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80+ years of amateur radio and still going strong!

Despite the current coronavirus pandemic, and unlike many radio clubs, BBRC has kept a full calendar of events going. Most meetings take place via Zoom but there have been a few notable soclially-distanced outdoor events. These included the VHF direction-finding 'foxhunt' and several DX Picnics, where members set up individual stations in a field.


In the early summer of 2020 club members went into production of headshields for health and care workers, as personal protection equipment was in very short supply. We produced many hundreds of items which were distributed to NHS staff, care workers and even a funeral director or two.

Burnham Beeches Radio Club 3D printed headshields



The club ran a public access special event station over the weekend of 24/25 June 2017 in beautiful Burnham Beeches in celebration of its 80th birthday and to introduce local residents and visitors to the Beeches to the wonders of Amateur radio.


GB8OBB tent, mast and antennas

More details can be found here.



About BBRC

The Burnham Beeches radio club meets at 8pm on the first and third Monday of the month, normally at the Village hall in Farnham Common, but check below that the meeting isn't out and about.

We are a friendly club that encompasses all aspects of this fascinating hobby from those just starting out to more old hands.

For more information, please email. Club members wishing to sign up to the club's mail reflector can email the same account or contact Mike, G4RAA, at a club meeting.
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  • Sub payment instructions sent by email Please check your emails (and spam folder if necessary) for details of how to pay this year's subscriptions. If you can't see the details or need help please ...
    Posted 11 Jan 2021, 12:56 by Mike Brown
  • Happy New Year/subs due on Jan 1 Best wishes to all club members for a happy and healthy 2021. Good DX, a few sunpots and a shot of vaccine would be good too!The club year runs ...
    Posted 30 Dec 2020, 10:31 by Burnham RadioClub
  • ISS SSTV update The ARISS-SSTV blog is reporting that SSTV operation will start after 1640 on Dec 24 and end at 1815 on Dec 31. It looks as though operation may be ...
    Posted 23 Dec 2020, 09:11 by Mike Brown
  • ISS SSTV Xmas bonanza Celebrating 20 years of Amateur Radio on the International Space Station, the ISS is due to broadcast Slow Scan TV images from December 24-31. As usual transmissions are subject ...
    Posted 18 Dec 2020, 09:28 by Mike Brown
  • McMichael Rally 2021 - date agreed It looks like something like normal life will be returning in 2021 thanks to the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines. As a result it has been decided to go ahead ...
    Posted 10 Dec 2020, 01:25 by Mike Brown
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