News for England Midlands – 14 June 2015

| June 12, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Midland Amateur Radio Society is at the Junction 28 QRP Rally today. Wednesday sees training classes and planning for the summer social. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club is at the Junction 28 Rally today. On Monday there’s a post-rally meeting and junk sale. Contact A Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

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. Saturday sees GB4CWO on the air at Water Orton carnival from 10am. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Wythall Radio Club is at the Junction 28 Rally today and taking part in the RSGB Backpackers contest from 10am. The club net is on 145.225MHz or GB3WL at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. The Intermediate course continues on Monday. Tuesday sees a Morse class from 7.45 and a talk about radio communications in WW1 by Chris, G7DDN, from 8.30. On Thursday it’s the RSGB 80m Club Championship and 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 club net on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz and/or 7.16MHz plus or minus QRM. Friday sees the 2nd round of the G4ZMC Trophy at Hatton Locks. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society has its third DF hunt on Monday. The club net is on Wednesday from 7.30pm on 145.550MHz. Saturday sees special event station GB4FMG on the air from Gloucester Folk Museum, WAB SO81 1081VU, on HF and 2m. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Lincoln Short-Wave Club is holding a committee meeting on Monday and taking part in the UKCC on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a formal meeting and on Thursday there’s the club net from 8pm on 145.325MHz. Saturday sees the regular shack activities plus Museums on the Air at East Kirby. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

South Birmingham Radio Society has an open meeting in the shack on Monday and the regular coffee morning from 11am on Tuesday. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday. On Friday there will be a look through the rally sales stock. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

On Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is holding its regular lunch, then making slow CW transmissions from 8pm on 3540-3550kHz. Thursday sees a skills evening. Details from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

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

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 has its CW net on Wednesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz, followed by the club net on GB3LH from 8.30pm.

Thursday sees a talk on Shropshire RAYNET by Eric, G0GAL. Details by email to

Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on Wednesday by Neil Simmonds about making your own 3D printer. Saturday sees the start of the weekend operating G3Z for the 6m Trophy at Blists Hill Open Air Museum. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday and Friday Spalding & District Amateur Radio Society continues activities using GB4OO for its 50th anniversary. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 01775 760 832.

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

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Leicester Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Alex, G8FCQ, on 07531 201 640.

On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club holds its club net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.
On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is on the air on HF voice. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

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

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is having a radio ramble. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.
On Wednesday Chesterfield & North Derbyshire Amateur Radio Society Club is holding its HF net from 7.30pm. Contact Trev, M0TPX, on 07972 232 757.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is practicing the setup for GB2EGG, along with other general activities. Details from Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is having a photo prints evening with Mark Hall. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

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