News for England South-East – 4 August 2019

| August 2, 2019

First, details that Langdon Hills ARC has reformed under the name of the Laindon Radio Club, with a wider emphasis on all aspects of radio and not only amateur radio operating. The next Display and Discussion night is scheduled for 30 August with many activities being presented. New members always welcome. The club meets at the Women’s Institute Hall, Laindon at 8pm. Details by email from

We continue with clubs that have several events this week.

This Sunday, Southdown Amateur Radio Society has a barbecue at the chairman’s home from 7pm. Wednesday sees an FM net on 145.275MHz at 8.30am, a Hailsham shack meeting at 10.30am, a cafe meeting at 12.30 and a CW net on 144.060MHz from 7pm. On Thursday there’s a barbecue in the Spinney. For details see

Burnham Beeches Radio Club has its net from 10.30am on 145.500MHz this Sunday and next Sunday. On Monday there’s an exam session and club night. Contact Greg, G4EBY, via email to

Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club has an open net this Sunday 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

Radio Society of Harrow has its net on 1938kHz LSB from noon this Sunday and next Sunday. On Monday there’s a club net from 8.15pm that settles on 145.350MHz FM. The shack is open this Sunday, and on Thursday and next Sunday from 10am to 3pm. Contact Linda, G7RJL via email to

Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club has a CW net on Monday from 7.30pm on 144.180MHz. Tuesday sees an SSTV net on 144.500MHz from 7.30pm. On Thursday there’s a net from 7.30pm on 145.500MHz. Next Saturday there’s a visit to Thameside Nature Reserve in Mucking. Contact Dave, M5ABP, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday Essex Ham is running the Essex YL Net on GB3DA from 8pm. Contact Pete, M0PSX, via email to

On Monday Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society is operating from the Aviation Museum. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

On Monday Surrey Radio Contact Club has its annual barbecue. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

On Tuesday Braintree and District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on GB3BZ. Details from Edwin, G0LPO, on 01376 324 031.

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

On Tuesday North Kent Radio Society is making its plans for the International Lighthouses and Lightships event. Contact Stephen Osborn, G8JZT, on 0798 575 3370.

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club has an open net from 8pm on 145.375MHz. Contact David, M0XDF, via email to

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club is having a talk via Skype by Paul Stoetzer on AMSAT-NA. Contact Chris Danby, G0DWV, on 01603 898 308.

Hilderstone Radio Society is officially closed throughout August, but there are casual field meetings on Thursday evenings at Manston. Details from Ian, G0PDZ, via email to

Edgware and District Radio Society is also closed for the summer break.

On Thursday Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night. Details from Malcolm, M0OLG, on 01480 214282.

On Friday Cambridge and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk by Dr John Moyle, G1AWJ, The Long Silence Falls. More info from Bryan Davies, M0IPO, via email to

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

On Friday Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club is holding a club 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 Mid-Sussex Amateur Radio Society is holding a treasure hunt with a difference with Stella and Alan. Details from David Goatcher, M7OBI, on 0779 244 2314.

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 social meeting in the bar. Contact Ian, G0OFN, on 0795 620 3495.

On Saturday Marsham Amateur Radio Society has a barbecue from 1pm till 6.30pm, alongside operating on HF and VHF. Contact Steve, on 0758 130 5310.

On Sunday South Essex Amateur Radio Society is operating GB2BM at Bay Museum. Contact Terry Howchen, G1FBW, on 0798 607 0040.

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