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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 >>>





Latest Amateur Radio News Stories from the Southgate Amateur Radio Club Site


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, a large crowd including local dignity's and parents and school governors  was assembled in one of the school halls  . more>>>

The 30th Canvey Radio & Electronics Rally  will be on the 1st February 2015  At the Paddocks Community Centre, Long Road, Canvey Island , hope to see you all at next years event.

This years Pictures here >>>


On  October 14th club meeting we had a  Station on Air and Show and tell evening, thanks to everyone that came along, nice to see new and old faces  during the break Free Tea and Coffee is always  available.   More>>>

our next meeting  will be on 11 November for our AGM members only.

On  18 th October  we operated at the 57th Jamboree on the Air  with the  Canvey Island Scouts GB2CIS   at Canvey Heights .

We have operated this JOTA Station on and off now for the last 25 years  a very busy day at least 35 Scouts, Beavers, and Cubs were present.

Report and Pictures  >>








On the 27th September we attended the Canvey Community Archive Open Day at the War Memorial Hall with Beyond the Point, Transport Museum, Bay Museum, Friends of Concord Beach, Heritage Centre,Cast and Crew, Carnival Association, War Memorial Fund and the Dutch Flood Museum.
There was also a local historian and author Robert Hallmann with stories of smuggling on Canvey Island.  More>>>