News for England South-East – 17 December 2017

| December 15, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week.

Surrey Radio Contact Club has its net on 1905kHz from 9.30am today and next Sunday. On Monday there’s an informal pre-Christmas session with a chat-and-fix-it evening by John, G8MNY. Thursday sees a club net on 70.300MHz from 8pm and on Friday there’s a club net on 145.350MHz from 8pm. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its Christmas quiz and mince pies evening on Tuesday. Wednesday sees the club net from 9pm, starting on 145.500MHz. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club has its winter snack and chat evening on Tuesday. On Thursday there’s a 2m open net from 7.30pm. More information from Gordon, M0WJL, via email to

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

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Sunday Crystal Palace Radio and Electronics Club has its Christmas social evening. Contact Bob, G3OOU, on 01737 552 170 or see the club’s new website at

On Monday Basingstoke ARC has a presentation Why to Use Amateur Radio Given the Presence of Mobile Phones. Contact Alan, G3UQW, on 01256 883 838.

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

On Monday Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society has its Christmas noggin video and mince pies. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

On Monday Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club has an open net on 145.275MHz FM from 8pm. Contact Chris, G3WIE, via email to

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

On Tuesday North Kent Radio Society is holding an EGM and will be having mince pies. Contact Stephen, G8JZT, on 0798 575 3370.

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

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having an informal evening, plus Morse in the back room. Contact Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 308.

On Wednesday Southdown Amateur Radio Society has its net on 145.275MHz from 8.30am and a cafe meeting at 12.30pm. Contact John, G3DQY, on 01424 424 319.

On Wednesday Worthing and District Amateur Radio Club has multi-band nets. Contact Al, M0OAL, via email to

On Thursday Bittern DX Group club has its net, starting on 145.500MHz at 7.30pm Details from Peter, G6ZRV, on 01603 879 552.

On Thursday Bredhurst Receiving and Transmitting Society is holding a club night. Contact Nicky, via email to

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society is holding its Christmas drinks and buffet evening. Contact Dave Lee, G8ZZK, on 0773 954 9822.

On Friday Cambridge and District Amateur Radio is closed. Contact Richard, G4AWP, on 0770 229 5300.

On Friday Horsham Amateur Radio Club is holding a social evening at the Cricketers Arms, Wisborough Green. Details from Alistair, G3ZBU, on 07855 268 666.

On Friday Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club is closed. Contact Paul, G6MCX, on 01725 578 004.

On Friday Thames Amateur Radio Group has a net from 7.30pm on 144.250MHz CW then voice from 8pm via GB3DA. Contact Patrick Higham, G8JLM, on 01621 855 461.

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