Category: Club Meets

Post Lock-down Freedom Camp at Beachy Head 10-11th July

Freedom Camp at Beachy Head
IARU HF Contest Breaking the lock-down!

Members Contests / Competition

Results have been posted in the updated September 2020 AirTime.

Operating the ICOM IC-7300 SDR Transceiver

This excellent presentation from Steve Sims MSc G8NFZ is now available on YouTube as a seven part series. Click here to view them.

Beachy Head, Land Rovers 110, 90 & Series One.

There was an unexpected and interesting gathering of Land Rovers on Saturday 26th of October at the societies Beachy Head.Radio Site.    Pictured from left to right, Defender 110 FFR (Tithonus) 2.5 N/A owned by Barry G8DXU, Defender 90 2.5 N/A owned by Ferg M0SIP, visiting from Wales. Both of these vehicles being 34 years old. Defender 90 300 …

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D-Day 75th Anniversary

SARS  commemorated the 75th Anniversary of the Normandy landings at our Beachy Head radio site operating under the special call sign GB2SF. Following the important events that occurred in June 1944. SARS will be operating vintage equipment such as the Wireless Sets No.19 and WS62 as used during those times. We hope to contact stations in Normandy operated …

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Exercise Blue Ham 100

Exercise Blue Ham was founded a few years ago to encourage communications between Military Cadets and radio amateurs. The most recent event “Exercise Blue Ham 100” being held over the weekend of 13-14th October from 0800-1600 UTC with operation on a number of spot frequencies in the 60m Band. G8DXU/P assisted by M6EYO and M6ONX entered the event from Drewsteignton in …

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40-80m AFS Contest Saturday 13th January

This is an important contest in the series of Affiliated Societies (AFS) events. Taking place on Saturday 13th January between 1400-1800 this is a great opportunity for members to practice their operating skills during a busy competition. Results from this event count towards the combined scores for the Societies entries in the 2017-2018 series of …

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Christmas Cumulative Contests

These contests run each day from 26th to 29th of December between 1400-1600 Contestants may operate on any or all of the following bands:- 6m, 4m, 2m, & 70cm. Last year SARS was placed Runner Up in the overall competition and 2nd in the 50MHz (6m) section. The intention is enter again this year and …

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50th Anniversary Dinner at Langham Hotel

The SARS 50th Anniversary Dinner took place on Monday the 27th of November at the Langham Hotel on Eastbourne seafront. There were nearly 40 members and guests who enjoyed the excellent cuisine provided by the Hotel. All members attending received a complimentary 50th Anniversary badge and good quality laser engraved pen.

SARS at West Dean Open Days

Members of SARS will be setting up special event station GB2WD at West Dean on the 9th & 10th of September to mark the English Heritage Open Days of this historic site. This special occasion also marks the Canadian Occupation of West Dean during WWII. Tributes will be paid during special ceremonies on both Saturday …

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