News for England South-East – 17 June 2018

| June 15, 2018

We start with clubs that have several events this week.

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

Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club is taking part in International Museums Weekend this Sunday, next Saturday and next Sunday, operating GB1MSM from Manston Spitfire Museum. Contact Ian, 2E0DUE, via email to

Radio Society of Harrow has its net on 1938kHz LSB from 12 noon this Sunday and next Sunday. Monday sees a club net on 145.500MHz FM from 8.15pm. Next Saturday sees an outdoor event at Old Redding car park from 2 to 5pm. 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.

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

Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on direction finding by Steve, 2E0DIZ on Tuesday. Wednesday sees the club net, starting at 9pm on 145.500MHz. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club meets on Tuesday. On Thursday it’s the club net from 7.30pm on 145.500MHz. Next Saturday sees GB2HFF operating at Saint Peter and Saint Paul’s Church from 9am to 4pm for Horndon Feast and Fayre. 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. On Friday there’s a talk on Morse code by Andy Kersey, G0IBN. Details from Dave De La Haye, M0MBD, on 0798 016 5172.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

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 Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club has an open net from 8pm on 144.275MHz. Details from Chris, G3WIE, via email to

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

On Tuesday Chippenham and District Amateur Radio Club is meeting at the Sea Cadets HQ, Long Close, SN15 3JZ. For details, email

On Tuesday North Kent Radio Society is having a talk The Latest Radio Technologies by Ian, G7PHD. Contact Stephen Osborn, G8JZT, on 07985 753 370.

On Tuesday Verulam Amateur Radio Club is holding an antenna shootout. Contact Greg Beacher, M0PPG, on 01582 413 345.

On Wednesday Aylesbury Vale Radio Society is attending a barbecue hosted by G7VFV. For details, email

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 a humorous talk How NOT To Win NFD by Quin Collier, G3WRR. Contact Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 308.

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

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

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society is holding a DF Hunt. Details from Dave Lee, G8ZZK, on 0773 954 9822.

On Thursday Lowestoft and District PYE Amateur Radio Club is sorting out the caravan. Contact

On Thursday Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society is visiting Moonraker. Contact David, G8UOD on 01234 742 757.

On Friday Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk The History of Astrophotography by Peter Howell, M0DCV. Details from Richard, G4AWP, on 0770 229 5300.

On Friday Hammersmith Amateur Radio Society is having a club night with the shack on the air. Details from Selim, M0XTA, on 07510 900 731.

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is having a Windmills Evening at Jack and Jill Mills. More information from Peter, G4AKG, on 01444 239 371.

On Friday Silverthorn Radio Club is having a club night from 7.30pm. Contact Robbie, M0HVC, on 0742 913 1105.

On Friday Whitton Amateur Radio Group is having a presentation on FT8 by G0MRF. Contact Ian, G0OFN, on 0776 565 7542.

Next Saturday and Sunday Southgate Amateur Radio Club is taking part in Museums On the Air. Contact Keith, G8RPA,

Next Saturday and Sunday Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society is taking part in Museums on the Air weekend, operating GB2RRM at Ramsey Rural Museum. Details from David, M0VTG, via email to

Next Sunday Shoreham Coast Watch special event station GB1SCW will be operating from the National Coast Watch lookout on Shoreham Beach, BN43 5HY. This will be to mark the work of coastal watch communities. Activity will be centred on HF and VHF bands.

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