News for England South-East – 15 March 2020

| March 13, 2020

The situation with the Covid-19 virus is changing rapidly. You should check before travelling that the activities announced here are taking place. This listing is correct as of 12 noon on Friday the 13th of March.

On Sunday Radio Society of Harrow continues its Intermediate course in the shack and there is a club net from 2pm on 145.350MHz. Tuesday sees a breakfast meeting at 9.30am at the Carpenters Park Garden Centre and there’s more Intermediate course work on Thursday. Next Sunday, the 22nd there is an outdoor event from the Old Redding car park from 2 to 5pm. Details from Linda, G7RJL via email to

Worthing & District Amateur Radio has its 80m net today and next Sunday from 7.30am. On Monday there’s a net on 2m from 7.30pm. Tuesday sees a talk from 8pm and on Thursday there’s a net on 40m from 11am. For details, email

On Tuesday 17 March Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club is holding its AGM on Tuesday, although they suggest you check before visiting. On Thursday the 2m FM net is at 7.30pm on 145.500MHz. Saturday sees an Essex 2m activity afternoon from 1 to 5pm. Details from Dave, M5ABP, by email to

Now to clubs with one event this week.

On Monday Basingstoke Amateur Radio Club has a talk on Big New Radio Telescopes by Paul, G4CSD. More information from Alan, G3UQW, on 01256 883838.

On Monday Burnham Beeches Radio Club is looking at Working the Easy Satellites with G4XDU. Contact Greg, G4EBY, via email to

On Monday Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society has an activity night in the Danbury Village hall and on Tuesday there’s a club net on GB3ER at 8pm. Further details from Jon, M0KGX, 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 Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club has an open net at 8pm on145.275MHz. Rod, G4SPS, can supply more details by email to

On Monday Surrey Radio Contact Club have a Fix-it, move-it-on, skills and advice night including a social chat. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

On Tuesday Braintree & District Amateur Radio Society has a club net at 8pm on 145.375MHz. Details from Edwin, G0LPO, on 01376 324 031.

On Tuesday Bromley & District Amateur Radio Society has a talk on HF Noise Cancelling by G8MNY. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

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

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club net at 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and moves to DMR on the Brandmeister Talkgroup 23529 at around 8.40pm. Information from David, M0XDF, by email to

On Wednesday Fareham & District Amateur Radio has a talk on The History of Portsmouth part 2 by Andrew Negus. Chris, G7MFR, can tell you more on 0781 749 8772.

On Wednesday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club has a talk on SDRs by John, G4ABQ. Contact Chris, G0DWV, on 01603 898 308.

On Wednesday Southdown Amateur Radio Society has an FM net on 145.275MHz at 8.30am and a CW net on 144.060MHz at 7pm. More from Tom, M6ONX, by email to

On Thursday Bittern DX Group club has a net starting on 145.500MHz at 7.30pm. More from Peter, G6ZRV, on 01603 879 552.

On Thursday Cray Valley Radio Society has its Annual Construction Contest. Details from Dave, G8ZZK, on 0773 954 9822.

On Thursday Shefford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. More information from David, G8UOD on 01234 742 757.

On Friday Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club has an open net at 7.30pm on 433.450MHz then QSY to the GB3IW Repeater. Details from Rod, G4SPS, by email to

On Friday Harwell Amateur Radio Society has a club net on 1.845MHz at 8.30pm and on 3.710MHz at 8.45pm. More from John, G6LNU, on 01235 223 250.

On Friday Horndean & District Amateur Radio Club has a talk by Rod, G0ERS about GB4HMS and HMS Warrior. Contact Stuart, G0FYX, on 02392 472 846.

On Friday Mid Sussex Amateur Radio Society is having a radio night and table-top sale. Details from Stella, M6ZRJ, by email to

On Friday Silverthorn Radio Club is having a club night. Further information from Colin, 2E1FQE, on 07973 350 421.

On Friday Thames Amateur Radio Group has a TARGet Nite with hands-on radio. Contact Patrick Higham, G8JLM, on 01621 855 461.

On Friday Whitton Amateur Radio Group has a talk and demonstration on Operating the QO-100 Satellite Using a Single Dish With Dual Band Feed by G0MRF. Contact Ian, G0OFN, on 0795 620 3495 for further information.

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