Amateur Radio, Electronics & Computing in Southport and the surrounding districts
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.
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 our new brand name for practical hands-on events where people can learn, build and experiment in a friendly and informal environment.
Saturday, 4th & 5th July
VHF National Field Day
Next Training Course / Exam
12th to 19th September 2015
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Bletchley Park Trip
The Southport & District Amateur Radio Club will be running a trip to the world famous Bletchley Park; home to the top secret World War II code breakers. Date: 31st October, 2015 Coach departs Ormskirk at 06:30, arriving at Bletchley Park at approximately 10:00. Coach departs Bletchley Park at 17:00,…
Derek & Alison Train the Trainers
Members of the Southport & District Amateur Radio Club, Derek (G7LFC, Membership Secretary) and Alison (M6COV, Secretary), recently travelled south to Merthyr Tydfil to run sessions for the most recent Train the Trainers Course. Train the Trainers, of which Derek is one of the founders, is a scheme run by…
Big Bang for SADARC!
Big Bang North West is a huge event organised by MerseySTEM to celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) with young people aged 7 – 19. Southport & District Amateur Radio Club (SADARC) were thereat Aintree Racecourse last Wednesday (8th July); it’s largest public event to-date. Schools from all over the North…
2015 VHF National Field Day
Following a week of interesting weather in the North West of England, the Southport & District Amateur Radio Club (SADARC) ventured out on to the ‘wild’ hills of Aughton, overlooking the West Lancashire Plain, for another memorable VHF National Field Day over the weekend of the 4/5th July.
Meetings for Q3 & Q4 announced
The Committee are pleased to announce that they have released a full calendar of meetings for July through to December. We have a number of presentations on amateur radio related topics, a couple of ‘project’ nights when you can build yourself a really inexpensive antenna analysis, a contesting evening where you can…