News for England South-East – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

We start with an announcement by Darenth Valley RS that they will run a Foundation course on the 10th and 17th of June. The cost of the course will be £60, including the exam fee. Candidates wishing to enrol on the course must do so by the 28th of May. More details are online at www.darenthvalleyrs/training.

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Cambridge & District Amateur Radio Club has nets today and next Sunday 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 Wednesday there’s a club net from 8pm on 145.550MHz FM. Details from Peter, M0DVC, on 0744 304 6040.

Coulsdon Amateur Transmitting Society has nets today and next Sunday from 11am on 145.4MHz ± QRM and from 5pm on 3.7MHz ± QRM. On Wednesday there’s a net from 9pm on 70.425MHz. Contact Andy Briers, G0KZT, via email to

Radio Society of Harrow has its club net from noon today and next Sunday on 1938kHz LSB, plus there’s an outdoor event today from 2-5pm at Old Redding car park. Monday sees a club net from 8.15pm, starting on 145.500MHz FM. Contact Linda, G7RJL, via email to

Surrey Radio Contact Club has its net today and next Sunday on 1905kHz from 9.30am. On 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.

Essex Ham has its net on Monday from 8pm on GB3DA, with chatroom and audio feed at On Saturday the Essex YL net takes place on GB3DA from 8pm. Next Sunday the online Foundation course continues. Contact Pete, M0PSX, via email to

Reading & District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Thursday from 8.30pm on 70.425MHz FM. On Friday it’s the Three Towers Hike. Contact Laurence James, G2DD, on 0758 470 6625.

Bromley & District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 9pm on Wednesday, starting on 145.500MHz. Next Sunday sees the Intermediate course and exam. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

Southdown Amateur Radio Society has a cafe meeting on Wednesday from 12.30pm. Saturday sees a meeting. Contact John, G3DQY, on 01424 424 319.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club has its open net from 8pm on 145.375MHz. Contact David, M0XDF, via email to

On Monday Braintree & District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on 145.375MHz. Contact Edwin, G0LPO, on 01376 324 031.

On Tuesday Dorking & District Radio Society is having a talk on dead bug construction by Bob Burns, G3OOU. Contact David Browning, M6DJB, via email to

On Wednesday Crystal Palace Radio and Electronics Club has its net from 8pm on 145.525MHz ± QRM. Contact Bob, G3OOU, on 01737 552 170.

On Wednesday Fareham & District Amateur Radio Club is watching a film. Contact Chris Jenkins-Powell, G7MFR, on 0781 749 8772.

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having an informal evening, table top sale and Bright Sparks. Contact Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 308.

On Thursday Dover Radio Club is having a demo of the Shark RF Openspot hotspot by Matt, M1CMN. More information from Aaron, 2E0FQR, on 0771 465 4267.

On Thursday Shefford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding its spring junk sale. Contact John Burnett, via email to

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

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is on the air. Contact Dennis Conway, M0YDC, on 0747 630 1044.

On Friday Thames Amateur Radio Group has its net. Details from Patrick Higham, G8JLM, on 01621 855 461.

Next Saturday and Sunday Felixstowe & District Amateur Radio Society has its second Intermediate course weekend. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

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