Welcome to the website of the

Sidmouth Amateur Radio Society 


We are located a couple of miles inland from the beautiful regency town of Sidmouth.

Sidmouth is known for its beautiful, towering red cliffs, which are part of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast.

Our members are drawn from Sidmouth and its surrounding towns and villages.

We welcome new members and/or candidates for our training courses.

If you are a visitor to the area and need assistance or directions, please call on the local repeater GB3SW.

SARS will be commencing a final Foundation course under the current syllabus on the 5th June 2019........as of September the syllabus will change to include more on digital modes etc....we would advise that if you wish to undertake a course you sign up asap.


We welcome visitors or new members to any of our meetings, if you have any communications knowledge we welcome you to come along and take part in our activities  if you are a beginner then training is available at all levels

...please contact our secretary for more info. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Keep up to date with our news on social media..




You are welcome to contact us prior to your visit by using the contact form.

We currently have a problem with our Contact button please send enquiries direct to our secretary

Secretary SARS e mail


I am often surprised when talking to new visitors or exam

candidates that they have not discovered TX Factor

films....have a look at the following link you will be

amazed.... their films are a great source of information

and an introduction to the hobby 

(they are a West Country production)

You Tube link to TX Factor Films.


 For our latest news or updates please follow the link on the right to our Facebook page

Training courses are held at regular periods depending on number of applicants please e mail

our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss your requirements.


SARS are an affiliated RSGB society and also a registered training and examination centre.


The one question we are always asked is "What is Amateur Radio".........well here's a link to a video that

goes someway to showing the answer....its very American but keep with it and view completely. 

"What is Amateur Radio"