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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 […]

Foundation Licence Now YouTube Video – Module 3 on Safety in Amateur Radio

We’re pleased to announce the next video installment for the Foundation Licence Now course on the theme of Safety in Amateur Radio.

Foundation Licence YouTube Video – An Introduction

Sheffield Wireless is delighted to provide an Introduction YouTibe Video as to what’s involved in the Foundation Licence Now Course. Created by and led by Trainer Krystyna 2E0KSH, we are offer this as part of a distance learning initiative, becoming one of many amateur radio societies up and down the UK who provide training to […]

GB3AB is Sheffield’s Newest Repeater

For more information, do sign up onto the Facebook page by clicking here…

Our latest video to welcome new members..!!

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 […]

SDWS MEMBERS RECEIVE RSGB CONTEST AWARDS

SDWS MEMBERS RECEIVE AWARDS IN RSGB 5OMHz TROPHY CONTEST…

Two of our members, G3YJR and M6JIJ have received certificates for their entries in the June 2015 RSGB 50MHz Trophy. Graham, G3YJR for the Highest Placed 25W/Single antenna station and John M6JIJ for the highest placed Foundation Licensee.

John used a very modest vertical antenna and […]

VHF FIELD DAY 4-5 JULY 2015

G5TO/P: VHF NATIONAL FIELD DAY 4-5 JULY 2015

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 […]