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Welcome to the Farnborough & District Radio Society

The Farnborough & District Radio Society (FDRS) is a club for Radio Amateurs and Short Wave Listeners in and around Farnborough, Hampshire. If you have an interest in amateur radio we would be delighted to see you at our club, which meets at 7:30 for 8:00pm every 2nd and 4th Wednesday in the month at the Farnborough Community Centre, Meudon Avenue, Farnborough, GU14 7LE.

Our next Meetings and Events

  • 14 June GEO (Group for Earth Observation) - Francis Bell
  • 28 June Evening on the air. Club HF contesting site. Directions are on the Members Forum. Non members please email us for directions. 7.30pm for 8pm until 10pm. Organiser G1LKJ.
  • 1 July- 2 July Event: VHF NFD.  Club HF contesting site. Directions are on the Members Forum.  Non members please email us for directions. 1400 UTC on 1 July and ends 1400 UTC on 2 July Rules


Existing amateurs are welcome to call in to one of the Club Nets

  • Slow Speed Morse Net Mondays at 1:00pm on 3570kHz (Alternative frequency 21.050 MHz)

  • Slow speed Morse. Every Wednesday when there is no club meeting 8:00pm on 1995 kHz

  • Top Band Net: Mondays at 8:00pm on 1995kHz LSB G2DX

  • Two Metre Net: Fridays at 8:00pm on 144.675MHz FM G6FRS

Training courses

We regularly run training courses and hold exams for amateur radio licences.  Details

 News of Recent events

Field Day 3/4 June 2017

Skittles Evening April 26 2017

Foundation Exam Feb 2017 Details

AGM 25 Jan 2017 Details

Christmas Dinner Pictures

Presentation of Club Awards 2016 Details

Hernia Cup Quiz 2016 Details

Evening on the Air 13 July 2016 Details

Amateur Radio Fun Event & NFD 4/5 June 2016

Mills on the Air 2016


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