News for England South-East – 16 July 2017

| July 14, 2017

We start with some licence training news. Cray Valley RS is running a fully taught and mentored Full licence training course this autumn. The course includes two evening maths primer sessions and an Intermediate revision day in October with the main intensive course beginning on 4 November for three consecutive Saturdays. The exam will be on 25 November. For further details please contact Kevin, M0KSJ at 

Through the summer months, Fort Purbrook ARC meetings have become weekend events on Portsdown Hill, 330ft ASL, with a spacious marquee. Any visitors are welcome to drop in and try out the aerials and equipment. Over night sessions are possible with a BBQ available. Details from Graham Yoxall, M0CYX on 0785 040 0108.

This Sunday and next Coulsdon Amateur Transmitting Society has nets at 11am on 145.4MHz ± QRM and 5pm on 3.7MHz ± QRM. Wednesday sees a net at 9pm on 70.425MHz. Details from Andy Briers, G0KZT by email to

On Sunday Leiston Amateur Radio Club has a barbecue. Details from John, G4XVE by email to

This Sunday and next Surrey Radio Contact Club has a net on 1905kHz at 9.30am. Monday sees work on the construction project and a chat-and-fix-it evening. On Thursday there’s a net on 70.300MHz at 8pm and Friday’s net is on 145.350MHz at 8pm. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

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

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

On Monday Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society is operating on Felixstowe beach. On Saturday and Sunday the club is operating a military heritage special event station. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

On Monday Peterborough and District Amateur Radio Club has a net. Contact Alan Ralph via email to for the details.

On Tuesday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society Club has a net at 8pm on 145.375MHz. More information from Edwin, G0LPO on 01376 324 031

On Tuesday Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089 for details.

On Tuesday Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society has Morse code with Graham, G4NPD. Wednesday sees a net from 9pm, starting on 145.500MHz. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

On Tuesday Verulam Amateur Radio Club is hearing from Martin Lynch on Measurement Tools and Dongles. Contact Greg Beacher, M0PPG, on 01582 413 345.

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club has an open club net at 8pm on 145.375MHz. More information from David, M0XDF by email to

On Wednesday Crystal Palace Radio and Electronics Club has an FM net at 8pm on 145.525MHz (S21) ± QRM. Contact Bob, G3OOU, on 01737 552 170.

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club has a Skype talk from Tim Duffy, K3LR on contesting. Contact Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 308.

On Wednesday Southdown Amateur Radio Society has an FM Net on 145.275MHz 8.30am, a cafe meeting at 12.30pm and a CW Net on 144.060MHz at 7pm. Details from John, G3DQY on 01424 424 319.

On Wednesday Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club is holding an Outside On The Air event. Contact Al, M0OAL, via email to

On Thursday Colchester Radio Amateurs is taking a look at JT65. Saturday the club is taking part in the annual club field weekend. Contact Tony, 2E0FTQ, on 0783 177 4669.

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society has a talk DXing Without the Luxuries. More information from Dave Lee, G8ZZ on 0773 954 9822.

On Thursday Dover Radio Club has a talk How to Design a Common Emitter Amp. More information from Aaron, 2E0FQR on 0771 465 4267.

On Thursday Horsham Amateur Radio Club has a social at The Sportsman in Amberley. Details from Alistair, G3ZBU on 07855 268 666.

On Thursday Loughton and Epping Forest Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on 144.725MHz. Friday is a natter night. Details from Dave De La Haye, M0MBD, on 0798 016 5172.

On Thursday Norfolk Coast Amateur Radio Society is learning about sporadic E. For details email Steve, G3PND, via

On Friday Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club has a talk The History of Navigation by Professor Mike Whittle. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 02392 472 846.

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is having a radio night and table top sale. More from Dennis Conway, M0YDC on 0747 630 1044

On Saturday Newbury and District Amateur Radio Society has a summer barbecue. Details from Rob, G4LMW on 0797 088 5614,

Category: News for England East and East Anglia, News for England South and South East, News for London and Thames Valley