News for England Midlands – 17 July 2016

| July 15, 2016

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm today and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class and club meeting. Friday sees the regular nibbles night in the shack. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its open net on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and/or 7.16MHz ± QRM. Tuesday sees an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB and on Friday there’s a video night. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal and general operating evening on Monday. The club net is on Thursday, starting on 145.500MHz at 7.30pm and then moving to 145.550 or the nearest clear channel. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is holding a committee meeting on Monday and taking part in the UK Club Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a formal meeting. On Thursday the club simplex net runs from 8pm on 145.325MHz and Friday sees shack activities plus G6COL on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

South Birmingham Radio Society has a contest review on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s aerial work. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 1296MHz UKAC on Tuesday. Saturday sees HF antenna testing and the Foundation exam. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Salop Amateur Radio Society Club has its CW net on Tuesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. Wednesday sees the club net on GB3LH from 8.30pm. On Thursday there’s a DF competition and on Saturday it’s the summer barbecue. For details, email

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a club night and taking part in the 1296MHz UKAC on Tuesday. Thursday sees an activation for Former Colliery Sites on the Air. Contact Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

Tamworth Amateur Radio Society has its club net via GB3TA on Wednesday. Thursday sees a club night. Contact Richard, 2E0LLE, on 0787 521 7124.

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 Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has an open net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is holding a mobile DF hunt with David, G1IVF. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is holding a committee meeting. More information from Mark, 2E0SBM, on 07789 929 730.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is attending a barbecue at the QTH of Phillip, G4DCI. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is discussing future rally visits and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its club net on 145.525MHz at 8pm. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has its annual barbecue on Little Wenlock Village Hall field. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday sees the club net on 145.75MHz from 9.30pm. Details from Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via email to

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle has a group meeting, with the shack on the air. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

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