Local News for the South East, East Anglia, South West and South Wales

Please note that details of all RSGB-affiliated clubs and societies can be found on the RSGB website, including email addresses and website links where known.


Now we start with the news of a potential re-openings / online or on-air training this week..

On Monday, Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society has Morse training from 7.30pm around 3542kHz, followed at 8.15pm by GB2CW slow Morse on 3555kHz. At 8.30pm there is QRS for the new operator with Colin, G0TRM. Thursday sees on air Morse training by Andy, G0IBN and Skype CW classes at 7pm. On Saturday, the club will be running a Centenary Special Event Station from Writtle Village Hall, marking the start of British Broadcasting. Contact via secretary@g0mwt.org.uk.


Carmarthen ARS is holding an illustrated talk on SOTA by Allan, GW4VPX on Tuesday starting at 6.30pm. Call Andy, GW0JLX, on 0776 828 2880.


Cray Valley Radio Society has a social and technical evening on Thursday exploring How to Use Design, Build and Use ATUs. The discussion is led by Dave, G0BUO. Bring your ATUs to show and share. Call Dave, G8ZZK, on 0773 954 9822.


On Thursday, Sutton & Cheam Radio Society have their Annual General Meeting via Zoom. Contact Chris, M0TCH, via secretary@scrs.org.uk


Guernsey ARS has a club meeting at the Bunker, Beau Sejour Leisure Centre from 7.30pm on Friday. Everyone is welcome. Call Tom, 2U0TKB, on 0778 140 5083.


Jersey Amateur Radio Society club room is now open on Friday evenings. They have gained access to the club by using the track to the Meteorological Radar Tower and a foot path along the fence. Please, be very careful as the ground is quite rough, you will need a torch if it’s dark. Contact Rob, MJ0RZD, on 0779 792 3916.


Holsworthy Amateur Radio Club nets have now been suspended for the Summer, resuming in September. Visit the website for the Summer 2022 Newsletter and Club Calendar with details of club events for the rest of the year. Visit www.qsl.net/m0omc for more details


Wales Digital Radio Group will be active throughout the month using GB8RNLI raising awareness of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution around our shores by the many volunteers who provide 24-hour rescue service in the UK and Ireland.


Nothing more is reported this week and sensible covid precautions with some regional/local restrictions still in place.  So, whatever you are doing look after yourself and check with event organisers before attending, and don’t forget the local regional team are available to support you locally with up-to-date activities and support in your local area.  Please visit the RSGB website at rsgb.org/regional-team and look for your local contact.


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