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  Who we are..... The South Eastern Amateur Radio Group EI2WRC is a non-profit organisation based in Waterford city in the South-East of Ireland which caters for those with an interest in amateur radio.We currently have members in Counties Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford & many other counties beyond the South-East with interests in a wide range of aspects of amateur radio including SSB, CW, Satellite Operation, VHF, Digital Modes, Repeaters and SWL (Short Wave Listening). We have often being referred to as "Ireland's most active radio club"!For more information about us and what we do you can download our information sheet by clicking here

Membership.....Membership of South Eastern Amateur Radio Group is open to anyone with an interest in radio. Membership costs just €30 per year and concessionary membership (for unemployed, students & pensioners) costs €20 per year. Family membership is also available for €50. Membership runs from 1st January to 31st December. Membership fee's go towards the running of the club (special event call signs etc). If you would like to join SEARG, simply download an application form HERE, complete and return it, along with the appropriate fee, to any committee member listed on our Committee and Roles Page.

Events.....
Evey year the group participate in a large number of events where we showcase to the public what is involved in amateur radio. We try to promote the hobby and get more people interested by doing these events. Our yearly events include Geoparks Weekend, Railways On The Air Weekend and Lighthouses On The Air Weekend.
These events, particularly the overnight ones, tend to be social occasions as much as technical exercises and apart from the transmitters, generators, antennas and camping equipment that are brought on site, barbeque equipment, food and beer are brought along also! The group also participates in many of the yearly IRTS contests from various locations around the South-East. These competition provide an ideal opportunity for club members to test out equipment and have some good fun trying to beat other contestants! For more detailed information on our latest activities visit or Latest News Page To view future planned events for 2019, you cab download our 2019 Events Calendar here. To view previous years events we have taking part in please click here.

Affiliations.....
The group is affiliated to the Irish Radio Transmitters Society, the national society for Ireland of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU)

IRTS Weekly News.....
We transmit the IRTS radio news at 9.30 p.m. (local time) every Tuesday via the Southern Ireland Repeater Network, DMR Talkgroup 27240, EchoLink Node 225431, IRLP Node 5883 and also on the Southern Ireland Repeater Network channel on the Zello app.  Reports are always welcome via the call-in directly after the news broadcast and SWL reports can be Tweeted or posted on our Facebook page.
Theory Classes.....
We run theory classes covering the HAREC syllabus from time to time once sufficient interest is in place. Theory courses only happen if enough people express interest in them so if you or someone you know might be considering studying for the HAREC exam please get in touch with any of the committee members so we can add your name to a list of people possibly interested in doing a theory course with us in the future.

 


Meetings.....
Our meetings take place in Roanmore Social and Sports Centre, Cleaboy Road, Waterford (Eircode X91 EC92) at 8.00 p.m. on the last Monday of each month (as required). We do not have meetings on Bank Holidays. Check our latest news page, Facebook and weekly IRTS news bulletins for up to date
information about meetings. Our committee meetings take place at the same location on an as-needed basis.

More Info.....
If you would like to find out more, please feel free to come along to any of our general meetings, talks or events. Meetings are normally held in Waterford while events may be held in various locations around Ireland. Check our news pages, Twitter feed, Facebook page and IRTS news bulletins for information on upcoming meetings and events.