News for England South East – 30 August 2015

| August 28, 2015

We start with advanced notice that Malc A. Williams, G0EGA will start a new GB2CW Morse class broadcast on 5 and and continue every subsequent weekend until 4 October. Transmissions are on 145.625MHz from 8pm local time and cover Norwich, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth and surrounding areas. Details from Malc Williams, G0EGA, via email to

Now for news from clubs that have several events this week. Surrey Radio Contact Club has its Top Band net on 1905kHz from 9.30am today and next Sunday. The Friday net is on 145.350MHz at 8pm. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

On Monday Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society has its holiday season club net on 145.400MHz from 8pm. Next Sunday sees a special event station at Martlesham Airfield. Contact Paul, G4YQC, via email to

Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society is holding a table top sale at Oaklands Museum on Tuesday. Thursday sees Foundation training and Morse class at Danbury Village Hall. For information, email

Southdown Amateur Radio Society has its 12wpm CW net on Wednesday from 10am on 7.028MHz, followed by a cafe meet at Beachy Head at 12.30pm, then a meeting with the Beachy Head Radio Society from 2.30pm. On Wednesday there’s activity in the Hailsham shack from 10.30am. Friday sees contacts with BHRS from 12.30pm on multiple bands. Contact Andy, M6GND on 01323 486 924.

Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a planning evening for Field Day on Wednesday. Friday to Sunday sees the club taking part in SSB Field Day, and on Sunday morning there’s the regular breakfast meeting from 9am. Details from Gordon Hutchinson, 2E0GTG, on 07801 599 470.

Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.525MHz from 8pm on Friday. Next Saturday and Sunday it’s the IARU Region 1 Field Day. Contact Quintin Gee, M1ENU, on 023 8078 7799.

Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is holding a radio night on Friday. Next Saturday and Sunday sees participation in HF Field Day. Contact Sue Davis, G6YPY, on 01273 845 103.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club has its club 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, M0HOW, on 01424 882 008.

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society is having a talk on 12 months of contesting and developments at Kenwood by Mark, M0DXR. More information from Richard, G7GLW, on 07831 715 797.

On Thursday Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a natter night and social evening. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 023 9247 2846.

On Thursday Norfolk Coast Amateur Radio Society is planning for SSB Field Day. More information from Steve, G3PND, via email to

On Thursday Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society is discussing what members did in the holidays. Contact Paul Bradfield, G1GSN, on 07876 685 827.

On Friday Crystal Palace Radio and Electronics Club is having a talk on RSGB activities by the RSGB Regional Manager. Contact Bob, G3OOU, on 01737 552 170.

On Friday Loughton and Epping Forest Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on datamodes for all occasions by Dave Cutts, M0TAZ. More information from John Muyle, by email to

On Saturday Thames Amateur Radio Group is putting GB2HBT on the air for Canewdon Village Fete. Details from Mark Sanderson, M0IEO, on 07940 579 116.

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