Salop Amateur Radio Society

 Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak there will be no club meeting at the Telepost.

SARS Club Nets:

Due to the Very Good response to the SSB activity net on a Monday Afternoon

It has been decided to Hold Thursday Nights Net on 144.230 Mhz SSB.

Also 144.775 FM will be monitored for those not having SSB available.

In addition to the above the Monday Afternoon will continue.

The Wednesday Night Net on GB3LH will continue as usual.

Times:- Monday Afternoon 1400 Hrs @ 144.230 Mhz SSB.

Wednesday Night 2000Hrs @ GB3LH

Thursday Night 2000 Hrs @ 144.230 Mhz SSB.

Yours G8 DIR for SARS.

Salop Amateur Radio Society is a group for Radio and Electronics enthusiasts in and around the county of Shropshire (Salopia).



We are a friendly and active group meeting weekly on a Thursday evening in Shrewsbury for the many events, courses and projects that the club provides. (see the calendar and courses info for details!)

Those who may be interested in club history can find a brief narrative of the past 50 plus years here. We look forward to seeing you, please check the calendar to see what’s on and drop in to see us. Click on the ‘Join’ section, to download a membership form.

If you are already a shortwave listener or scanner enthusiast you can usually find us on a TUESDAY afternoon on CW from 16:30, 144.070 MHz, and on WEDNESDAY evening on our “Club On Air Net” on 433.375MHz (RB15) via the GB3LH Repeater at around 20.00 clock time.


For those who are new to SARS – come on down to a meeting or two, see what we are about, then join up if you like what you find.



Dates can change at short notice due to circumstances beyond our control – this list is updated frequently and should be considered as the “most correct” source of information. Please check before travelling.


Check hear for the latest SARS news and announcements.

Club Competitions

 The club has a number of competitions that are open to members.

Drop Me a Line

SARS meet at The Telepost Club, Railway Lane, Abbey Foregate. Meetings are at 8pm most Thursdays

SFI [High is good]

>70 Bad
80-90 Low
90-100 Average
100- 150 Good
>150 Ideal

SN (sunspots) [High is good]
<50 Bad
50-75 conditions attenuated
75-100 Good
100 – 150 ideal
>150 exceptional
The A Index [Low is good]
1 – 6 is Best
7 – 9 is OK
11+ is BAD
The K Index [Low is good]
0 or 1 is BEST
2 is OK
3 or more is BAD
XRay [Low is good]
B: Very Low
C: Moderate
M: Moderate to high
X: High to extreme