Our Meetings


1st Wednesdays of the month
Formal Nights for talks, demonstrations, lively discussions and activities: 7:30pm at the Rutland Hotel, 452 Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2PY.

2nd,3rd & 4th Wednesdays
are our friendly "Cheers n Beers" gatherings in the public bar at the Rutland Hotel, 452 Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2PY.

5th Wednesdays in a month
Check out our events and Member's Hub on Facebook, as we either go out for meals and socials, or we do portable evenings.

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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 […]

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 […]

Feeling out in the cold this Winter? Join us!

It’s a true fact that the more you attend a club, the more likely you will remain interested in the hobby, especially as different topics are introduced, people get together and become enthused in moving the hobby forward, making good friends along the way whilst getting involved in what is a fantastic hobby. The […]

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 […]

Arran IOTA DXpedition Video 2016

At last, we have great delight in presenting you with our Arran IOTA DXpedition video for 2016. Sheffield & District Wireless Society, together with friends from the Worksop Amateur Radio Society, The Sheffield HF DX Group and the 93 Contest Group, made their second joint Dxpedition to the Isle of Arran in Scotland, EU123. Callsigns […]

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, […]

SSB FIELD DAY REPORT 5-6 SEPTEMBER 2015

SSB FIELD DAY REPORT: It was a great weekend with excellent weather (though cold overnight!), a great social atmosphere as well as a serious attitude to the contest. Band conditions were very poor indeed and the hourly contact rate was very slow and only exceeded 50 an hour at the end of the contest.

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SDWS & LOCAL CLUBS JOIN FORCES FOR THE IOTA CONTEST

The weekend of the 25-26th July this year, 2015 saw members of four local groups join up to field a strong contest team in the annual RSGB Islands on the Air (IOTA) Contest. They travelled independently up to the beautiful Isle of Arran in the Scottish Clyde estuary and stayed at the excellent Seal Shore […]