News for England South-East – 24 June 2018

| June 22, 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. on Wednesday there’s a talk by Rodney on his lifelong electronics hobby. Details from Gordon, on 01424 431 909.

Surrey Radio Contact Club has a net on 1905kHz from 9.30am this Sunday and next Sunday. 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.

Radio Society of Harrow has its net on 1938kHz LSB from 12 noon this Sunday and next Sunday. Today also sees an outdoor event at Old Redding car park from 2-5pm. On Monday there’s a club net on 145.500MHz FM from 8.15pm. Details from Linda, G7RJL, via email to

Essex Ham has its net on GB3DA from 8pm on Monday, with chatroom and audio feed at Next Sunday it’s the online Foundation course. Contact Pete, M0PSX, via email to

Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club has an open net on Monday from 8pm on 144.275MHz. Friday sees planning for VHF National Field Day, and next Sunday there’s a demonstration of amateur radio for Fort Purbrook Family Fun Day. More information from Chris, G3WIE, via email to

Lowestoft and District PYE Amateur Radio Club is having an open night on Monday. Thursday sees a club evening sorting out the caravan. For details, email

Peterborough and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday from 8pm on 1.980MHz. On Wednesday there’s a talk by RSGB Regional Manager Keith, G3WRO. Contact Alan Ralph, via email to

Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its club meal on Tuesday. On Wednesday it’s the club net from 9pm, starting on 145.500MHz and QSY. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

Loughton and Epping Forest Amateur Radio Society has its net on Thursday from 8pm on 144.725MHz. Next Saturday and Sunday sees GB2NWA on the air to mark the North Weald Airfield Air Britain Fly-In. Details from Dave De La Haye, M0MBD, on 0798 016 5172.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

This 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 costal watch communities. Activity will be centred on HF and VHF bands. For more details on Coastwatch see

On Monday Hog’s Back Amateur Radio Club is having a natter night and Morse practice. Contact Ray, G4LUA, on 0118 981 4174

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

On Tuesday Dorking and District Radio Society Exploring an Engineer’s Distrust with Philip Gray, G0LFE. Contact David Browning, M6DJB, via email to

On Tuesday North Kent Radio Society has its summer 2m DF hunt, starting at the pop-in-parlour, the first transmission is 8pm. Every one welcome to take part. More details from Stephen Osborn, G8JZT, on 0798 575 3370.

On Wednesday Crawley Amateur Radio Club is having a talk Meteor Scatter by Mike Davies, G0KAD. Contact Richard, G3ZIY, on 01342 843 545.

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 Farnborough and District Radio Society is having a talk VHF Propagation by Kevin, G7BCS. For details, email

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having an informal evening plus Bright Sparks. 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 is holding its AGM at Aylsham and District Ex-Servicemen’s Social Club, Norwich NR11 6AA. Details from Peter, G6ZRV, on 01603 879 552.

On Thursday Echelford Amateur Radio Society is having a talk by John Warburton, G4IRN The VU4G DXpedition to Andaman Islands. Contact John, G4GSC, on 01784 451 898.

On Thursday Hammersmith Amateur Radio Society club has its net on GB3LW from 8pm. For details, email

On Thursday Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club is having a talk. Contact Ian, 2E0DUE, via email to

On Thursday Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on Kenwood by Mark Haynes, M0DXR. Contact David, M0VTG, via email to

On Thursday Reading and District Amateur Radio Club is having an antenna evening at Reading Rugby Football Club. Contact Laurence James, G2DD, on 0758 470 6625.

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

On Friday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a barbecue. More information from Edwin, G0LPO, on 01376 324 031.

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is having a radio night. 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 Whitton Amateur Radio Group is having a club night with the shack on the air. More information from Ian, G0OFN, on 0776 565 7542.

On Sunday Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in VHF National Field day. More details from Richard, G4AWP, on 0770 229 5300.

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