© South Essex Amateur Radio Society 1982- 2016    last update    9 December  2016

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Radio Society

.......Due to the sale of our present venue we will be moving to a new venue from our January 2017 Club Meeting see information page................. December 13 Club meeting is our  Christmas Social Evening Visitors are always welcome...............

Latest News

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 .

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

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 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.


Latest Amateur Radio News Stories from

The Southgate Amateur Radio Club Site

 Club Meeting

8th November

Our club meeting on November 8th was our AGM which was conducted by our Secretary/President  Dave G4UVJ pleased to say all  the committee are staying for another year, the only change is that Mark 2E0RMT is our new Secretary for the coming year, also the Yearly Awards were awarded to Pete M0PSX and Dorothy M0LMR each received £50 each by Dave G4AJY. Our next meeting is our Christmas Social evening on 13 December all visitors are very welcome .

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  , Thundersley,  SS7 3PE. Until December 2016 then we move to our new venue  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.