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The Society has completed its second successful VHF NFD over last weekend. Despite average to mediocre conditions, the operating team made contact numbers comparable or better than many clubs in their sections.

Our entry is in the Mix ‘n Match section. For details see the RSGB […]


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….. 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 […]

The only Amateur Radio Society in Sheffield to offer FREE membership with great talks, events, venue & training…

Welcome to the website of the Sheffield & District Wireless Society. According to newspaper archives, the society has established roots dating back as early as 1912, so in name it is the oldest Amateur Radio Society in Sheffield. The Society was disbanded in 1926 and reformed as Sheffield Amateur Radio Club. Nine decades later, in […]

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.

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 […]

What subjects and articles would you like to see?

Hi Gang, I am hoping to post little snippets of Amateur Radio interest on here. However, I would like input from you, the audience. I would therefore appreciate any subjects you would like to hear about from the greater field of our hobby. Please contact me with ideas. Dave, G0JJR.

We just can’t contain ourselves!

Yes, we have a website, we have the domain, we have a great Society and some excellent people amongst us, but we’re still tweaking here and there in the background. Don’t worry, just as soon as we’re finished with the chip butties, and got some good scores in the latest contests, then we’ll be back […]