News for England Midlands – 29 March 2015

| March 27, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club is taking part in the CQ WPX SSB Contest all day today, and there’s the club net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL 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 preparations for the Easter contest, which commences at 10am on Thursday. The regular nibbles night is in the shack from 7.30pm on Friday. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has its 6m open net on 50.135MHz from 8.30pm tonight and next Sunday. 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 talk on the history of Cauldon Castle of Spion Kop. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is having a meeting on the air on Monday because the school is closed. The club net is on Wednesday from 7.30pm on 145.550MHz. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Lincoln Short-Wave Club UK is taking part in the UKCC on Tuesday. On Wednesday there are shack activities with G5FZ on the air. The club net is on GB3LM from 8pm on Thursday and next Saturday sees the regular brunch and shack activities. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 70MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. On Saturday there’s a talk on using triodes by Mike, G8CTJ. 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 and Friday sees work in the shack. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Bromsgrove & District Amateur Radio Club is having 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 and the club net on GB3LH from 8.30pm. On Thursday there’s a natter night and committee meeting. Email for details.

Nuneaton & District Amateur Radio Club has its club net on 145.475MHz from 9.30pm on Thursday. Friday sees a club social. Contact Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday 30 March RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

On Monday 30 March South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club is holding a club meeting. Contact A Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

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

On Tuesday March Derby & District Amateur Radio Society is on the air. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday 31 March Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society continues its Advanced training cCourse. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday 31 March Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is having a practical evening. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday 1 April Midland Amateur Radio Society has an open meeting with the shack on the air alongside training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday 1 April South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is having an informal evening. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.

On Wednesday 1 April Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and putting GX3ZME on the air on HF. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday 2 April Central Radio Amateur Circle is holding a group meeting. More information from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

On Friday 3 April Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is having a shack and natter night on 3D printing. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

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