News for England South-East – 30 July 2017

| July 28, 2017

We start with an announcement by Colchester Radio Amateurs that they have just one place left on their Intermediate course starting on 23 September. For details, 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

Surrey Radio Contact Club has a net today and next Sunday on 1905kHz from 9.30am. Thursday sees a net on 70.300MHz from 8pm and on Friday there’s a net on 145.350MHz from 8pm. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

On Monday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on 145.375MHz, and another on Tuesday from 8pm on 145.375MHz. Details form Edwin, G0LPO, on 01376 324 031.

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

Peterborough and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday. Tuesday sees M1PRC on the air on 145.400. The Foundation course takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday. Contact Alan Ralph via email to

Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club has a 2m SSTV open net from 7.30pm on Tuesday. Thursday sees an open FM net from 7.30pm on 2m. Details from Gordon, M0WJL, via email to

Crystal Palace Radio and Electronics Club has its Wednesday net from 8pm on 145.525MHz ± QRM. On Friday there’s the summer social event. Contact Bob, G3OOU, on 01737 552 170.

Southdown Amateur Radio Society has a net on Wednesday from 8.30am on 145.275MHz, followed by a meeting at the Hailsham shack at 10.30am, a cafe meeting from 12.30pm and a CW net from 7pm on 144.060MHz. Next Saturday sees the Beachy Head 50th Anniversary Summer barbecue. Details from John, G3DQY, on 01424 424 319.

Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club is having a tea and chat night on Wednesday. Next Sunday sees the regular club breakfast and, later, the club barbecue. Contact Al, M0OAL, via email to

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

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Sunday South Essex Amateur Radio Society is taking part in Airfields on the Air as GB2BOX from RAF Boxted. Contact Terry Howchen, G1FBW, on 07986 070 040.

On Sunday Wimbledon and District Amateur Radio Society starts its summer camp, operating the club call GX3WIM/P. Details from Kim Brown, G6JXA, on 07812 735 507.

On Monday Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society has its club net on 145.400MHz from 8pm. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

On Tuesday Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society is holding its construction competition. For more information, email

On Tuesday Chertsey Radio Club has an social on-line gathering. And there’s advance notice that the last week of August sees the second virtual Buildathon, of a diplexer and homebrew satellite antenna. Contact James Conduit, M6FLT, via email to

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 and District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 9pm, starting on 145.500MHz. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having a briefing on the RSGB by Mark Taylor, G0LGJ. Contact Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 308.

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society is having a perspective on Guernsey by Bob, M0MCV. More details from Dave Lee, G8ZZK, on 0773 954 9822.

On Thursday Dover Radio Club is holding its 2m fox hunt from 7pm. More information from Aaron, 2E0FQR, on 0771 465 4267.

On Thursday Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club is having an informal meet at Joss Bay. Details from Ian, 2E0DUE, by email to

On Thursday Norfolk Coast Amateur Radio Society is looking at mag loop construction. For details email Steve, G3PND, via

On Friday Horndean and District Amateur Radio Club is having a natter night and social evening. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 02392 472 846.

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

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