© South Essex Amateur Radio Society 1982- 2017    last update    17 January  2017

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......... Feb 5th….32nd Canvey Radio & Electronics Rally doors open 10:30......... Feb 14 Club Meeting Confessions of a  Radio and TV Engineer, Part 2 PMR Radio with Dave G4UVJ……

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Ham Radio Gear for Sale

Radio Equipment

 International Space Station Contact

Winter Gardens School

32nd Canvey Radio &

Electronics Rally

Will be  on the 5th February 2017 At the Paddocks Community Centre, Long Road, Canvey Island , Essex SS8 0JA

Amateur Radio and Electronic component exhibitors Selling New and S/Hand equipment.

Freshly made refreshments and the  famous Canvey Radio Rally Bacon Rolls.

Free car parking .

Last years Pictures >>

Trader List>>

On the 8th October 2014 we organized another contact with the International Space Station with Students from  Winter Gardens Primary School , Canvey Island, who were able to ask 24 questions to Reid Wiseman KF5LKC Flight Engineer aboard the International Space Station, they have been waiting about 20 months to do this contact which didn't disappoint.

HD Views from the Space Station

Amateur Radio Foundation Licence

Congratulations to all Foundation Candidates on passing SEARS Nov/Dec 2016 course  well done to all!

The next course will be early 2017 which will run over 6 consecutive Fridays starting at 7pm  and will be conducted by our RSGB approved & trained instructors.


Special Event

Field Stations

Our next  Field event will be in May with Windmills On The Air GB2RWM then  Bay Museum GB2BM, Airfields on the Air GB2BOX from RAF Boxted, Heavenly Body 2 GB2HB, Canvey Island Yacht Club GB2IYC,  Scouts JOTA GB2CIS,  and many more.


Latest Amateur Radio News Stories from

The Southgate Amateur Radio Club Site

 Club Meeting

10 January

Our club meeting on January 10th was our Rally Preparation evening at our new venue The White House at the back of Castle Point Council Offices with our rally secretary Vic G6BHE who designated to the member’s their duties for the day our next meeting on February 14 is a talk Confessions of a Radio and TV Engineer, Part 2 PMR Radio with Dave G4UVJ.

 more information on the Web Site and  visitors are always very welcome .

The South Essex Amateur Radio Society

(The Canvey Radio Club)  for over the last 32 years we have run the very successful Canvey Radio Rally, the club was Founded in 1982, we meet at 19:00hrs on the Second Tuesday of the Month. Meetings are held at our new venue at  The White House, Kiln Road, Benfleet SS7 1BU Map and more info

ISS Contact Winter Gardens School Club Meetings

SEARS Mission Statement

1. To promote and further the practice of Amateur Radio in South East Essex.

2. To provide education and training as required in the community and amongst our members in radio communication, telegraphy, and electronics.

3. To participate in community events where our aims are mutually compatible, such as are organised for Museums, Scouting, Windmills, etc.

4. To conduct Amateur Radio associated social events for our own members and interested members of the public.

5. To ensure a continuous supply of licensed and experienced operators available to help front line services in the event of a major emergency.