News for England Midlands – 10 January 2016

| January 8, 2016

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club is taking part in the RSGB Affiliated Societies CW contest today, followed by the club net on 145.225 or GB3WL tonight and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a Morse class and committee meeting. The regular nibbles night in the shack is on Friday, and Saturday sees the RSGB Affiliated Societies SSB contest from 2pm to 6pm. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is on the air and having a general discussion on Monday. On Wednesday there’s a club net from 7.30pm starting on 145.500MHz. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

South Birmingham Radio Society has work in the shack on Monday. The regular coffee morning in the shack is on Tuesday from 11am. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8WOL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, via email to

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is holding 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

Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in the UK Club Contests on Tuesday. On Wednesday it’s the AGM. Thursday sees the club simplex net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. On Friday there are shack activities and G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Salop Amateur Radio Society Club has its CW net on Wednesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz followed by the voice net from 8.30pm on GB3LH. Thursday sees a video night. Contact for information.

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Thursday on 145.475MHz from 9.30pm. The AGM is on Friday. 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 from 8pm. Details from Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

On Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a slow CW net from 8pm on 3540-3550kHz. Contact Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

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

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having mini talks by various members. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

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

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its club net on 145.525MHz at 8pm. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on radio astronomy by Dr Megan Argo. More information from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Friday Coventry Amateur Radio Society is holding its annual dinner. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is holding a quiz night. Contact Brian, M0YBX, on 07772 659 622.

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