News for England South East – 17 May 2015

| May 15, 2015

We start with news from 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. Monday sees a chat and fix-it evening. The 2m net is on Friday on 145.350MHz at 9pm. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

Southdown Amateur Radio Society is holding a 12wpm CW net on 7.028MHz with G3AGF, G3DQY and G4BJP from 10am on Monday and Thursday. On Wednesday there is a café meet at Beachy Head at 1pm and with the Beachy Head Radio Society from 2.30pm on 51.6MHz FM, 144.300MHz SSB and 145.500MHz FM. Next Saturday sees operations with BHRS from 12.30pm on 51.6MHz FM, 144.300MHz SSB and 145.500MHz FM. Contact Andy, M6GND on 01323 486 924.

Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on the early development and operations of the Harrier by Alan Merriman on Thursday. Next Sunday there’s a trip to HMS Belfast. Contact John Burnett, 2E0OAK, on 07860 804 793.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. Today, Malc Williams, G0EGA starts a new GB2CW Morse class broadcast that continues every subsequent weekend until 21 June. Transmissions are on 145.250MHz from 8pm local time on Saturday and Sunday and cover Norwich, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth and surrounding areas. Contact Malc Williams, G0EGA, via email to

On Monday Basingstoke Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on the Web SDR at Farnham by Noel, G8GTZ. Contact Peter, G0KQA, on 01256 414 454.

On Monday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. For more information contact John, M5AJB, on 01787 460 947.

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

On Monday Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society is running a skills workshop at Danbury Village Hall. Details are available via mail from

On Tuesday Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society is looking at electric cars. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

On Tuesday Verulam Amateur Radio Club is having a talk by Roger, M0RBK on achieving DX contacts with vertical antennas, from 8pm at Aboyne Lodge School, St Albans. Details from Peter, G4HSO, via email to

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

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

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having the second talk on images of the universe by astronomer Paul Money. Details from Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 419 204.

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society is having a talk on the history and construction of the Crystal Palace TV mast by Guy Roberts, G0UKN. Contact Richard, G7GLW, on 07831 715 797.

On Thursday Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club is having 15 minute talks by members. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 02392 472 846.

On Thursday Horsham Amateur Radio Club is having a fox hunt. Contact Adrian, G4LRP, on 07714 664 957.

On Thursday Sutton and Cheam Radio Society is holding its AGM and constructional contest. Contact John, G0BWV, on 020 8644 9945.

On Friday Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club is looking at the website and technology of Chatteris Weather with Ian, M0HTA. Contact David, M0ZEB, on 01353 778 093.

On Friday Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club is watching the RSGB HF Propagation video, followed by a discussion. Contact Quintin Gee, M1ENU, on 023 8078 7799.

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

On Friday Thames Amateur Radio Group is holding a beginners’ construction night. Contact Mark Sanderson, M0IEO, on 07940 579 116.

On Saturday Eastbourne Electronics and Radio Club starts two days of operating for Castles and Stately Homes on the Air. More information from Peter, via email to

On Saturday Radio Society of Harrow is having a visit by F6KRK. Details from Linda, G7RJL, on 0208 386 8586.

On Saturday Southgate Amateur Radio Club commences the three day Enfield Pageant of Motoring. Contact Mr K. Mendum, G8RPA, via email to

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