News for England South-East – 18 September 2018

| September 16, 2016

Hastings Electronics and Radio Club and Brede Steam Amateur Radio Society are holding a weekend course for the Foundation licence on the 29 and 30 October at the Brede Scout Hall. Prospective candidates should contact Steve Stewart on 01424 720815 or 07581 305310 as soon as possible as enrolment, with the fees, must be completed by 30 September.

Registration will be closing soon for Cray Valley Radio Society’s Intermediate training and examination course, held over three consecutive Saturdays, beginning 5 November at the club HQ in Eltham, London SE9. For further details contact Kevin, M0KSJ by email to

On Sunday Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a Foundation course. Monday sees a club net on 145.550MHz from 8pm. On Tuesday the club is looking at digital mobile radio and there’s another net on Wednesday from 9pm, starting on 145.500MHz. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

Today and next Sunday Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club has nets from 8.30am on 144.180MHz USB, from 10.30am on 7.0875MHz or 3.620MHz LSB, and from 11.30am on 145.550MHz FM. On Friday there’s a Foundation shack evening plus Tx Factor 6 video. Contact Ian, M0HTA, via email to

On Sunday Crawley Amateur Radio Club is hosting the Microwave Round Table, a day of demonstrations, presentations, equipment and component sales—all microwave-related. More information from John, G3VLH, on 01342 714 402.

On Sunday Southdown Amateur Radio Society is entering the 70MHz Contest. Then it’s the regular schedule of multiple nets and meet-ups on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday on various bands and venues. Details from Andy, M6GND, on 01323 486 924.

This Sunday and next, Surrey Radio Contact Club has a net on 1905kHz at 9.30am. Monday is a chat-and-fix-it evening and there’s another net on Thursday on 70.300MHz at 8pm. Friday sees a net on 145.350MHz, also from 8pm. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

This Sunday and next, Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club has an 80m net starting at 7:30 am. On Monday there’s a 2m net at 7:30pm and a club evening on Wednesday. There’s a 40m net at 11am on Thursday. Contact Al, M0OAL, via email to

On Monday Basingstoke Amateur Radio Club has a talk by Bob, M0KER on the Alexanderson VLF Transmitter At Varberg. Details from Peter, G0KQA, on 01256 414 454.

On Monday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society is holding an operating evening using HF and 2m and 70cm. For more information contact Edwin, G0LPO, 01376 324 031.

On Monday Burnham Beeches Radio Club has an open evening, all are welcome. Details from Charles, G0SKA, on 01753 647 101.

On Monday Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society is holding a skills night at Danbury Village Hall. This free event, open to all, is an informal get-together, where anyone with an interest in radio can come along, try something new, share ideas or get help and advice. For more information, email

On Monday Radio Society of Harrow Club is holding a net at 8.15pm on 145.500MHz then QSY to 145.350. Next Sunday there’s an outdoor event from 2pm to 5pm at Old Redding Car Park HA3 6SE. Contact Linda, G7RJL, via email to

On Tuesday Colchester Radio Amateurs has a net on 433.425MHz FM at 7pm then on 145.350MHz FM at 7pm on Wednesday. On Thursday the net is on 3.685MHz LSB at 7pm. Contact Stefan, M0XLB, on 0777 161 6676.

On Tuesday Verulam Amateur Radio Club is having a talk by Alex, M0UKR entitled CQ160m Report on Experimenting with Antennas. Contact Greg Beacher, M0PPG, on 01582 413 345.

On Wednesday Banbury Amateur Radio Society is having a talk by Alan Carroll Operation Tabarin, a secret WWII operation in the Antarctic. Allan is co-author of a recent book about this operation—check out the details at

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club has its net from 8pm on 145.375MHz, it’s a chance for club members to have a catch up and general chat. Non-club members are also welcome. Details from Andy, M0HAK, via email to

On Wednesday Fareham and District Amateur Radio Club is having an informal meeting. For details, email Chris Jenkins-Powell, G7MFR, via

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society is holding a surplus sale. Details from Richard, G7GLW, on 07831 715 797.

On Thursday Echelford Amateur Radio Society has CW practice, is on the air, having a natter night and a bring-and-buy evening. Contact John, G4GSC, on 01784 451 898.

On Thursday Edgware and District Radio Society is holding a bring-and-show evening. Check with Mike, G4RNW, on 02089 500 658 for details.

On Thursday Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club is having a talk on on DRM. On Saturday the club is taking part in an air ambulance event. Details from Ian, 2E0DUE, via email to

On Thursday Loughton and Epping Forest Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on 144.725MHz. next weekend on the 24th and 25th, GB2RGM will be on the air from the Royal Gunpowder Mills. Details from Dave De La Haye, M0MBD, on 0798 016 5172.

On Thursday Norfolk Coast Amateur Radio Society is discussing the next construction project. For details email Steve, G3PND, via

On Thursday Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club has an open 2m FM net from 7.30pm. Contact Gordon, 2E0ELI, via email to

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is holding a skittles evening. Contact Stella Rogers, M6ZRJ, on 01273 844 511.

On Friday Thames Amateur Radio Group has its club net on GB3DA. For information, email

Next weekend on the 24th and 25th, Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society is running a Foundation course. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

Next weekend on the 24th and 25th, Southgate Amateur Radio Club will be taking part in Railways on the Air. Confirmation and details from Mr K. Mendum, G8RPA, via email to

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