GB19SG – Cricket World Cup

We are taking part in the Cricket World Cup Marathon, activating GB19SG during most club evenings over the next couple of weeks. A mix of modes, operating FT8, SSB and RTTY from the club house. If you are not a club member, but would like to take part and have a full callsign, then contact … Read more

1985 Field Day

Steve, G4ZUL, recently contacted us and sent over some photos that he found dating back to 1985 field day. He was a member of the club from 1984 through to 1986.


Pubs and Clubs On The Air Operate some radio with a bar at arm’s reach. That sounds like a fantastic idea ! Newport Amateur Radio Society teamed up with Chepstow and District Amateur Radio Society to operate special call GB0CAC on Sunday 12th for PACOTA at the Chepstow Athletic Club. We were greeted with glorious … Read more

RSGB SSB National Field Day 2018

GW8GT/P SSB RSGB Field Day Contest Newport Amateur Radio Society 1st/2nd September 2018 1300-1300 UTC Low Power Unassisted Portable We are again operating from the field next to the West Usk Lighthouse access road, Newport. We are planning to set up the masts sometime in the afternoon of Friday 31st. We will then arrive early … Read more

East Usk Lighthouse 2018

GB4EUL – East Usk Lighthouse, Newport LH number : UK0159 WAB : ST38 Locator : IO81mm WWFF : GWFF-0066 – Newport Wetlands NNR 3rd Full Weekend in August since 1998 00.01UTC 18 August to 2400UTC 19 August 2018 (48 hours) The month of August sees the international activity for lighthouses and lightships. Countries all over … Read more

Putting down Foundations

Well done to Rob, who passed his Foundation exam on the 25th May. Rob studied with the Essex ham distance learning course, and completed his practical assessments with us. Well done Rob from all of us !!!

Foundation Success

Another foundation success to report. Russell passed with flying colours !  Congratulations Russell. We are all looking forward to working you on the bands.

RSGB certificates

Well, 2017 has seen the club partake in a couple of contests. The RSGB SSB field day and the RSGB Autumn series. We were placed 7th out of 26 overall in our group for the SSB field day, an amazing accomplishment all things considered. We were placed 10th out of 52 overall for the Autumn … Read more