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 International Space Station Contact

Winter Gardens School





31st Canvey Radio &

Electronics Rally

Will be on the 7th February 2016  At the Paddocks Community Centre, Long Road,

Canvey Island .SS8 0JA Amateur Radio and Electronic component exhibitors . Freshly made refreshments. (And  the famous Canvey Radio Rally Bacon Rolls are on the Menu) Doors Open 10:30 am.


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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

The club will be running Amateur Radio Training for the foundation Licence at our club venue, the next course will start on May 6 for 6 consecutive Fridays starting at 7pm  and will be conducted by our RSGB approved & trained instructors. >>More

Special Event

Field Stations

Our next field day event won’t be till Mar/Apr a new event for us Airfields on the Air GB2BB from RAF Bradwell Bay  then Rayleigh Windmill GB2RWM for Mills on the Air.







 Ham Radio Gear for Sale


Morse Classes

Canvey Radio Rally Training

Latest Amateur Radio News Stories from

The Southgate Amateur Radio Club Site


12th January

 Club Meeting

Our club meeting on the 12th January was the Canvey Radio Rally Preparations evening, thank you to all those members that volunteered to help on the day.  Our next meeting on the Feb 9 Dip into the Archives RSGB Talk is a look back at just a few of the aerials that have been built by amateurs in the last 100 or so years.



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The South Essex Amateur Radio Society

(The Canvey Radio Club)  for over the last 30 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  venue at Swans Green Hall  in Hart Road ,corner with The Rundels , Thundersley,  SS7 3PE.  Map and more info





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