News for England Midlands – 8 May 2016

| May 6, 2016

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club has its club net from 8pm on 145.225MHz or GB3WL tonight and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class plus a club night and committee meeting. Wednesday sees the 80m Club Championships data leg from 8pm, and the regular nibbles night in the shack is on Friday. Next Saturday and Sunday sees activities for Mills on the Air weekend. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has an open net on Tuesday from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and or 7.16MHz ± QRM. Thursday sees an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. On Friday there’s a fish and chips evening. Next Saturday and Sunday sees special event station GB8OMB on the air from The Old Mill at Baginton for National Mills Weekend. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is hosting visit by the Gloucester Repeater Group on Monday with Mike, 2E0MDJ. Wednesday sees the club net, starting on 145.500MHz at 7.30pm. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting on Monday. On Tuesday there’s an open net on 70.475MHz FM from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

South Birmingham Radio Society has work in the shack on Monday. Tuesday see the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am. On Thursday there are training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. On Friday there’s a session sorting equipment for outside events. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in the UK Club Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a session on testing radios by Steve Bowden, G4XCK. Thursday sees the club net on 143.375MHz from 8pm. Saturday has shack activities and G6COL on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the 70cm UKAC on Tuesday. Thursday sees the club net from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. Details from Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 432MHz UKAC on Tuesday. On Saturday the shack is on the air and the Foundation course continues. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

On Tuesday Salop Amateur Radio Society Club has its CW net from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. Wednesday sees the club voice net on GB3LH from 8.30pm. On Thursday there’s a shack night with G3SRT on the air. For details, email

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

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is holding its AGM and surplus sale. Contact 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 Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club On air, 70cms from Wymeswold. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a talk on contests by Roger, G4BVY. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having a day out in Stratford. 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 Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a session on tuning and matching antennas, antenna analysing and ATUs. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Leicestershire Repeater Group is holding its AGM at the Greyhound Inn, Botcheston—details online.

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

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle is having an equipment testing evening. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

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