What we do
Amateur Radio

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society

Join us for:

  • Informal club meetings
  • Talks and lectures
  • Training and exams
  • On the air meetings and nets
  • DF Hunts
  • Construction competitions
  • Field days
  • Outdoor activities and picnics
  • Demonstration stations
  • Club activity contests
  • A well equipped club shack


We meet most Mondays at Churchdown School, Winston Road, GL3 2RB
Please see below for details of our next meetings

Join us for...

Fun with radios!

School Gates
New gates have been fitted to the school entrance. If the school gates are closed when you arrive, please phone 0739 651 1281 and we will come and let you in. The school often closes the gates in the evening when there are no members of staff on duty. GARES has no control over this but please do not let this stop you from coming along. We really do look forward to seeing you.
This telephone number is only available on Monday evenings, when the club meets at the school, from 7pm to 9.30pm clock time.

Next few meetings

From Monday 22 July 2019

School closed for Summer Break
Next meeting 26 Aug at Crickley Hill

Club on the Air (145.475MHz) every Monday at 7.30pm instead

Monday 5th August 2019 from 6.30pm

Club Picnic
at Saul Junction

(By “Willow Trust” on Google Maps)

Monday 12th August 2019

No Meeting
School closed

Club on the Air (145.475MHz) at 7.30pm

If you’re interested, why not come along to a meeting. There’s no need to make an appointment and you will be very welcome. It’s free for new visitors and we promise not to make you join on your first visit.
(We normally meet at Churchdown School, which is located in Winston Road, Gloucester, GL3 2RB)
How to find us!


Our next Special Event Station will be British Inland Waterways on the Air from Anchor Inn, Epney on 24 Aug 2019 from 1000-1600 BST. Join us, listen for or work GB4RSE

Final Scores in our latest Operating Challenge (choose 4m or 6m)

Ragchew July 2019 Issue now online. (pdf file). The 2019 Summer Special is already with club members!
Earlier issues can be read here

NEW PROJECT DETAILS: DF Receiver modification for Top Band

Our Facebook page.

Come and join us On the Air

Wednesday at 7.30pm on 145.475MHz FM

Thursday at 7.30pm, starting on 145.475MHz FM before moving to 80m SSB

Friday at 7.30pm on 432.220MHz SSB

and most Mondays on 145.475MHz FM at 7.30pm when there is no meeting at the club.

Discount for club members - Ask committee for details
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