News for England South-East – 9 June 2019

| June 7, 2019

We start with news from Hilderstone Radio Society that they have outgrown their present home and are moving, this week, to the Scout HQ of the 1st Margate (St Johns) Scout Group. Hilderstone RS has previously helped their local Scouts movement with Jamboree on the Air and Thinking Day on the Air, and used the HQ as an examination centre. For more details, visit their website,

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Burnham Beeches Radio Club has its net from 10.30am on 145.500MHz today and next Sunday. Contact Greg, G4EBY, via email to

Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club has an open net today and next Sunday from 6.30pm on 433.450MHz, later moving to GB3IW. On Monday there’s an open net from 8pm on 145.275MHz. Contact Chris, G3WIE, via email to

Hastings Electronics and Radio Club has its net from 11am on 144.575MHz today and next Sunday. Contact Gordon, M3YXH, on 01424 431 909.

Mid Sussex Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the Burgess Hill Summer Fayre today. On Friday there’s a fox hunt. Contact Peter, G4AKG, on 01444 239 371.

Radio Society of Harrow has a fox hunt from the shack today plus its net on 1938kHz LSB from noon today and next Sunday.  Monday sees a club net from 8.15pm that settles on 145.350MHz FM. The shack is open on Thursday from 10am to 3pm.

Next Saturday and Sunday sees the Intermediate course. Contact Linda, G7RJL via email to

South Essex Amateur Radio Society is having an introduction to microcomputers on Tuesday by Andrew Brown, M0ONH, of Hamtronics.

Next Sunday sees a special event at the Canvey Transport Museum for the Transport and History trail on Canvey Island. Details from Terry Howchen, G1FBW, on 0798 607 0040.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

Felixstowe & District Amateur Radio Society is at the ESWR Rally today. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

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 Hog’s Back Amateur Radio Club is having a visit by RSGB R10 Regional Rep Keith, G4JED. More information from Ray, G4LUA, on 0118 981 4174.

On Tuesday Braintree & District Amateur Radio Society is looking at the ins and outs of metal detection. Details from Edwin, G0LPO, on 01376 324 031.

On Tuesday Camb-Hams has its net on GB3PI from 8pm. For details, see

On Wednesday Aylesbury Vale Radio Society has a barbecue hosted by Gerry, G7VFV. For details, see

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 Darenth Valley Radio Society is having a talk on the Sun and its effects by Steve, M0HRY. Contact Mike, G8AXA, on 0788 415 7776.

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having a Skype talk on solar cycles and propagation topics by Carl, K9LA. Contact Chris Danby, 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 12.30, and a CW net on 144.060MHz at 7pm. Contact Tom, M6ONX, via email to

On Thursday Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society is having a talk about going /P for the summer by Mervyn, G4KLE. Contact Malcolm, M0OLG, on 01480 214282.

On Thursday Shefford & District Amateur Radio Society has a 2m mobile fox hunt, searching for Ian, G3ORG and Martin, M0XMP. More information from David, G8UOD on 01234 742 757.

On Thursday Southgate Amateur Radio Club has an ARDF event in Trent Park starting at 4.30pm. More information from Keith, G8RPA, via email to

On Friday Hammersmith Amateur Radio Society is having a general club night with radio operations. Details from Selim, M0XTA, via email to

On Friday Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club is holding a meeting. Contact Chris, G7LWV, via email to

On Friday Langdon Hills Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. More information from Stuart Hayter, G6RAQ, on 01268 413 121.

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 Radio is having a talk by VMARS on communications at the Battle of Arnhem. Contact Ian, G0OFN, on 0795 620 3495.

Category: News for England East and East Anglia, News for England South and South East, News for London and Thames Valley