& District Radio Society


Programme for 2019

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



5 Jan

3.5MHz-7MHz CW AFS Contest 1300 - 1700 UTC

9 Jan

Chairman's Address - Plans for the club in 2019

12 Jan

Club Open Day at the 2nd Frimley Scout Hut, using G2DX with the Scam mast and fan dipole

13 Jan

3.5MHz-7MHz AFS Datamodes Contest 1300-1700 UTC

19 Jan

3.5MHz-7MHz SSB AFS Contest 1300 - 1700 UTC

23 Jan

Talk on Raynet

13 Feb

Natter night/demonstration of web SDR

27 Feb

"Life from the other side" by Steve W6TAN / G0TAN

13 Mar

Amateur radio satellites by David G0MRF

27 Mar

VDSL2 (very high speed broadband) and QRM by Tony G2NF

10 Apr

Natter night

24 Apr

Amateur Radio in Scouting John M5ET

8 May

Surplus Equipment Sale

22 May

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

1-2 June

Event: NFD and social at clubs HF contesting site. Contest starts 1500 UTC (4pm clock time) on 1 June and ends 1500 UTC on 2 June

12 June

Discussion on the plans for our International Museums Weekend event at the Museum. Please bring along any radio related curios that you would like to share with us

26 June

Talk by Kevin G7BCS

6-7 July

Event: VHF NFD. Club HF contesting site. Directions are on the Members Forum. Non members please contact us for directions. 1400 UTC (3pm clock time) on 6 July and ends 1400 UTC on 7 July 

10 July

Planning for Transmission by Trevor M0TDZ

13-14 July

Foundation and Intermediate revision, practical and exams at the Frimley Scout Hut

24 July

Electrical power safety and distribution Bill G8SUJ

14 Aug

The role of wireless amateurs in WW1, Dr Elizabeth Bruton Curator of Engineering and Technology at the Science Museum

28 Aug

Drones by Adam Juniper

7-8 Sept

Event: SSB Field Day. Contest starts 1300UTC (2pm clock time) on 7 September and ends 1300 UTC on 8 September

7 Sept

Event: Bring your own food BBQ

11 Sept

Construction Contest

25 Sept

An introduction to SDR Dongles Clive 2E0DSD

9 Oct

Wood and Douglas History by Alan Wood

18, 19, 20 Oct

Jamboree On The Air GB0GUN Bisley Cancelled

23 Oct

Amplification from DC up.  Bill G8SUJ

13 Nov

Amateur Radio. Carl M6LTG

27 Nov


11 Dec

Christmas Dinner

25 Dec

No Meeting

Please come along - You will receive a warm welcome
Committee Meetings
6 Feb, 3 Apr, 5 June, 7 Aug & 30 Oct