Tom Pitcher

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Annual General Meeting

The Society’s AGM will be held this Friday, 1st March from 20:00 at the Old Town Community Centre in Eastbourne.

Talk by Callum McCormick M0MCX (YouTube DXCommander)

Our February’s meeting will be a talk from Callum M0MCX, aka @DXCommanderHQ on YouTube. The meeting will take place at 8pm on Friday 2nd February at the Old Town Community Centre as usual.

2024 renewals now due

Your subs are now due for 2024, as of 1st January! Please check this page for fees, and see the members forum if you need the club’s bank details.

Annual Dinner

We’re pleased to announce the return of the club’s Annual Dinner, to be held on Saturday 20th January 2024 at the Langham Hotel in Eastbourne (19:00 for 19:30). We have again arranged this several months in advance to ensure a competitive rate of £32 per person (including tip). For further information and to confirm your …

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New monthly meeting day and location

The Southdown Amateur Radio Society is moving closer to the South Downs! SARS meetings will now take place on the evenings of the first Friday of each month, commencing on Friday 5th May 2023 at 8pm, at the Old Town Community Centre in Eastbourne. Please download May’s edition of AirTime, which has now been published, to read all …

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6th February meeting to be held at Langham Hotel

Our meeting this evening will instead be held at the Langham Hotel nearby on the seafront, as the ESSC is currently undergoing a rewire that has overrun its original schedule. The meeting will feature a talk by Kevin Gordon on Undersea Cables.

Monthly Meeting 7th November

This occasion will be led by Tim M0THM who will be demonstrating knots used for portable masts etc. There should be an opportunity for members to try their hands at knot tying, practicing the Clove Hitch and Bowline etc. all very useful knots to know in outdoor and everyday circumstances. The session will be an …

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Monthly meeting 3rd October

This evening’s meeting will feature a talk by Tim M0THM on ropes and knots for antenna rigging – hope to see you there!

Club meetings to resume in August

We’re pleased to announce that monthly club meetings at the Eastbourne Sovereign Sailing Club will be resuming, with the first to be held on Monday 2nd August from 19:30 local. This meeting will be a “Natter Night” – come along for a chat and bring any lockdown projects you’d like to “show and tell”, or …

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Physical meetings to resume soon

The club Committee has recently been in communication with Eastbourne Sovereign Sailing Club, our host for our regular meetings on the first Monday of every month. They are keen to have us return as soon as legally allowed, which means that if the current limits on indoor gatherings are indeed lifted on 19th July (the …

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