News for England Midlands – 11 October 2015

| October 9, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its club net on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz and/or 7.16MHz ±QRM. On Friday there’s a video night. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is operating in the shack on Monday. On Wednesday there’s a club net from 7.30pm starting on 145.500MHz. Thursday sees a net commencing on 145.550MHz at 7.30pm and then moving to other bands. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is having a club meeting on Monday. Tuesday sees an open net on 70.475MHz FM from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

South Birmingham Radio Society has its regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am on Tuesday. On Thursday there are training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, via 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.

Lincoln Short-Wave Club is taking part in the UK Club Contest on Tuesday. On Thursday it’s the club simplex net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Saturday sees shack activities plus G6COL on the air. Contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Salop Amateur Radio Society has its club CW net on Wednesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz followed by the voice net from 8.30pm via GB3LH. Thursday sees a natter night and pre-AGM meeting. For details, email

South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its club net on Wednesday on 145.525MHz from 8pm. Next Saturday and Sunday sees a JOTA station on the air for the First Foston Scout Group. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.

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

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

On Monday Stratford Upon Avon & District Radio Society is having a practical evening and preparing for the CQWW contest. Details from Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Derby & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is on the air and having a natter night. More information from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, via email to

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is looking at home construction techniques. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a talk on D-Star and Fusion by Matt, G8XYJ and Dave, G4OYX. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having a homebrew and construction evening. Contact Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

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

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is considering possible winter projects. More information from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Friday Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is having a presentation on APRS by Adrian Criag, M0GLJ. For details, email

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is looking at digital modulation. Contact Brian, M0YBX, on 07772 659 622.

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

On Friday Spalding & District Amateur Radio Society is holding its construction contest. More information from Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 01775 760 832.

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle is holding a group meeting. Details form Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

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