News for England Midlands – 30 November 2014

| November 28, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club has its club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm tonight. The Advanced course continues on Monday with a mock exam. The Tuesday Morse class is at 7.45pm followed by preparation for the Christmas Contest. The regular nibbles night is in the shack from 7.30 on Friday. Next Sunday sees the RSGB 144MHz Affiliated Societies contest from 10am and the club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has its 6m open net today and next Sunday on 50.135MHz from 8.30pm. Monday sees an open net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its net on Monday at 8pm on 145.375MHz and 7.16MHz. Friday sees a remembrance of the Great War. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Northampton Radio Club has an open net on Monday from 8pm on 145.4625MHz. Thursday sees a club night. Contact John, G4CZB, on 01604 832 584.

Telford & District Amateur Radio Society has its 4m net around 70.425MHz on Monday from 7pm. On Wednesday there’s a committee meeting and on the air night. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

Central Radio Amateur Circle is holding a dry run for the 144MHz UK Activity Contest at Barr Beacon on Tuesday. There’s a group meeting on Thursday. More information from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

Lincoln Short-Wave Club is taking part in the UK Activity Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a natter night and G5FZ on the air. The repeater net is on Thursday via GB3LM. Next Saturday sees the regular surgery and mentoring. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 144MHz UK Activity Contest on Tuesday, alongside other radio operation and projects. Saturday sees a presentation on the Wonder Wand. Next Sunday it’s Christmas lunch at the Barley Mow, Newbold. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

South Birmingham Radio Society has its regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am on Tuesday. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday. Next Sunday sees preparations for the Christmas party. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Salop Amateur Radio Society Club holds its CW net on Wednesday at 4.30pm on 144.070MHz and then the club net at 8.30pm on GB3LH. On Thursday there’s a natter night and a committee meeting. Email for details.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Aldridge & Barr Beacon Amateur Radio Club has its Christmas buffet. Contact Albert, G0KFS, on 01922 614 169.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is holding a Christmas meeting. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

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

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society has its club net on 430.0125MHz. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is practicing slow CW from 8 until 9pm on 3.540-3.550MHz. More information from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

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

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the 2m UKAC and having a night on the air. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on SWR & matching by Art, G3KWY. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society has an open meeting with the shack on the air and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its net on 145.525MHz from 8pm. Contact Nigel, M0CVO, on 01476 402 550.

On Friday Hereford Amateur Radio Society is having a mince pies and funny hats evening. Details from Rod, M0JLA, on 01432 356 079.

On Friday Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club has its weekly club and operating meeting. Details from Neil, M0NJJ, by email to

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is holding a surplus sale. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

On Saturday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is holding its Christmas dinner. More information from Brian, M0YBX, 07772 659 622

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