News for England South East – 11 October 2015

| October 9, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Felixstowe & District Amateur Radio Society is running a classic vehicles special event station today. On Monday there’s a club supper. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

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.

Southdown Amateur Radio Society has radio operations on various bands and modes on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Details from Andy, M6GND on 01323 486 924.

South Essex Amateur Radio Society is having a talk about amateur radio awards on Tuesday by Carl Thomson, G3PEM. Saturday sees GB2CIS on the air for JOTA with the 1st Canvey Island Scouts at St Anns Church, Canvey Island. More information from Terry Howchen, G1FBW, on 07986 070 040.

Southgate Amateur Radio Club is having a planning meeting for 2016 on Wednesday. Next Saturday and Sunday sees a JOTA station on the air. Details from Mr K Mendum, G8RPA, via email to

On Friday Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club has a club net from 8pm on 145.525MHz. Friday also sees the start of three days operating a station for JOTA. Contact Quintin Gee, M1ENU, on 023 8078 7799.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Coulsdon Amateur Transmitting Society is having a talk on dead bug construction by Bob, G3OOU. Details from Mike Buckley, M1CCF, on 020 8654 2582.

On Monday Eastbourne Electronics & Radio Club has a talk on radio and computer interfacing and control. Contact Peter, via email to

On Tuesday Harwell Amateur Radio Society is having a First Responders demonstration. Details from Malcolm, G8NRP, on 01235 524 844.

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on getting started in amateur television. More information 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 Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having an informal evening with Morse in the back room. Details from Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 419 204.

On Wednesday Worthing & District Amateur Radio Club is having a discussion evening. More information from Gordon Hutchinson, 2E0GTG, on 07801 599 470.

On Thursday Colchester Radio Amateurs Club is holding its AGM. Details from Stefan, M0XLB, on 07771 616 676.

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society is looking at damaging – and fixing – a Yaesu FT-1000MP with Dave, G3RGS. Contact Richard, G7GLW, on 07831 715 797.

On Thursday Horndean & District Amateur Radio Club is holding its AGM. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 02392 472 846.

On Thursday Horsham Amateur Radio Club is having a social evening at The Black Horse Inn, Nuthurst. More information from Adrian, G4LRP, on 07714 664 957.

On Thursday Norfolk Coast Amateur Radio Society is preparing for JOTA. Contact Steve, G3PND, via email to

On Thursday Shefford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding its autumn junk sale, Details from Paul Bradfield, G1GSN, on 07876 685 827.

On Thursday Sutton & Cheam Radio Society is having a talk by Martin Butler, M1MRB and Chris Howard, M0TCH on their road trip to Friedrichshafen. Please note that this is not the same date that was printed in RadCom. More information from John, G0BWV, on 020 8644 9945.
Next Saturday and Sunday Thames Amateur Radio Group is taking part in JOTA/JOTI with Southend Estuary Scouts. Contact Mark Sanderson, M0IEO, on 07940 579116.

On Sunday Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club is taking part in JOTA. Details from Lyne Smith, via email to

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