86 Colinmander Gardens, Ormskirk, Lancashire L39 4TF
01695 573 870 info@sadarc.org.uk

Amateur Radio in Southport and the surrounding district

Amateur Radio is a fantastic hobby for those with an interest in electronics, computers and communication. Have you considered joining us for 2015? Just look at what we have to offer...

Special Event Stations

We run several special event stations to promote Amateur Radio and local events. This is an opportunity to get on the air and learn new skills with the support of experienced operators.

Licence Training Courses

Several Foundation and Intermediate courses are run each year, together with an annual Advanced Examination.

Regular Meetings

We hold regular monthly meetings when you can listen to visiting speakers, attend workshops to improve your skills, or just get on the air and communicate.


technoJAM is one of our youth activities that takes place twice a year and introduces young folk to technology.


Next Event

Blackpool Rally - 12th April, 2015

GB6IMD - International Marconi Day
25th April, 2015

Next Training Course / Exam

Foundation Course
30th May to 6th June 2015.

Intermediate Course
12th to 19th September 2015

Next Meeting

Monday, 20th March 2015 @ 20:00.

Rebecca (M6BUB) will be giving a talk on the role of the RSGB in the future of Amateur Radio and it's youth outreach.

Where we meet...

VHF National Field Day

Latest RSGB Club contest scores uploaded

The latest scores have been uploaded to the RSGB Affiliated Clubs Contest page.


GB3OA back on the air

We are pleased to announce that, after a protracted period off-air for essential maintenance, the Southport Repeater is now back on the air and operational. To start off with, the repeater will be working at reduced power and without its usual IRLP and Echolink features; however, this will be restored…

SADARC - Southport & District Amateur Radio Club

Southport RAYNET AGM

The Southport & District RAYNET Group held their annual general meeting recently when the following officers were voted in: Group Controller – Chris Dennis (2E0XJP) Deputy Group Controller – Graham Lawton (G7EVY) Technical Organiser – David Norris (G4TUP) Administration Officer – Harold Taylor (G3LWK) Treasurer – Gerrard Kelly (G4FQN) Southport,…

SADARC - Southport & District Amateur Radio Club

Ofcom to update licence terms and conditions

Following on from Ofcom’s consultation published in September 2014, Ofcom has decided to update the Amateur Radio licence terms and conditions. Summary of changes: Full licence holders to gain access to frequencies in the 470KHz and 5MHz only previously available through the issuance of a Notice of Variation (NoV) to…