News for England South-East – 18 September 2022

| September 16, 2022

Following the sad news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the RSGB recommends that anyone attending amateur radio club meetings or events, particularly on Monday, should check before travelling

The Online Radio Club has a virtual radio club night at 7:30pm every Thursday via Zoom. It is suitable for all radio enthusiasts regardless of individual skill level. Go to the website for the meeting link.

Today, the 18th, Crawley Amateur Radio Club hosting a microwave round table. There will be a Bring & Buy in the morning followed by talks in the afternoon. Doors open at 10.30am. On Wednesday there is a talk on VNAs with Brian, M0KGW at 8pm. Keith, G3VKW, 01444 412 414

Cray Valley Radio Society, located in Eltham London SE9, now has only one place left on its next face to face Full Licence training course. It will be run over three days during October and early November. See for details. Dave, G8ZZK, 0773 954 9822.

Today and next Sunday, Surrey Radio Contact Club has a net on 1.905MHz at 9.30am. On Monday the net moves to 3.710MHz at 9am and there is a Fix-it and Skills evening with John, G8MNY at Trinity School from 7.45pm. Tuesday sees a net on 51.55MHz at 8pm and then on 28.078MHz JS8 from 10am on Wednesday. On Thursday the net is on 70.30MHz from 8pm. Friday sees a D-Star net on 144.6125MHz from 7.30pm and on 145.35MHz from 8pm. John, G3MCX, 020 8688 3322.

West Kent has a net today and next Sunday at 11am on 28.730MHz. On Monday the net will be at 8pm on 145.375MHz, all are welcome. Phil, G3MGQ,

Felixstowe & District Amateur Radio Society has a net on145.400MHz at 10am today and next Sunday. On Monday there is evening of HF Operating basics from 8pm. Tuesday sees a CW training net on 144.070MHz ±QRM from 7pm with Chris, G3XVL. The local keep-in-touch net via GB3IH is at 7.30pm on Wednesday. On Friday there is a net at 7pm on 70.400MHz then at 8pm on 145.3875MHz. Mark, M5BOP,

Bracknell Amateur Radio Club has a net via GB3BN from 5pm today and next Sunday. Wednesday sees a net 8pm on 145.375MHz and, on Thursday, there is a net from noon on 70.475MHz. Colin, 2E0XDA, 0770 651 2505.

Today and next Sunday, Milton Keynes Amateur Radio Society has a club net on GB3MK from 8pm. On Monday there is a cuppa and a chat. On Friday there is coffee and chat on Zoom. Brendan, G8IXK, 07803 192604

Burnham Beeches Radio Club has its net from 10.30am on Sundays, starting on 145.500MHz then moving to 145.275MHz, check website for latest details. On Monday there is a club meeting from 8pm. Greg, G4EBY,

Today and next Sunday, Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society has a net at 8pm on 144.060MHz. On Monday, there is a CW net from 7.30pm around 3542kHz, followed at 8.15pm by GB2CW transmissions on 3555kHz. At 8.30pm there is slow Morse for new operators. On Tuesday, there is an open net via GB3ER at 8pm. Thursday sees a Morse class via Skype. Colin, G0TRM,

Surrey Radio Contact Club has a net on Sundays from 9.30am on 1.905MHz. Out of respect for Queen Elizabeth II, and as Monday has been declared a Bank Holiday, the club meeting for the 19th has been deferred until the 26th at Trinity School. Tuesday and Thursday sees nets on 51.55MHz at 8pm. On Wednesday there’s a JS8 net from 10am on 28.087MHz. Friday sees a D-Star net on 144.6125MHz at 7.30pm, followed by an FM net on 145.350MHz at 8pm. John, G3MCX, 020 8688 3322.

Hastings Electronics and Radio Club has a daily net on 144.575MHz from 10am. On Monday there is a CW net on 28.055MHz from 8pm depending on conditions. At 8.30pm the net moves to 29.200MHz FM for a bit of telephony.

Today and next Sunday, Horndean & District Amateur Radio Club has a CW net at 9am on 1.950MHz then SSB at 9.30am also on 1950kHz. The net moves to 433.450MHz at 8pm. On Monday the net is around 1950kHz from 7.30pm. On Wednesday there is a net from 7.30pm using G6RST.

Darenth Valley Radio Society has a club net on 145.475MHz from 8pm today and next Sunday. Phil, M0IMA,

On Monday Norfolk Amateur Radio Club has a net on GB3NB from 7.30pm and a CW net on 3.543MHz at 8.30pm. Wednesday sees NARC Live with a talk from Nick Totterdell, G4FAL on Contesting. Chris, G0DWV, 01603 898 308.

On Monday Essex Ham has its net on GB3DA from 8pm, with chatroom and audio feed at Pete, M0PSX,

Medway Amateur Receiving and Transmitting Society Club nets each weekday from 9.30am on 144.650MHz. On Friday there is a meeting from 7.30pm at Tunbury Hall, ME5 9HP. Roger, G0NRL,

Bury St Edmunds Amateur Radio Society has club nets every day of the week except Sunday. The club meets on Wednesday at Rougham Tower Museum.

Dorking & District Radio Society has Monday to Saturday daily nets on 144.775MHz at 10am. Sue, M6XUV,

On Monday Bishop’s Stortford Amateur Radio Society is meeting at 8pm in the Farnham Village Hall. There is a net on Wednesday from 8pm on 145.5625MHz.

Shefford & District Amateur Radio Society Club holds a net on 1985kHz at 7pm on Mondays. On Tuesday the net starts on 145.500MHz at 8pm before finding a clear channel.  Thursday is a club meeting with a talk on Nano VNA Equipment by Bryan, G8DKK. David, G8UOD, 01234 742 757.

On Tuesday, Chippenham & District Amateur Radio Club has a talk on Over The Horizon Radar by Chris, G4HCW from 7.30pm at Kington Langley Village Hall. Brian, G6HUI, 0772 224 2741.

On Tuesday North Kent Radio Society is having a natter night at the Hurst Centre. Andy, G8MLQ, 0772 332 1005.

Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club has the Bramble net from 7.30pm with the Isle of Wight Radio Society via GB3IW and on Zoom on Tuesday. Thursday sees an open net on 145.275MHz at 7.30pm moving to GB3SH at 8pm. Rod, G4SPS,

On Tuesday Bromley & District Amateur Radio Society has a Fix-it evening with G8MNY. There is a net from 9pm, starting on 145.500MHz on Wednesday. Andy, G4WGZ, 01689 878 089.

Braintree & District Amateur Radio Society has a net 145.375MHz FM from 8pm on Tuesday, all are welcome. There is an Antenna Clinic on Friday with Dave, G0DEC from 8pm. Saturday and next Sunday, the club is taking part in Railways on the Air. Geoff, G1GNQ, 01376 563370.

On Wednesday Aylesbury Vale Radio Society has a discussion evening at The Doghouse, Broughton Lane, Aylesbury HP22 5AR.

Loughton & Epping Forest Amateur Radio has nets on Wednesday from 8pm on Brandmeister DMR TG23511 and 70.475MHz FM. Thursday sees a net from 8pm on 144.725MHz FM. On Friday there is a meeting at All Saints House for an HF Night on the Air.

On Wednesday Southdown Amateur Radio Society has an FM net on 145.275MHz at 8.30am, a cafe meeting at 12.30pm, a net via GB3ZX at 2pm and a CW net on 144.060MHz at 7pm. Tom, 2E0ONX,

Crystal Palace Radio & Electronics Club has a club net on Wednesday from 8pm around 145.525MHz. On Saturday there is a club net from 8pm on 51.55MHz. Damien, 2E0EUI, 0790 024 2541.

On Wednesday Chesham & District Amateur Radio Society has a net on GB3TU from 8pm. Malcolm, G3ZNU, 01494 890 840.

Bittern DX has a net on Thursday from 7.30pm. Call on 145.500MHz then move to 145.450MHz. All are welcome to join in. On Saturday and next Sunday, the club will be at Whitwell Station, Norfolk for Railways on Air, visitors welcome. Peter, G6ZRV, 01603 879 552.

On Thursday, Reading and District Amateur Radio welcomes radio pioneer and co-founder of Elecraft’s Eric Swartz, WA6HHQ via Zoom for a hybrid meeting at 8pm.

Whitton Amateur Radio has club meeting on Friday from 8pm. Ian, G0OFN, 0795 620 3495.

On Thursday Leiston Amateur Radio Club is meeting from 7pm. Nigel,

Itchen Valley Amateur Radio Club has a talk on Friday on A Direct Up-Conversion Beacon Source with Andy, G4JNT from 8pm Chris, G7LWV,

On Friday Harlow & District Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting from 8pm. Gary,

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