News for England South-East – 11 June 2017

| June 9, 2017

We start with 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

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. Friday sees a club night and talk. Contact Linda, G7RJL, via email to

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

Fareham and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Tuesday from 9pm on 145.475MHz. On Wednesday from 4pm there’s a demonstration of kite antennas by Roger Stafford, G4ROJ, followed by a talk at 8pm in the club house. Thursday sees the Top Band net from 7pm on 1967kHz. Details from Chris Jenkins-Powell, G7MFR, on 0781 749 8772.

Norfolk Coast Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on HF loops on Tuesday. Thursday sees more tests on the end fed half wave plus taking part in Coastwatch on the Air. For details email Steve, G3PND, via

South Essex Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on Tuesday by Tim Wander, author and curator of Sandford Mill. Next Sunday sees Museums on the Air station GB2BM at the Bay Museum, Canvey Island, commemorating the anniversary of the two B17s that crashed at Canvey Point in 1944. Details from Terry Howchen, G1FBW, on 07986 070 040.

Darenth Valley Radio Society is having a natter night on Wednesday. Saturday sees the Foundation course from 9am to 5pm. More information from Mike, G8AXA, on 0788 415 7776.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society is running the ESWR rally at its new venue today. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

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

On Monday West Kent Amateur Radio Society is having a practical demonstration on a range of test equipment for RF applications by Bob, G3OOU. Visitors will be especially welcome. Details from Keith, G4JED, via email to

On Tuesday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society is having a construction evening. Contact Edwin, G0LPO, on 01376 324 031.

On Tuesday Leiston Amateur Radio Club is having a pedestrian fox hunt. Details from John, G4XVE, via email to

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club is having a talk by Don Field, G3XTT. Contact David, M0XDF, via email to

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

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

On Wednesday Southdown Amateur Radio Society has a cafe meeting at 12.30pm. Details from John, G3DQY, on 01424 424 319.

On Wednesday Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club is holding an EGM in the club shack, followed by a tea and chat night. Contact Al, M0OAL, via email to

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society is holding a DF hunt. Contact Dave Lee, G8ZZK, on 0773 954 9822.

On Thursday Dover Radio Club is making a 20m/40m trap dipole. Contact Aaron, 2E0FQR, on 0771 465 4267.

On Thursday Horsham Amateur Radio Club is having a social evening at the Frog and Nightgown, Wimlands Road. Details from Alistair, G3ZBU, on 07855 268 666.

On Thursday Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a 2m mobile DF hunt. Contact John Burnett, via email to

On Thursday Southgate Amateur Radio Club is conducting experiments with wire in the Spinney. Note that this is a Thursday meeting rather than the usual day. Details from Keith, G8RPA, via email to

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 is having a talk on amateur astronomy by Ken Lindsay, G0JWL. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 02392 472 846.

On Friday Thames Amateur Radio Group is holding a TARGet night and a meeting for Advanced course candidates. Contact Patrick Higham, G8JLM, on 01621 855 461.

Next Saturday and Sunday Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club is operating GB1MSM at Manston Spitfire Museum for International Museums Weekend. Details from Ian, 2E0DUE, via email to

Next Sunday Newbury and District Amateur Radio Society is running the Newbury Radio Rally at Newbury Show Ground. Details from Rob, G4LMW, on 0797 088 5614.

Next Sunday Lowestoft District and Pye Amateur Radio Club will be holding an antenna field day, from 9.30am at the Links Road Car Park, North Denes, Lowestoft. For more details, email

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