& District Radio Society

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Programme for 2023

Meetings (ie entries in maroon) take place in the Boyce Building at the Aldershot Military Museum Queens Avenue, Aldershot, GU11 2LG.
Meetings start at 7:30 for 8:00pm unless otherwise stated



11 Jan

Chairman’s Meeting. Kevin G7BCS

25 Jan

Early Marine Radio Peter M0URL

 8 Feb

Meeting by Kevin G7BCS

22 Feb

Test Equipment Evening

 8 Mar

Antennas for All Andy G0SUM

22 Mar

Brickworks Clive G0CVA

31 Mar

Event: FDRS members are invited to a joint evening with the Guildford and District Radio Society
Starting 7.30pm for 8 pm at at the Guildford Model Engineer’s building, Stoke Park, Guildford GU1 1TU. Note this is on a Friday

12 Apr

Basic Metal Bashing, Laying Out, Marking Out and Basic Cutting Out Alex G8YKM

26 Apr

Packet Radio Demo G7BCS

10 May

World Wide Contests Peter M0URL

24 May

We welcome GDRS members for a joint evening

29 May

Donkey Derby

2-4 June

Event: NFD and social at clubs HF contesting site. Contest starts 1500 UTC (4pm clock time) on 3 June and ends 1500 UTC on 4 June Rules

14 June

Evening on the Air. Bring along you equipment and aerials.  Operate outside or in our meeting room if the weather is inclement. Normal club hours

28 June

Propagation Colin G8BCO

30 June-2July

Event: VHF NFD. Club HF contesting site. Directions are on the Members Forum. Non members please contact us for directions. Contest starts 1400 UTC (3pm clock time) on 1 July and ends 1400 UTC on 2 July Rules

12 July

Direction Finding G7BCS

26 July

Fun with Transformers Andy M0FAR

 9 Aug

Vintage Radio Restoration Mike 2E0HEU

23 Aug

Receiving SAQ Mel M0JMR

1-3 Sept

Event: SSB Field Day at Club HF contesting site. Contest starts 1300UTC (2pm clock time) on 2 September and ends 1300 UTC on 3 September Rules

2 Sept

Event: Self Sufficient BBQ/picnic at Club's HF contesting site

13 Sept

Construction Contest

27 Sept

Bats Colin G8BCO

30 Sept

Event: Club visit to SSTL at 2pm
If you would like to go you need to preregister with Bernie M0IYM before 16 Sept.

11 Oct

Skittles Evening. Alley booked from 7:00pm for a 7:30 start at the Jolly Farmer, Blacknest, Nr Alton GU34 4QD

18 Oct

Zoom meeting "Numerical Modelling of the Grimeton VLF Antenna" Marcus G0IJZ Note this is on Zoom only and not at the Club room.

25 Oct

Used Equipment Sale

 8 Nov

Talk by Barry G4SJH "World Radio Conference - Where our spectrum comes from"

22 Nov


13 Dec

Christmas Dinner 7.30pm at the Crabtree 220 Frimley Road, Camberley, Surrey, UK, GU15 2QJ

27 Dec

No Meeting

Please come along - You will receive a warm welcome
Committee Meetings
1 Feb,  29 March, 7 June, 2 Aug, 4 Oct, 29 Nov