News for England South-East – 12 February 2017

| February 10, 2017

We start with an announcement from Chertsey radio club that they are able to offer and sign off practical tests for the Foundation and Intermediate exams and can also offer all three USA amateur exams if required. They are presently looking for a social media secretary and on Friday continue with the Foxx3 and K16 virtual Buildathon. Contact James Conduit, M6FLT, via email to

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Norfolk Coast Amateur Radio Society is having a talk about meteor scatter today and is looking at EME next Sunday. For details email Steve, G3PND, via

Radio Society of Harrow has its club net today and next Sunday from noon on 1938kHz LSB. On Monday there’s a club net from 8.15pm, starting on 145.500MHz. Friday sees a club night activity. Contact Linda, G7RJL, via email to

Surrey Radio Contact Club has its net from 9.30am on 1905kHz today and next Sunday. On there’s a net on 70.300MHz from 8pm and Friday sees a net on 145.350MHz from 8pm. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

Fareham and District Amateur Radio Club has a net on 145.475MHz from 7.30pm on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s a net from 7pm on 1967kHz. Contact Chris Jenkins-Powell, G7MFR, on 0781 749 8772.

Southdown Amateur Radio Society has a net on Wednesday from 8.30am on 145.275 FM, then at 12.30pm a cafe meet. Thursday there’s a net from 9.50am on 145.275 FM, then from10am on 7.035MHz CW. Saturday sees a net from 9.50am on 145.275MHz FM, 10.00am on 7.035MHz CW, then from 12.30pm on 144.300SSB\145.500FM\51.600FM. Details from John, G3DQY, on 01424 424 319.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on 145.375MHz. Details from Edwin, G0LPO, on 01376 324 031.

On Monday Coulsdon Amateur Transmitting Society is having a talk on the GB3XP repeater project by Martin Rothwell, M0SGL. Details from Mike Buckley, M1CCF, on 020 8654 2582.

On Monday Essex Ham has its net on GB3DA from 8pm, with chatroom and live audio feed at Contact Pete, M0PSX, via email to

On Monday West Kent Amateur Radio Society is having a video evening and natter night. Details from Keith, G4JED, via email to

On Tuesday South Essex Amateur Radio Society has part two of Confessions of a Radio and TV Engineer by Dave, G4UVJ. Details from Terry Howchen, G1FBW, on 07986 070 040.

On Wednesday Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 9pm, starting on 145.500MHz. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having an informal evening. Contact Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 308.

On Thursday Colchester Radio Amateurs is looking at modern HF rig controls. Contact Peter, G0DZB, on 01206 792 950.

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society is having an historical review of radio astronomy by Paul Hyde, G4CSD of the BAA Radio Astronomy Group. Details from Richard, G7GLW, on 07831 715 797.

On Thursday Horsham Amateur Radio Club is having a social evening at The Star Inn, Rusper. Details from Alistair, G3ZBU, on 07855 268 666.

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

On Friday Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club has part two of the talk on the history of Portsmouth by Andrew Negus. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 02392 472 846.

On Friday Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.525MHz from 8pm. Contact Ray, G3HRH, pn 01962 712 045.

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is having a meet the committee evening. Details from Sue Davis, G6YPY, on 01273 845 103.

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