Sussex Electronics and Radio Fair(SERF)

SERF was held over the weekend of 3rd, 4th and 5th of June 2016 at the Eastbourne Sports Park. With this event being only in it’s second year, and the first time it had been over an entire weekend, our roles were pretty much decided on the day. These included managing the parking and unloading…

Hastings Half Marathon 2016

The start of spring, well nearly, was kind for all involved in the Hastings Half Marathon. Cloudy, dry and cold was the order of the day and, with the lack of wind, favoured the runners. The Hastings and Rother Raynet Group were all in position for 09.30 with the exception of control, positioned at the…

Global exercise

Hastings and Rother Raynet have today taken part in the 2015 Global Simulated Emergency Test (GlobalSET) exercise to provide information on availability of members in a given time frame to operate radio.

Battle Bonfire 7/11/2015

Well the last event of the year 2015 for the group was Battle Bonfire Boyes evening at battle Abbey. It went with a “Bang” and a few “Whooops” and “Screams” as well. No big problems from the groups point of view and communications with control were good. There were a few problems with the communications…

Northiam Bonfire 24/10/2015

I think most people enjoy the odd flashing and banging of fireworks this time of year and it was with pleasure that H&R Raynet Group accepted a request from organisers to help provide communications at Northiam Bonfire. Although the forecast was for rain, the evening started off dry and surprisingly mild. But on this occasion…

Bexhill/Hastings Link Road 10K Run. (BHLR10K). 20/09/2015

Hastings and Rother RAYNET were proud to provide communications support for this totally unique and one off race, working primarily with race control and the Red Cross. Race control required the lead male and female runner’s numbers and the starting of the clock at the 5K point. Fortunately there were no incidents for the Red…

Battle 10k Fun Run 6/9/2015

Report on Battle fun run 6/9/2015 Members of Hasting & Rother RAYNET Group (H&RRG) turned up at the Green at about 08.00 to put up the mast and connect the radio in preparation for this now well established event. The start of the junior race started at 09.00am and the road closed for the duration…

Bexhill Carnival 25th July 2015

Bexhill Carnival 25th July 2015. The Hastings and Rother RAYNET group were asked again to attend the Bexhill Carnival and provide communications for the event. The weather was much better than the night before, it was warm with a gentle breeze. As usual the team set control at the pavilion with a 20ft mast on…