Formby Calling

Amateur radio is a popular technical hobby that uses designated radio frequencies for non-commercial exchange of messages,

Visit to Western Approaches

One of the nice things about clubs is the social activity that extends beyond the club's amateur radio remit. On Saturday, the 4th of March a group of club members took the train to Liverpool to visit the Western Approaches museum. The Western Approaches Museum in...

SADARC Field Day Event18/7/2022

An interesting time at the SADARC Field Day event on Monday, 18th July. Amongst the activities was a demonstration of a working station of FT8, displays included a small morse code decoder and members operated an HF station using the Club Call Sign, G2OA.

Simple 2m Antennas

Simple 2m Antennas

4m to 2m receive upconverter

4m to 2m Receive Upconverter Michael Rathbone G3ZII is a member and former Secretary of the Southport and District Amateur Radio Club. Here is the article that was submitted and published In the August edition of RADCOM. In recent times there has been an upsurge of...


Every Sunday at 19.30 we meet on air on 2m, Starting on the calling frequency of 145.500 and then QSY to a free channel.

Come and Celebrate Lancashire Day.

Join us on the 28th. November 2020 as we celebrate and operate for Lancashire Day

It commemorates the day in 1295 when Lancashire first sent representatives to Parliament. 

Lancashire is a county in northwest England, first established in 1182. In 1974 the county was re-organised and parts of the Southern most areas were moved into a new county – Sefton. Many locals have still not recovered from this change!

The original county palatine of Lancashire.

We will be operating from the club house from about 10am. you are welcome to come earlier to help set up the antennae and equipment.

If you can’t make it all day, an hour will do! Please let Craig M0OYH or Brian M0SSN know if you can come along.

There will also be a traditional Lancashire hotpot and apple pie provided by Dorothy.