News for England South-East – 2 August 2020

| July 31, 2020

With the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions, we are now including meeting details where we have been given them. However, we strongly advise you to check with organisers well before travelling. Above all, please observe any national or local restrictions, including social distancing.

Peterborough and District Amateur Radio Club has daily nets on 145.400MHz at 2pm. On Monday there’s a net at 8pm around 1.980MHz and on Tuesday the net moves to 145.400MHz at 8pm. For details, email

On Sunday Verulam Amateur Radio Club is holding a 6m Morse conversion net on 50.040MHz at 8.30pm. All are welcome, just send QRS for slow Morse. Details from Bob, by email to

Burnham Beeches Radio Club has a net on Sundays from 10.30am, settling on 145.275MHz and Zoom. Monday sees a virtual auction via Zoom from 7.30pm. Details from Greg, G4EBY, via email to

Colchester Radio Amateurs has an open CW net on 144.163MHz from 9.30pm and an open net on 50.225MHz from 7pm on Sundays. Monday sees another open CW net on 144.163MHz from 9.30pm. Tuesday has an open net on 433.425MHz from 7pm and an open net on 1.920MHz from 8pm. On Wednesday there’s an open net on 145.350MHz from 7pm and Thursday sees an open net on 3.685MHz from 7pm. Details from Mark, M0LTG, on 0770 374 5369.

Edgware and District Radio Society runs a weekday open net from 3pm, starting on 145.500MHz FM. On Monday there’s a net from 9pm, commencing on 145.500MHz FM, moving to around 1988kHz at 9.30pm. For details, see

Radio Society of Harrow has its net on Sundays from 2pm on 145.350MHz. On Thursday there’s a club net from 8.15pm on 145.350MHz. Details from Linda, G7RJL via email to

Laindon Radio Club has its net on Sundays from 2pm on GB3DA. Contact Stuart, G6RAQ, on 0798 417 1333.

Felixstowe and District Amateur Radio Society has an open net every Sunday from 10am on 145.400MHz. Monday sees an open net from 7.45pm on GB3IH, and on Tuesday there’s an open CW net from 7pm on 144.070MHz. Wednesday sees an open DMR net from 7pm on talk group 840. More information from Paul, G4YQC, by email to

Surrey Radio Contact Club has a net on 1905kHz LSB from 9.30am on Sundays. On Monday it’s the annual club barbecue, with precautions to keep the event safe. Tuesday sees a net on 51.550MHz FM from 8pm. On Thursday there’s a JS8 digital net on 28.078MHz from 10am and a net on 70.300MHz FM from 8pm. Friday sees a D-Star net on 144.6125MHz from 7.30pm, then on 145.350MHz FM from 8pm. Contact John, G3MCX, on 020 8688 3322.

On Monday Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club has an open net from 8pm on 145.275MHz. Friday sees an open net on 433.450MHz, moving later to GB3IW for a joint net with the Isle of Wight Amateur Radio Society. Contact Rod, G4SPS, via email to

Whitton Amateur Radio Group has a Jitsi meeting on Wednesdays and Fridays from 8pm, accompanied by a net on 145.375MHz FM and/or 28.395MHz SSB. Friday meetings will resume as soon as possible. Contact Ian, G0OFN, on 0795 620 3495.

On Monday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club has its weekly net on GB3NB from 7.30pm. Wednesday is the NARC Live! show streamed at 7.30pm to its Facebook page and BATC stream. For details see

On Wednesday Loughton and Epping Forest Amateur Radio Society has its DMR net on Brandmeister talk group 23511 from 8pm plus 70.475MHz FM, also at 8pm. Thursday sees a club net on 144.725MHz FM from 8pm. Next weekend plans are underway, subject to COVID-19 restrictions, for a field weekend at Lambourne End. For details, email David, M0VID at

On Wednesday Bracknell Amateur Radio Club has a mixed RF and DMR net from 7.40pm via MB7IBK and DMR on Brandmeister talk group 23529. From 8pm it’s the club net on 145.375MHz FM. Details from David, M0XDF, via email to

On Wednesday Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society has a net from 9pm, usually settling around 145.400MHz. Contact Andy, G4WGZ, on 01689 878 089.

On Wednesday Crystal Palace Radio and Electronics Club has its net from 8pm around 145.525MHz. On Saturday the net is on 51.55MHz at 8pm. Contact Damien, 2E0EUI on 0790 024 2541.

On Wednesday Southdown Amateur Radio Society has a net on 145.275MHz from 8.30am, via GB3ZX at 2pm and a CW net on 144.060MHz from 7pm. For details, see

On Friday Harlow and District Amateur Radio Society has its net on 145.425MHz from 8pm. Details from Matt, G7VAB, on 0790 824 2098.

Silverthorn Radio Club has an open net on GB3OY from 7.30pm on Friday. Contact Colin, 2E1FQE, on 0797 335 0421.

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