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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

  • 10 May Talk / video on Radio-Quartz Xtal manufacture, Derek G3HEJ
  • 24 May RSGB Inspire - promoting Amateur Radio Michael G0POT 
  • 3-4 June Event: NFD and social at clubs HF contesting site. Contest starts 1500 UTC on 3 June 
    and ends 1500 UTC on 4 June Rules
  • 14 June GEO (Group for Earth Observation) - Francis Bell


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

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

Christmas Dinner 2015 Pictures

SSB FD and Jubilee BBQ. 5/6 Sept 2015.  Excellent BBQ. We worked 155 stations Pictures

50 Anniversary Special Event Station G50FRS 1st to 7th Aug 2015 Report and Photos

VHF FD 4/7 July 2015. Total of 187 QSO's Pictures

CW NFD on 6/7 June 2015. We worked 483 stations Pictures and results



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