News for England South-East – 18 March 2018

| March 16, 2018

We start with clubs that have several events this week.

Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society concludes its Intermediate course with the exam this Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a club night, and Wednesday sees the club net on 145.400MHz from 9pm. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

Hastings Electronics and Radio Club has a net this Sunday and next Sunday from 11am on 144.575MHz. Details from Gordon, on 01424 431 909.

Radio Society of Harrow has its club net on 1938kHz LSB from 12 noon this Sunday and next Sunday. Monday sees a net on 145.500MHz or 145.350MHz FM from 8.15pm. Details from Linda, G7RJL, via email to

Surrey Radio Contact Club has a net on 1905kHz from 9.30am this Sunday and next Sunday. On Monday there’s a chat and fix-it evening with John, G8MNY. Thursday sees a club 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.

Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club has an open net on Monday from 8pm on 144.275MHz. On Friday there’s a talk by G4NNS Studying the Shape and Motion of our Galaxy from the Back Yard. Details from Chris, G3WIE, via email to

Peterborough and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday from 8pm on 1.980MHz. On Tuesday there’s a net on 145.400MHz from 8pm. Contact Alan Ralph, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday Basingstoke Amateur Radio Club is having a discussion on digital modes led by Alan, G3UQW. Contact Peter, G0KQA, on 01256 414 454.

On Monday Burnham Beeches Radio Club is holding its AGM, along with drinks and nibbles. Details from Charles, G0SKA, on 01753 647 101.

On Monday Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society is running an Essex skills night from 7pm at Danbury Village Hall with Colin Page, G0TRM. For more information, email

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 Milton Keynes Amateur Radio Society is having presentations by members about what’s on their workbench. Details from Phil Gould, G4FVZ, on 0780 263 6998.

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

On Tuesday Chippenham and District Amateur Radio Club is having a natter night. For details, email

On Tuesday North Kent Radio Society is holding a club forum and introducing the club committee. Contact Stephen Osborn, G8JZT, on 07985 753 370.

On Tuesday Verulam Amateur Radio Club is having a presentation on television by Dr Roger Bleaney, M0RBK. Contact Greg Beacher, M0PPG, on 01582 413 345.

On Wednesday Bury St Edmunds ARS is on the air and having a general chat from 7.30pm at Rougham Control Tower, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9XA. Contact Tony, G4VSB, by email to

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 holding a table top sale. Contact Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 308.

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

On Thursday Bittern DX Group has an open net from 7.30pm on 145.500MHz. Details from Peter, G6ZRV, on 01603 879 552.

On Thursday Bredhurst Receiving and Transmitting Society is having a meal at PWCA. For details, email Nicky, via

On Thursday Edgware and District Radio Society is having a talk The Very Basics of Ham Radio Deluxe by Mike, G4RNW. More information from Mike, G4RNW, on 02089 500 658.

On Thursday Hammersmith Amateur Radio Society has its net on GB3LW from 8pm. Contact Selim, M0XTA, on 07510 900 731.

On Thursday Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club is having a talk DXing in Africa by RSGB Chair Nick Henwood, G3RWF. Contact Ian, 2E0DUE, via email to

On Thursday Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on antennas by David Sylvester, G3RED. David, M0VTG,

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

On Thursday Lowestoft and District PYE Amateur Radio Club is holding a club evening. For details, email

On Thursday Reading and District Amateur Radio Club is holding its spring junk sale. Contact Laurence James, G2DD, on 0758 470 6625.

On Thursday Shefford and District ARS is holding its AGM. Contact David, G8UOD, on 01234 742 757.

On Friday Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club is having an introduction to the new remote club radio station by Richard, G4AWP. Details from Richard, G4AWP, on 0770 229 5300.

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society March is having a radio night and table top sale. Contact Peter, G4AKG, on 01444 239 371.

On Friday Silverthorn Radio Club is having a club night. Contact Robbie, M0HVC, on 0742 913 1105.

On Friday Thames Amateur Radio Group has its net from 8pm via GB3DA. More information from Patrick Higham, G8JLM, on 01621 855 461.

On Friday Whitton Amateur Radio Group is having a presentation by the local RSGB Deputy Regional Manager. Contact Ian, G0OFN, on 0776 565 7542.

Next Saturday and Sunday Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society commences its Intermediate course. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

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