Category: News

New Callsign

New callsign M7BDP

SSB nets on 144.325MHz, 28.320MHz & 1976kHz

There was a very good response to our Net on Saturday the 7th November from 1400. Twelve stations called in on Two Metres SSB, with a good number of these later migrating to 10m and 160m. Net control was by SARS G1KAR/P from our Beachy Head site. Please see the Forum thread on this website …

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

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

Flemming Christensen G4MJC S/K

It is with regret that the society has learnt that Flemming who was an early member of SARS become a silent key some weeks ago.. Flemming G4MJC had great enthusiasm for VHF and particularly 6m where he was often heard during contests. He will be sadly missed by his fellow amateurs. Our condolences go out …

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Ian G7HFS…….PA3IKH in Zeeland SATURDAY 15th August

Several SARS members made contact with Ian whilst he was in Holland at West Kapelle on Top band (160m) using 1976kHz USB. Contact was also established from Beachy Head on (60m) 5363kHz USB by G8DXU and G1KAR/P with Andy 2E0GNE operating. Anthony G4UPY was also on net, together with Chris G3XFE in Heathfield. Thanks go …

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Some Sad News G8CVV SK

Previously a long standing member of SARS, Barry Chuter G8CVV became a Silent Key on Sunday 26th of July. Barry had moved from Eastbourne to Minehead about two years ago to be closer to his family. He had a special interest in VHF and was renown for his knowledge and expertise in High Voltage generation …

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Members Contests / Competition

Results appear in the October edition of AirTime

Future meetings postponed due to COVID-19

After careful consideration and in light of the fact that a significant proportion of our membership is particularly vulnerable to COVID-19, the Committee has taken the decision to indefinitely postpone all future monthly meetings as well as meetings at the Cafe Continental on Wednesdays, until further notice. Meetings at the club shacks will continue with …

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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.

CONTEST NEWS 50MHz

SARS have achieved 2nd place (Runner-Up) in the Open section of the 50MHz (6 metre) Christmas Cumulative Contests. With many thanks to those members who gave up their time to participate.