The Southampton University Wireless Society (SUWS) is the university base for all things regarding amateur radio and wireless communications..
A good overview of the hobby can be see in the video above. We've also compiled a playlist of videos which you can watch here.
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, via Microsoft Teams.
Checkout our website for more info: https://www.suws.org.uk/
All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Wireless Society this year are:
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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.
|Year Membership NEW MEMBER 21/22 (Student)||£10.00||19/09/2021 - 18/09/2022||For all new members (in any year of study) who have never held a SUWS membership in the past. Ability to come on club trips, outings, and workshops. Access to training and RSGB examinations for radio licencing.|
|Year Membership 21/22 (Student)||£15.00||19/09/2021 - 18/09/2022||Ability to come on club trips, outings, and workshops. Access to training and RSGB examinations for radio licencing.|
|Semester 2 Membership 21/22 (Student)||£7.50||31/01/2022 - 18/09/2022||Membership for Semester 2 to start of next academic year. Ability to come on club trips, outings, and workshops. Access to training and RSGB examinations for radio licencing.|
All SUSU clubs & societies must have a Constitution which governs how they runDownload Constitution
Health & Safety
All clubs & societies are required to risk assess their activity to ensure it is carried out in a safe manner for members. Current risk assessments for Wireless Society are available to view below