News for England South-East – 19 February 2017

| February 17, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Norfolk Coast Amateur Radio Society is hearing more on EME today. Next Sunday sees operations pedestrian mobile on Cromer Pier. For details email Steve, G3PND, via

Radio Society of Harrow has a club net today and next Sunday at noon on 1938kHz LSB. Monday sees a club net starting at 8.15pm on 145.500MHz FM. Contact Linda, G7RJL, via email to

Surrey Radio Contact Club has its net on 1905kHz from 9.30am today and next Sunday. Monday sees a chat and fix-it evening with John, G8MNY. On Thursday there’s a net on 70.300MHz from 8pm and Friday sees a net on 145.350MHz, also from 8pm. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting on Tuesday, with a talk on SUZY Radio by John, G8MNY. Wednesday sees the club net from 9pm, starting on 145.500MHz. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

Fareham and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.475MHz from 7pm on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s an inter club quiz and Thursday sees 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 145.275MHz FM, followed at 12.30pm by a cafe meet. Thursday sees nets from 9.50am on 145.275MHz FM and from 10am on 7.035MHz CW. On Saturday there’s a net from 9.50am on 145.275MHz FM, from 10am on 7.035MHz CW, and at 12.30pm on 144.300SSB\145.500FM\51.600FM. Contact John, G3DQY, on 01424 424 319.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society is selecting a kit on the basis of range, cost and availability. Contact Edwin, G0LPO, on 01376 324 031.

On Monday Burnham Beeches Radio Club has the show and tell plus judging of its construction competition. Details from Charles, G0SKA, on 01753 647 101.

On Monday Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society has a skills night at Danbury Village Hall. For more information, email

On Monday Essex Ham is running a getting started table at Essex Skills Night. Contact Pete, M0PSX, via email to

On Monday Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on the magic band by Colin, M5AEH. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

On Tuesday Verulam Amateur Radio Club is holding its AGM. Contact Greg Beacher, M0PPG, on 01582 413 345.

On Wednesday Crawley Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on the Icom IC-7300 by Mike Davies, G0KAD and Alex Sheppard, M1YAP. More information from John, G3VLH, on 01342 714 402.

On Wednesday Darenth Valley Radio Society has the Foundation practical. Contact Mike, G8AXA, on 07884 157 776.

On Wednesday Hastings Electronics and Radio Club is holding its AGM, followed by a bring-your-mystery-thing session. Details from Gordon, on 01424 431 909.

On Wednesday Newbury and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk by Geoff, G8OFQ on a one-man DXpedition to the Galapagos Islands. Details from Rob, G4LMW, on 01635 862 737.

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having an informal evening plus Bright Sparks and Morse in the back room. Contact Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 308.

On Thursday Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society is holding a club meeting. Details from Phil Haylock, G7KJW, on 01487 832 937.

On Thursday Reading and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on simple satellite operating by Tim Kirby. Contact Laurence James, G2DD, on 0758 470 6625.

On Thursday Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk by Owen, G0PHY on the Birkenhead U-Boat. Contact John Burnett, via email to

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

On Friday Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club has a club meeting. Contact Ray, G3HRH, on 01962 712 045.

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is having a video evening with Tony Finch. Details form Sue Davis, G6YPY, on 01273 845 103.

On Sunday Horsham Amateur Radio Club is holding a fox hunt. Details from Alistair, G3ZBU, on 07855 268 666.

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