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Wireless Society

The Southampton University Wireless Society (SUWS) is the university base for all things regarding amateur radio and wireless communications.

Topics and interests vary from shortwave listening, HF/VHF transmission and data-mode reception. Regular outings are organised to participate in contests and volunteering. SUWS is also responsible for the upkeep of the university club callsign G3KMI. SUWS incorporates the Southampton Open Wireless Network (SOWN): an ongoing project which aims to build a free-to-use wireless network surrounding the Southampton area.

Anyone is welcome to join in and start setting up additional coverage for their specific area. Meetings are every Thursday 6pm, Room 59/1257 Zepler CLS.


About Wireless Society

Membership Fee Information

These are the current membership fees offered by Wireless Society, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.

NameCostValid PeriodDetailsJoin
Year Membership (Student)£1526/09/2019 - 23/09/2020Ability to come on club trips, outings, and workshops. Access to training and RSGB examinations for radio licencing.
Semester 2 Membership (Student)£7.526/01/2020 - 01/09/2020Ability to come on club trips, outings, and workshops. Access to training and RSGB examinations for radio licencing.
Year Membership (Alumni/Staff)£2526/09/2019 - 23/09/2020Ability to come on club trips, outings, and workshops. Access to training and RSGB examinations for radio licencing.

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The Committee

All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Wireless Society this year are:

  • Henry Kennedy
    Exams Secretary
  • Cori Haws
    President
  • Kajetan Champlewski
    Secretary
  • Dan Trickey
    Social Secretary
  • Frederick Nash
    Treasurer
  • Tim Stallard
    Webmaster