© South Essex Amateur Radio Society 1982- 2016    last update  16 October  2016

South Essex Amateur

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Radio Society

.......... The next Foundation course this year will start on 4th November for 6 consecutive Fridays, starting at 7pm..........November  8th club meeting is our AGM members only....

Latest News

 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 .

This years Pictures >>


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 4th Nov which will run over 6 consecutive Fridays and end on 9th Dec starting at 7pm  and will be conducted by our RSGB approved & trained instructors. >>More

Special Event

Field Stations

Our next  Field event won’t be till next year our annual events include Windmills On The Air GB2RWM, Scouts JOTA GB2CIS, Heavenly Body 2 GB2HB, Canvey Island Yacht Club GB2IYC, and  Bay Museum GB2BM, Airfields on the Air GB2BOX from RAF Boxted and many more.

Canvey Radio Rally Training

Latest Amateur Radio News Stories from

The Southgate Amateur Radio Club Site

 Club Meeting

11 October

Our club meeting on Oct 11 on "Antennas and Propagation." was postponed till a later date and was replaced with the TX factor 9 video  and Dave G4UVJ showing tips on operating the Ham Radio Deluxe Log Book program.

 Our next meeting will be our AGM on November 8th.

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

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.