News for England South-East – 7 October 2018

| October 5, 2018

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week.

Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society beings its Foundation course this Sunday. Wednesday sees a net on 145.500MHz from 9pm. Contact Andy, G4WGZ on 01689 878 089.

Essex Ham has the Essex YL Net on GB3DA from 8pm on Sunday. Monday sees a net on GB3DA from 8pm, with chatroom and audio feed at More from Pete, M0PSX via email to

Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club has the second day of its field weekend this Sunday, including taking part in the RSGB DX contest and 23cm Trophy contest. On Monday there’s an open net from 8pm on 145.275MHz. Further details from Chris, G3WIE via email to

Today and next Sunday, Hastings Electronics and Radio Club has a net on 144.575MHz from 11am. Enquiries to Gordon, M3YXH on 01424 431 909.

The Radio Society of Harrow has a net this Sunday and next Sunday at noon on 1938kHz LSB. On Monday there’s a net from 8.15pm, mostly on 145.350MHz FM. Contact Linda, G7RJL via email to

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

On Monday Lowestoft District and Pye Amateur Radio Club has an informal operating evening. Thursday sees a regular club night with a talk or film. For more information, email

Peterborough and District Amateur Radio Club has a net on Monday from 8pm on 1.980MHz. On Wednesday there’s an EGM and planning for JOTA. Contact Alan, G8XLH via

Chippenham and District Amateur Radio Club meets on Tuesday from 7.30pm at Kington Langley Village Hall. The Foundation course continues on Thursday. Enquiries by email please to

Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club has a net on 145.500MHz FM from 7.30pm on Wednesday and Thursday this week. More from Gordon, M0WJL via email to

Hammersmith Amateur Radio Society has its net on Thursday from 8pm on 144.700MHz FM. Friday sees a general club night with radio operations. Details from Selim, M0XTA via email to

Now we return to the usual listing in date order.

On Monday Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society has a club supper. Contact Paul, G4YQC by email to

On Monday, Hog’s Back Amateur Radio Club has a natter night. Contact Ray, G4LUA on 0118 981 4174.

On Monday West Kent Amateur Radio Society has a presentation Amateur Radio As Portrayed in Films by Paul, G4DCV, from 8pm. More from Keith, G4JED on 01732 446 331.

On Tuesday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a JOTA planning meeting. Contact Edwin, G0LPO on 01376 324 031.

On Tuesday Brede Steam Amateur Radio Society will be operating at the shack from 9am to 2pm. For further information, email Martin, M0MJU, via

On Tuesday South Essex Amateur Radio Society hosts a talk Ex-military Radios in Amateur Radio by Andy Tyler, G1GKN, at 7pm. Enquiries to Terry, G1FBW on 0798 607 0040.

On Wednesday Aylesbury Vale Radio Society holds a discussion night. For more, email

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club has a talk on satellites by Craig Underwood, G1WTW. Further details from David, M0XDF via email to

On Wednesday Crystal Palace Radio and Electronics Club has a net at 8pm on 145.525MHz ± QRM. More from Bob, G3OOU on 01737 552 170.

On Wednesday Darenth Valley Radio Society has a talk on baluns by Mike, G8AXA. Contact Mike on 0788 415 7776.

On Wednesday Fareham and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a DF hunt in the dark. Enquires to Chris, G7MFR on 0781 749 8772.

On Wednesday Farnborough and District Radio Society is having a natter night. Contact Mel, M0JMR for details, via email to

On Wednesday Harwich Amateur Radio Interest Group has a talk by Karl Lumbers of Trinity House. Full details from Kevan, 2E0WMG on 0749 352 1049.

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club has a table-top sale. Contact Chris, G0DWV on 01603 898 308.

On Wednesday Southdown Amateur Radio Society has an FM net on 145.275MHz at 8.30am, a cafe meeting at 12.30pm, and a CW net on 144.060MHz from 7pm. Email Tom, M6ONX via

On Thursday Edgware and District Radio Society has a show-and-tell session on members’ most-loved workbench tools. Contact Mike, G4RNW, via email to

On Thursday Hilderstone Radio and Electronics Club has a natter night. Enquiries to Ian, 2E0DUE via email to for more.

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

On Thursday Reading and District Amateur Radio Club hosts a talk by Dr Elizabeth Bruton from 8pm Marconi and his Marvellous Invention, Maritime Wireless Telegraphy. Contact Laurence, G2DD on 0758 470 6625.

On Thursday Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society will not be holding a meeting due to the Shefford Fun Fair. Enquiries to David, G8UOD on 01234 742 757.

On Thursday Southgate Amateur Radio Club has a programme planning meeting. More from Keith, G8RPA, via email to

On Friday Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club hosts a session at 8pm led by Richard, G4AWP, who will be demonstrating advanced receiver techniques. Further details from Richard, G4AWP on 0770 229 5300.

On Friday Great Yarmouth Radio Club is having a club and on the air night from 7.30pm. Email Simon, M0TRJ via

On Friday Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. Contact Peter, G4AKG on 01444 239 371.

On Friday Silverthorn Radio Club has a club night at 7.30pm. Contact Robbie, M0HVC, on 0742 913 1105.

On Friday Whitton Amateur Radio Group has its club night from 8pm with HF and VHF on the air. Full details from Ian, G0OFN on 0795 620 3495.

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