News for the Midlands – 25 January 2015

| January 23, 2015

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 from 7.30pm. The club meeting is on Monday at Sutton Rugby Club. Visitors are welcome. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Wythall Radio Club has its club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. Monday sees a curry night at the Monsoon from 6.30pm. The Tuesday Morse class is at 7.45pm, followed by the results of the Christmas competition at 8.30. The regular nibbles night is in the shack from 7.30pm on Friday. 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. There is no meeting on Friday this week. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has its 4m net around 70.425MHz on Monday from 7pm. On Wednesday there’s a look at amateur radio and Linux. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 50MHz UK Activity Contest on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Next Saturday sees a committee meeting. 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. Friday sees preparations and equipment testing for Field Day. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Salop Amateur Radio Society Club holds its CW net on Wednesday at 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. On Thursday there’s a talk on First Aid in the shack by Eamonn, 2E0EBG. Email for details.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is on HF from the shack, with a workshop and construction discussion. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

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

On Tuesday Hinckley Amateur Radio Society is on the air on HF. Contact John, M0JAV, on 07836 731 544.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a practical evening. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is holding a club net from 8pm. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding an open meeting and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club is having a ‘come and try it’ night from 7.30pm at Stanley Crook, DL15 9SN. Training is provided by Tim, M0ACV and Bob, G0OCB on an as and when basis. Details from Tim on 01388 832 948.

On Friday Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is holding its weekly meeting with a project round up and news of developments. Details from Neil, M0NJJ, by email to

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is having a talk on a 3D printer. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

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