Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society

Club Callsign: G3VLG

Welcome to the web site of the Hinckley Amateur Radio & Electronics Society

We are an amateur radio club based in Hinckley in Leicestershire, formed in 1971 to serve the local amateur radio community, five decades later and the club is still very active, when restrictions allow.

We are an active Amateur Radio Society with over fifty members, across a wide age range, our membership comes from a wide area, with members from Coventry , Leicester, ,Bedworth and beyond.

Amateur radio is a vast and varied hobby and our membership are involved in many aspects, these vary from radio competitions , activating summits on the air ,making contacts via the international space station (ISS) and electronics repairs to name but a few.

We are able to provide training and exam venue status for both the Foundation and Intermediate amateur radio exams and although we don’t run formal training, we are happy to provide guidance and mentorship if an individual is looking at taking the full examination.