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Weekly Bulletin – July 21 2019

WADARC meets at – TS Vanguard, 9a Broadwater Road, Worthing. BN14 8AD


Last Tuesday was a Tea and Chat evening with some members investigating antenna replacement and moving poles. All looks doable and crawling boards have been ordered, to allow safe access to some parts of the roof. Further work will be carried out in the very near future.

Saturday was the Worthing Fire Service Open Day and a small team of volunteers headed by Pete, G4LKW setup a station on 40 metres using the callsign GB3WFB. At this time it’s not known how many QSOs were logged, but thanks to Ed, Roger and Bryan for helping Pete out.

Please note that this coming Tuesday’s meeting is on Chantry Hill, Storrington with an early start at 7.30pm. Tea and cake will be provided, so you MUST bring your own MUG for tea!


  • Outside Meeting – Chantry Hill – Bring antennas, rigs, and MUG for TEA – Tuesday 23rd July – 7.30pm-9.30pm – Chantry Lane Car Park, Storrington – TS Vanguard will be closed.
  • Setting up your computer for Omnirig, Log4OM and connecting to a USB radio – Tuesday 30th July – 8.00pm-10.00pm – TS Vanguard

For further information as it occurs, please visit the WADARC website:


Monday – 2 metres 145.425 MHz, FM, 7.30pm (local)

Thursday – 40 metres 7.106 MHz +- QRM, SSB, 11.00am (local)

Saturday – 70cms on GB3WO, 7.00pm (local)

Sunday – 80 metres 3.712 MHz +- QRM, SSB, 7.30am – 8.00am (local)


Local, national and some international rallies can be found by visiting this excellent website:


Spring 2019 edition published –


HF and VHF

RSGB propagation information can be found by following this link:



GB3WSX – IO80QW – 70.007 MHz

GB3BAA – IO91PS – 70.016 MHz

F1ZXK – JN18KF – 144.438 MHz

F5ZSF – IN88GS – 144.409 MHz

GB3VHF – JO01EH – 144.430 MHz

ON0VHF – JO20HP – 144.418 MHz


F5XBA – JN18KF – 432.830 MHz

GB3UHF – JO01EH – 432.430 MHz

ON0UHF – JO20ET – 432.567 MHz



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I hope to see many members on Chantry this week, especially as it’s worth visiting just for Roger’s cake!


Alan. G4GNX