England Midlands 2 June 2013

| May 31, 2013

NEWS FOR THE MIDLANDS

We start with news that Newton le Willows Amateur Radio Club, MX0NRC, has been re-formed. The club initially closed in 2000 after losing its regular venue but has found new premises. Meetings are now held every Wednesday from 7.30pm at Newton le Willows Sea Cadet Unit, 9-11 Cross Lane, Newton-le-Willows WA12 9PT. Contact Chris, M0ZLK by email to m0zlk@nlwarc.co.uk or visit the club website at www.nlwarc.co.uk.

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Lincoln Short-Wave Club is at the Spalding Rally today. Tuesday sees the 144MHz UK AC from the shack. On Wednesday there is a natter night at the BSA Club and activities at the shack. The club repeater net is on Thursday on 145.725MHz from 8pm. The Saturday surgery and mentoring commences at 9am in the shack and next Sunday there’s a trip to the Junction 28 QRP Rally and the PW 144MHz Low Power Contest. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Wythall Radio Club is holding its holding club net on 145.225MHz from 8pm today and next Sunday. On Monday the Foundation course continues and it’s the 80m Club Championships DATA Contest. Tuesday sees a Morse class from 7.45pm, followed at 8.30pm by free and easy session and the 144MHz UKAC Contest. The shack social is on Friday from 7.30pm and next Sunday there’s a trip to the Junction 28 QRP Rally. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its club net on Monday on 145.375MHz. Friday sees a talk on the Nuneaton Wildlife Centre by Geoff Grewcock. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Friskney and East Lincolnshire Communications Club is running a club net on Monday from 7.30pm on 144.165MHz USB, vertical polarisation. The monthly club meeting is on Tuesday at 7.30pm. On Wednesday from 8pm there is a M3+M6 club net on GB3FR from 8pm. Friday sees a club net on GB3FR from 7.30pm. Contact the FELCC Information Line on 07554 362 020 for more information.

Northampton Radio Club has a 2m net on 145.4625MHz at 8pm on Monday. There’s a club evening on Thursday from 8pm till late. The club is 100 years early next month and is celebrating the occasion with a Centenary Anniversary BBQ and weekend special event station GB0WFX on 8th & 9th June at their cabin located in Ravensthorpe in rural Northamptonshire. The club callsigns G3GWB and G8LED will also be active. Members and non-members are particularly welcome to join in and further details can be found either by contacting Richard, G6TVB, by email to watsontv2012@outlook.com or by visiting http://nrc1913.clubbz.com/.

Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the 80m Club Championship DATA on Monday. Next Saturday there’s a special event station at Market Harborough Carnival. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

South Birmingham Radio Society is on the air and having an open meeting on Monday. The regular coffee morning is on Tuesday from 11am and Wednesday sees a lecture in the main hall. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday. Next Sunday it’s the QRP Rally with NADARS. Details from Mick Cleary, G7RRP, 07595 696 359.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Sunday Spalding & District Amateur Radio Society is at the SDARS rally. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 0775 4619 701.

On Monday Aldridge & Barr Beacon Amateur Radio Club has CW Tuition. Contact Albert, G0KFS, on 01922 614 169.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is holding a DF hunt. Details from Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has an open net from 7.30pm on 145.250MHz. More information from Robert Bird, by email to spirit.guide@hotmail.co.uk.

On Tuesday Derby & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a junk sale. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to radio@dadars.org.uk.

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is flying kites and models, subject to weather. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is having a barbecue evening. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and putting GX3ZME on the air. Contact Mike, G3JKX, on 01952 299 677.

On Thursday Central Radio Amateur Circle is on the air. Details from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

On Thursday Salop Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night and committee meeting. Details on the club website at www.salop-ars.org.uk.

On Friday Bromsgrove & District Amateur Radio Club is holding an antenna workshop. Contact Chris, M0BQE on 01905 776 869.

On Friday Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is having a club meeting and members’ forum. Details from Dave Wilde, G1YAI, by email to treasurer@hrrarc.com.

On Saturday Rugby ATS is preparing for VHF NFD. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

On Sunday Midland Amateur Radio Society is attending the QRP Rally at Alfreton Leisure Centre, Alfreton. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

Category: News for England East Midlands, News for England West Midlands

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