News for England Midlands – 6 July 2014

| July 4, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Lincoln Short Wave Club is running GB2CWP at Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre today and taking part in the 432MHz UKCC on Tuesday. Thursday sees the club net on 145.375 at 8pm and on Saturday there’s a special event station at Boutham Park Gala. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Wythall Radio Club is providing comms for Wythall Fun Run today and has its club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. Monday sees the 80m Club Championship Contest CW leg at 8pm, along with the Intermediate exam. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class at 7.45 and a committee meeting at 8.30. The regular nibbles night is in the shack from 7.30 on Friday and next Sunday there’s a club trip to Reading Rally. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its club net at 8pm on Monday on 145.375MHz. Friday sees the Castles on the Air event from Kenilworth Castle, Queen and Castle side. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

South Birmingham Radio Society is working in the shack on Monday evening and having its regular coffee morning there from 11am on Tuesday. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is holding an open net on Monday on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. Next Saturday sees GB4MVF on the air from Middleton Village Fete. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the UKAC 432MHz on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Next Saturday sees a postmortem on VHF NFD. Details from Steve, G8LYB on 01788 578 940.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Aldridge and Barr Beacon Amateur Radio Club is on air HF. Contact Albert, G0KFS, on 01922 614 169.

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

On Monday Northampton Radio Club is having a natter night including a debrief on the 2m DF hunt and holding a Foundation exam. Contact John, G4CZB, on 01604 832 584.

On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club is holding its club net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Details from Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a natter night, along with construction and repairs. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a talk by Dave, G4OYX on making money on HF. Details from Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is having an informal evening. Contact Nigel, M0CVO, on 01476 402 550.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a test equipment evening with G6UDX, G3UKV and G0UFE. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Friday Hucknall Rolls-Royce Amateur Radio Club is having an operating evening. Details from Neil M0NJJ, by email to

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