News for the Midlands – 14 December 2014

| December 12, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has its 6m open net today and next Sunday on 50.135MHz SSB from 7.30pm. Monday sees a 2m open net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Wythall Radio Club has its club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. The Tuesday Morse class is at 7.45pm followed by a talk on effective HF antennas by Mark, G4FPH. The regular nibbles night is in the shack on Friday. Saturday sees the Christmas party. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its net on Monday at 8pm on 145.375MHz and 7.16MHz. Friday sees a Christmas quiz and social evening. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is holding a committee meeting on Monday. Wednesday sees the Christmas party. On Wednesday there’s a repeater net via GB3LS and Saturday sees the regular surgery and mentoring. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its club net on Monday from 8pm on 145.325MHz. There’s a nibbles night on Thursday. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has its 4m net on Monday around 70.425MHz from 7pm. On Wednesday there’s a mulled wine and mince pies evening. Details from John Humphreys M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Tuesday Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in the UK Activity Contests. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 1296MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Saturday sees a video about vintage electronics by Mike, G8CTJ. Details from Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Salop Amateur Radio Society Club holds its CW net on Wednesday at 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. On Thursday there’s a natter night and the Christmas meal is on Saturday. Email for details.

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

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal evening. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is having a slow CW session from 8 to 9pm on 3540-3550kHz. More information from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is watching a video. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is having a social evening and open discussion. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a Christmas drink at the Black Swan. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday South Birmingham Radio Society is holding its regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am to 1pm, and all are welcome. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is closed. Contact 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 Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is holding its Christmas dinner from 7.30pm at Rolls-Royce Welfare, with the club to opened afterwards. Details from Neil, M0NJJ, by email to

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is having its Christmas get-together. Contact Brian, M0YBX, on 07772 659 622.

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is having a mince pie evening. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle is holding a group meeting. More information from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

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