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Farnborough
& District Radio Society

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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. Meetings take place in the Boyce Building at the Aldershot Military Museum Queens Avenue, Aldershot, GU11 2LG unless otherwise stated. The Museum is managed by the Hampshire Cultural Trust. Map

CORONAVIRUS --  GREAT NEWS

We have restarted our real life meetings. In addition Member's online meetings continue on those Wednesdays when there is no real life club meeting


Upcoming Meetings & Events

13 Oct Skittles Evening. Alley booked from 7:00pm for a 7:30 start at the Jolly Farmer, Blacknest, Nr Alton GU34 4QD
20 Oct Natter night Zoom Only
27 Oct Used Equipment Sale face to face meeting only
  3 Nov Natter night Zoom Only
10 Nov Vintage Wireless Charlie G6TSX face to face meeing only
17 Nov Natter night Zoom Only
24 Nov AGM face to face meeting only
  1 Dec Natter night Zoom Only
  8 Dec Christmas Dinner 7.30pm at the Crabtree 220 Frimley Road, Camberley, Surrey, UK, GU15 2QJ
15 Dec Natter night Zoom Only
22 Dec No Meeting

Boyce Building

The Boyce Building where we normally hold our meetings

Farnborough radio club meeting 20210729

Our first indoor meeting post lockdown, also streamed live on Zoom

Farnborough radio club meeting demo QO-!00

A recent meeting “QO-100, Activating G2DX through the satellite”.
Contacts were made with stations in Greenland, Qatar and many stations in Europe.

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Operating G2DX at the FDRS Open Day

Farnborough Radio Club Open Day

FDRS Contest Site

SSB setup at our Contesting Site

A recent meeting at the Farnborough and District radio society

In the club room


News

Outdoor and indoor meetings have restarted following the relaxation of covid restrictions. See our programme page for details.

The club is a fully accredited member of the RSGB Beyond Exams Scheme.  Details

Club Polo Shirts, Badges and Stickers are available showing our new ‘Flying Waveform’ logo Details

A recent Zoom meeting

An online meeting