Our Meetings


1st & 3rd Wednesdays
Formal Nights for talks, demonstrations, lively discussions and activities: 7:30pm at the Rutland Hotel, 452 Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2PY.

2nd & 4th Wednesdays
Training Nights as well as 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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Activating a Cemetery on Halloween…

Well that must be a world first… Halloween and Amateur Radio with Krystyna 2E0KSH who has today worked a Grave Digger at Moorgate Cemetary, Rotherham, Ian M0CJY, on Halloween.

She ended up having a 5 minute chat on the DMR handheld about Halloween, Cemetaries and Radio…. Weird… Did you know that John Stevenson, who is […]

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 […]

Over 9000 YouTube hits for Sheffield Wireless

Who would have thought that Steve M6SLO‘s video talk for Sheffield Wireless members on “Android Mobile Phone Apps for the Radio Amateur” a few months ago would have received 9000 hits on the Society’s YouTube channel…What better publicity for the S&DWS than this? Well done Steve..!!

We have a great calendar of events, training, contests, […]

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 FOUNDATION LICENCE EXAM SUCCESSES

**** STOP PRESS ****

….. Five new “home grown” licenced radio amateurs ! …..

Sheffield & District Wireless Society congratulates its first successful candidates in the Amateur Radio Foundation Licence examination, held on 15th April 2015, at the club premises (which is a registered examination centre). The five candidates were taught by Krystyna, 2E0KSH, who […]

Contest calendar for 2015

The contest calendar for 2015 can be downloaded from here: Calendar

You can see that not a week goes by without a contest of some sort. Please feel free to enter as many or as few as you wish. This coming year the Society will once again be aiming to reach the top of the […]

Anniversary video

Take a look at this new video….marking our first anniversary as the new Sheffield & District Wireless Society. Congratulations to all at SDWS who helped to make this past year such a fantastic success.

Christmas Meal at the Rutland Hotel

Well, for our Society Christmas Meal we certainly dined in Four Star Style at the Sheffield’s Rutland Hotel, who have very generously sponsored our superb meeting facilities all year long. We ended the year with a bang with some excellent cuisine to die for, with everyone who came along having a really darn fine time. […]

Islands on the Air (IOTA) Contest 2015

We are making a strong commitment to the Islands on the Air Contest (IOTA) this coming year! We have booked 15 camping pitches at Seal Shore Campsite on the Isle of Arran for the period 23- 27 July 2015 as well as some rooms in the nearby hotel. We will have sole use of […]