Our Meetings


4th Wednesdays of the month
Formal Nights for talks, demonstrations, lively discussions and activities: 7:30pm: Heeley Green Community Centre, 344 Gleadless Rd, Heeley, Sheffield S2 3AJ.

Other Wednesdays in a month
Check out our events and Member's Hub on Facebook, as we either go out for meals and socials, contesting evenings, or we do portable evenings.

SDWS News … March 2022

Sheffield and District Wireless Society held its AGM and Awards Presentation Night on Wednesday 2nd March 2022.

The AGM reports and presentations can be viewed in PDF format at SDWS AWARDS EVENING 2022 V2 while the Minutes can be read at Minutes of March 2022 SDWS AGM

The Society is doing very well indeed […]

Annual Junk Sale Wed 1st Sept 2021 RUTLAND HOTEL

SDWS MEETINGS & CVID 19

This starts at 8pm prompt. Doors open at 7.30pm.

Bring along your surplus radio junk and help the club through a 10% levy for club funds.

The sale will run as an auction like you see on Bargain Hunt!

Anti Covid precautions apply…. Masks to be work in […]

ANNUAL PORTABLE EVENING AUGUST 2021

ANNUAL PORTABLE EVENING

WED 4TH AUGUST (7PM TO 8.30PM BST) :

(OPEN TO MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS)** SUBJECT TO COVID RESTRICTIONS AND WEATHER CONDITIONS**

Location: Individual locations to be chosen by the participants Operators: Single Operator only (couples may enter a log each by sharing the time allowed) Equipment: HF and/or VHF mobile […]

SDWS MEETINGS & COVID 19

…. an update

SDWS MEETINGS at the RUTLAND HOTEL

At the time of writing this post (mid March 2021) we are yet to decide on a firm date for when we can resume our “in the flesh” meetings in Sheffield. It is now one year since we met at the Rutland Hotel in […]

G5YL , Krystyna Haywood, appointed RSGB Region 4 District Representative

SDWS |are proud to announce the appointment by RSGB of our former Chairperson, Krystyna Haywood, G5YL to the office of Region 4 District representative

Sheffield and District Wireless Society is delighted and proud to announce that founder member and former Chairperson, Krystyna Haywood, who recently qualified for her Full Licence as G5YL, has […]

2019 Awards Evening

2019 AWARDS EVENING…

Wednesday evening, 6th March 2019, saw a full room of SDWS members attend the Annual Awards Evening. You can view the Power Point presentation (in PDF format) by clicking on this link. Be aware that this is a large 29MB file so it could take some time to download if you […]

SDWS … FLYING HIGH IN THE CONTEST SCENE

Another big pat on the back to our SDWS Contesters…

Sheffield and District Wireless Society is making a real impact on the UK Amateur radio Contesting scene these days and it’s all due to a keen and enthusiastic band of members who are prepared to devote a large amount of time […]

CONGRATULATIONS SDWS CONTESTERS!

CONGRATULATIONS SDWS CONTESTERS !

It has just been announced that our contest team has reached the top ten in the RSGB Affiliated Societies Super League. 104 clubs took part over the past twelve months, entering the AFS trophy contests on the 160m, 80/40m, 6m, 2m and 70cm bands. The results were entered into a nationwide […]

DO YOU LIKE CONTESTING?

DO YOU LIKE CONTESTING? WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE IN A CONTEST GROUP?

Yes? … then look no further for you’ve found one!

Join SDWS and enter amateur radio contests for us! The Society already has a very keen and capable core of contesters but we are always on the look out for more […]

ANNUAL AWARDS EVENING : January 2016

Every year certificates are awarded to members who have excelled in various contests and in service to the Society. A short video of the recent awards evening, held on January 6th 2016, can be found here:

https://youtu.be/YVnn47jsF6M

On the same evening, Sheffield Wireless Society members were delighted to present a special award to Colin Wilson, […]