& 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
In addition Member's Zoom meetings are currently held on those Wednesdays when there is no club meeting

Farnborough & District Radio Society wins 2022 NFD RSGB Cup
Quote from the RSGB
"The winner of the Low power unassisted Single Operator award, the G3MVZ Memorial Cup, was G2DX/P, operated by M0URL for Farnborough & DRS."
Peter M0URL had 412 QSOs and gained 103,086 points. The cup will be awarded at the RSGB convention in October.
This is the second time we have won this cup. Congratulations to Peter and to all those who organised our entry.

Upcoming Meetings & Events

  3 Aug Members Zoom Meeting followed by committee meeting
10 Aug Applications and coding of the Arduino Mel M0JMR
17 Aug Members Zoom Meeting
24 Aug A Bluffers Guide to Antennas Clive G0CVA
31 Aug Members Zoom Meeting
3-4 Sept Event: SSB Field Day at Club HF contesting site. Contest starts 1300UTC (2pm clock time) on 3 September and ends 1300 UTC on 4 September
  3 Sept Event: Self Sufficient BBQ/picnic at Club's HF contesting site

  7 Sept Members Zoom Meeting
14 Sept Construction Contest

Boyce Building

The Boyce Building where we normally hold our meetings

Farnborough radio club meeting 20210729

At a meeting

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.

FDRS Open Day Composite Picture
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


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