News for England South East – 6 September 2015

| September 4, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society concludes its HF Field Day activities today. Friday sees preparations for the Hayward Heath twinning celebrations, which take place on Saturday. Contact Sue Davis, G6YPY, on 01273 845 103.

Surrey Radio Contact Club has its Top Band net on 1905kHz from 9.30am today and next Sunday. Monday sees a chat and fix-it evening with John, G8MNY. The Friday net is on 145.350MHz at 8pm. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club has its regular breakfast meeting from 9am today. On Wednesday it’s the Construction Competition. Next Saturday and Sunday see a special event station on the air for Shoreham Coastwatch. Details from Gordon Hutchinson, 2E0GTG, on 07801 599 470.

Southdown Amateur Radio Society has its monthly club meeting on Monday, which this time features a junk sale. The 12-w.p.m. CW net is 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. Saturday sees contacts with BHRS from 12.30pm on multiple bands. Contact Andy, M6GND on 01323 486 924.

Norfolk Coast Amateur Radio Society is enhancing the club station on Thursday. The club is taking part in Churches on the Air from Holt on Saturday. Contact Steve, G3PND, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Sunday Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society is running a special event station at Martlesham Airfield. Details from Paul, G4YQC, via email to

On Monday Burnham Beeches Radio Club is holding a junk sale. Contact Dave, G4XDU, on 01628 625 720.

On Tuesday Harwell Amateur Radio Society is holding a natter night. Details from Malcolm, G8NRP, on 01235 524 844.

On Tuesday South Essex Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on DMR and D-Star by Mark, 2E0RMT and Vince, G8YPK. Contact Terry Howchen, G1FBW, on 07986 070 040.

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club is holding a club Night. More information 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 Darenth Valley Radio Society is holding a natter night. Contact Mike, G8AXA, on 01689 856 935.

On Wednesday Southgate Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on the 2015 JOTA and Windows 10 by Keith, G8RPA, plus an update on ROTA by Mike, M0NOE. Details from Mr K. Mendum, G8RPA, via email to

On Thursday Echelford Amateur Radio Society is on the air, having a natter night alongside a bring-and-buy sale and conducting CW practice. Details from John, G4GSC, on 01784 451 898.

On Thursday Edgware and District Radio Society is having a presentation by Mike, G4RNW on his Indian holiday and by Steve, G0PQB on his holiday in New Zealand. Contact Mike, G4RNW, on 020 8950 0658.

On Thursday Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club is having a club night with an introduction to the Autumn season. Details from Lyne, by email to

On Thursday Reading and District Amateur Radio Club is looking at who’s watching what on TV with Peter Smith, G4JNU. Contact Pete, G8FRC, on 01189 695 697.

On Thursday Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on WWII Spies and Double Agents by Stan Ames, G4OAV. More information from Paul Bradfield, G1GSN, on 07876 685 827.

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. Contact Peter, G4HSO, via email to

On Friday Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk by Martin, G3ZAY and Steve, G8CRB with tips for the RSGB 80m and VHF/UHF UKAC contests. Details from David, M0ZEB, on 01353 778 093.

On Friday Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club is holding a members’ forum. Contact Quintin Gee, M1ENU, on 023 8078 7799.

On Friday Wimbledon and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a debriefing session after its summer camp. Contact Kim Brown, G6JXA, on 07812 735 507.

On Saturday Eastbourne Electronics and Radio Club is taking part in Churches on the Air. More information from Peter, via email to

On Sunday West Kent Amateur Radio Society is hosting the West Kent Radio and Electronics Fair at the Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys. More information from Keith, G4JED, via email to

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