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Welcome to the Farnborough & District Radio Society

The Farnborough & District Radio Society (FDRS) is a club for Radio Amateurs and Short Wave Listeners in and around Farnborough, Hampshire. If you have an interest in amateur radio we would be delighted to see you at our club, which meets at 7:30 for 8:00pm every 2nd and 4th Wednesday in the month at the Farnborough Community Centre, Meudon Avenue, Farnborough, GU14 7LE.

Our next Meetings and Events

  • 6 Dec 144MHz AFS Contest 10.00am-4.00pm Details
  • 9 Dec Christmas Dinner
  • 10 Jan 3.5MHz CW AFS Contest 2pm - 6pm
  • 13 Jan Club Meeting
  • 16 Jan 3.5MHz-7MHz SSB AFS Contest 2pm - 6pm

Existing amateurs are welcome to call in to one of the Club Nets

  • Eighty Metre slow speed Morse Net Mondays at 13:00 hours on 3570kHz (Various Club Members)

  • Slow speed CW. Every Wednesday when there is no club meeting 8pm on 1995 kHz

  • Top Band Net: Mondays at 8:00pm on 1995kHz LSB G2DX

  • Two Metre Net: Fridays at 8:00pm on 144.675MHz FM G6FRS

Training courses

We regularly run training courses and hold exams for amateur radio licences.  We have both foundation and intermediate courses in the near future Details


 News of Recent events

FDRS wins the Hernia Cup Inter-Club for the second year in succession Details

SSB FD and Jubilee BBQ. 5/6 Sept.  Excellent BBQ. We worked 155 stations Pictures

50 Anniversary Special Event Station G50FRS 1st to 7th Aug 2015 Report and Photos

VHF FD 4/7 July. Total of 187 QSO's Pictures

CW NFD on 6/7 June 2015. We worked 483 stations Pictures and results

*** Mills on the Air 2015 Report and pictures***


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