News for England South East – 4 June 2017

| June 2, 2017

We start with news that Lowestoft District and Pye Amateur Radio Club will be conducting a Foundation course on Saturdays from the beginning of July. The course will run for a 4 to 5 week period, with sessions of around four hours each. For more information email

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Coulsdon Amateur Transmitting Society has nets today and next Sunday at 11am on 145.4MHz ± QRM and 5pm on 3.7MHz ± QRM. Wednesday sees a net from 9pm on 70.425MHz. Details from Andy Briers, G0KZT, via email to

Essex Ham has its online Foundation course today. Monday sees the club net on GB3DA from 8pm, with chatroom and audio feed at Contact Pete, M0PSX, via email to

Radio Society of Harrow has its club net at noon on 1938kHz LSB today and next Sunday. On Monday there’s a club net starting at 8.15pm on 145.500MHz, moving to 145.350MHz. Contact Linda, G7RJL, via email to

Surrey Radio Contact Club has a net today and next Sunday on 1905kHz from 9.30am. Monday sees a talk on low cost digital oscilloscopes by G4FDN. On Thursday 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.

Worthing & District Amateur Radio Club has its monthly breakfast meeting at 9am today. Wednesday sees a discussion on outside on the air events. Contact Al, M0OAL, via email to

On Monday Felixstowe & District Amateur Radio Society is planning for the ESWR rally, which takes place at its new venue next Sunday. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

Southdown Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on Monday by Glyn Evans from Polegate Model Engineering Society. Wednesday sees a Hailsham shack meeting at 10.30am and a café meeting at 12.30. Contact John, G3DQY, on 01424 424 319.

Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club has its 2m SSTV open net on Tuesday from 7.30pm on 144.500MHz. On Thursday there’s a 2m open net at 7.30pm. Contact Gordon, 2E0ELI, via email to

Thames Amateur Radio Group is having a talk on Friday by Tony, G8YTG on the HF communications used by Concorde. This talk was postponed from the 2nd and is a rare opportunity to learn of the main subject plus LF transmissions from Rugby and the works of the Post Office station at Ongar. All are welcome. Saturday and Sunday sees the GB2HBT memorial special event station on the air. More information from Patrick Higham, G8JLM, on 01621 855 461.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Burnham Beeches Radio Club has a quiz set by Steve Venner of ML&S, which was deferred from the 17th of April. Details from Charles, G0SKA, on 01753 647 101.

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

On Tuesday Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society is holding a table top sale of radio and electronic equipment. For more information, email

On Tuesday Chertsey Radio Club is holding a social online gathering. Contact James Conduit, M6FLT, via email to

On Wednesday Aylesbury Vale Radio Society has a barbecue from 7.30pm at the QTH of G7VFV. For details, email

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club has an open net from 8pm on 145.375MHz. Details from David, M0XDF, via email to

On Wednesday Bromley & District Amateur Radio Society has its net on 145.400MHz from 9pm. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

On Wednesday Chesham & District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk by Terry, G4UEM on the Luton VHF Group’s trip to Holy Island for the IOTA contest. Contact Terry, G0VFW, via email to

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

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is holding a fox hunt. Contact Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 308.

On Thursday Dover Radio Club is looking at antenna modelling. Contact Aaron, 2E0FQR, on 0771 465 4267.

On Thursday Edgware & District Radio Society is closed due to the General Election. More information from Mike, G4RNW, on 02089 500 658.

On Thursday Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club is having a club night. Details from Ian, 2E0DUE, via email to

On Thursday Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night. Contact David, M0VTG, via email to

On Thursday Norfolk Coast Amateur Radio Society is having a session on improving your CW. For details email Steve, G3PND, via

On Thursday Reading & District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on signals analysis of MH370 by Alan Schuster Bruce of Inmarsat. Contact Laurence James, G2DD, on 0758 470 6625.

On Thursday Shefford & District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on RAE Bedford by Brian Tomlinson. Contact John Burnett, via email to

On Thursday Verulam Amateur Radio Club is having a social evening with the GB3VH Repeater Group. Contact Greg Beacher, M0PPG, on 01582 413 345.

On Saturday Darenth Valley Radio Society is running its Foundation course. Contact Mike, G8AXA, on 0788 415 7776.

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