News for England Midlands – 8 February 2015

| February 6, 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 8.30pm. The club meeting is on Monday and the 4m net is on Tuesday from 7.30pm on 70.475MHz FM. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Wythall Radio Club has a trip to Harwell Rally today plus the RSGB 432MHz Affiliated Societies Contest from 10am. The club net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL is at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. On Monday the Foundation course continues. The Tuesday Morse class is at 7.45pm, followed by a pre-rally meeting. Wednesday sees the RSGB 80m Club Championship DATA contest. The regular nibbles night is in the shack from 7.30pm on Friday, and on Saturday morning the Foundation practicals take place. 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 this Friday. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.325MHz from 8pm on Monday. Thursday sees a talk on the Four Lincoln Repeaters by Bob Fisk, G7AVU. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

South Birmingham Radio Society is holding an open meeting in the shack on Monday and has its regular coffee morning from 11am on Tuesday. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

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

Lincoln Short Wave Club UK Club is taking part in the RSGB UKCC on Tuesday. Wednesday sees shack activities and G5FZ on the air. The club net is on Thursday from 8pm on 145.375MHz. Saturday sees the regular fix-it surgery. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 432MHz UK Activity Contest on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Next Saturday sees a talk making a balun by Steve, G8LYB. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a data night on Wednesday and a club night on Friday. Contact Dave, M6DKT, on 07584 025 156.

Salop Amateur Radio Society Club holds its CW net on Wednesday at 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. On Thursday there’s a video evening and calibration night with Ken, G8DIR. Email for details.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Sunday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is at the Harwell Rally. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is operating VHF from the shack. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is having a practical evening in shack. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is making slow CW transmissions from 8-9pm on 3540-3550kHz. Details from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club has a 2m net. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having at talk on the dying art of chassis bashing by Dave, G4IDF. Details from Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is holding a video and DVD afternoon. Contact Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

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

On Thursday Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its net from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. More information from Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via email to

On Friday Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is having a talk by Mark, M0NRT. Details from Neil, M0NJJ, by email to

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is having the first part of a talk on filters. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

On Sunday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a junk sale at Bromley Hall, Pode Hole, PE11 3LL. Contract Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 01775 760 832.

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