Sunday there’s a trip to the Dover Rally. Contact Chrissie Turner, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Sunday 8 March Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society concludes its Intermediate course. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

On Monday Coulsdon Amateur Transmitting Society is having a talk on FunCube and Saudi Sat by Mike, G0JMI. Contact Mike Buckley, M1CCF, on 020 8654 2582.

On Monday Eastbourne Electronics and Radio Club is having a D-Star workshop. Details from Peter, via email to

On Monday West Kent Amateur Radio Society is holding a surplus sale run by Dave, G4OTV, with the usual 10 percent of proceeds going to the club funds. Details from Keith, G4JED, via email to

On Tuesday Harwell Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on the role of radio amateurs in World War I by Dr Elizabeth Bruton. Details from Malcolm, G8NRP, on 01235 524 844.

On Tuesday Radio Society of Harrow is holding an informal meeting. Details from Linda, G7RJL, on 0208 386 8586.

On Tuesday South Essex Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on canals by Vic, G6BHE. Contact Terry Howchen, G1FBW, on 07986 070 040.

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Details from Andy, M0HAK, via email to

On Wednesday Brede Steam Amateur Radio Society is at the shack. Details from Dan Adkin, M0HOW, on 01424 882 008.

On Wednesday Darenth Valley Radio Society is on the air. Contact Mike, G8AXA, on 01689 856 935.

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having an informal roundtable with Morse in the back room. Details from Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 419 204.

On Wednesday Southgate Amateur Radio Club is holding its Spring junk sale. Contact Mr K. Mendum, G8RPA, via email to

On Wednesday Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a discussion evening from 8pm. Details from Gordon Hutchinson, 2E0GTG, on 07801 599 470.

On Thursday Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society continues its Intermediate course and Morse class at Danbury Village Hall. Contact

On Thursday Echelford Amateur Radio Society has its construction contest. Contact John, G4GSC, on 01784 451 898.

On Thursday Edgware and District Radio Society is having a talk on how computers work by Godfrey, G4GLM. More information from Mike, G4RNW, on 02089 500 658.

On Thursday Reading and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on new gadgets in ANPR by Paul Palmer of Surrey Police. Details from Pete, G8FRC, on 01189 695 697.

On Thursday Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk by John Regnault, G4SWX on building a successful remotely operated station. Contact John Burnett, 2E0OAK, on 07860 804 793.

On Thursday Verulam Amateur Radio Club is having a social evening with the GB3VH repeater group from 7.30pm at the Rose and Crown Pub, Sandridge. Details from Peter, G4HSO, via email to

On Friday Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on 100 years of amateur aerials by Colin, G8TMV. Contact David, M0ZEB, on 01353 778 093.

On Friday Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on using an oscilloscope by Colin, G4GBP. Contact Quintin Gee, M1ENU, on 023 8078 7799.

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is taking a look at the inner workings of the Society’s website with Tony, G3XQM. Details from Sue Davis, G6YPY, on 01273 845 103.

On Friday Wimbledon and District Amateur Radio Society is having a construction evening with G4ADM and G4WYJ. Details from Kim Brown, G6JXA, on 07812 735 507.

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