News for England Midlands – 18 September 2016

| September 16, 2016

On Sunday the 18th, Midland Amateur Radio Society is attending the Weston-super-Mare Radio Rally. On Wednesday it’s an on-the-air night with a review of DMR and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

This Sunday and next, Worksop Amateur Radio Society is running an Intermediate Course from 6 to 7.30pm. On Tuesday there’s a club night and entry in the UK Activity Contest. On Thursday there’s a technical night with construction, Morse training, radio operation and data modes. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 0789 062 6684.

This Sunday and next, Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class at 7.30pm and a cub meeting at 8pm. Friday sees the regular nibbles night in the shack. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

On Monday Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its open net from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and/or 7.16MHz ± QRM. On Thursday there’s an open net at 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. On Friday there’s no meeting but there is a 2m open net on 145.375MHz. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal evening with some general operating. On Wednesday there’s a net at 7.30pm, initially on 145.500 then moving to 145.550MHz or the nearest clear channel. On Thursday there’s another net at 7.30pm on 145.550MHz then decide what to do and were to move. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Lincoln Short Wave Club is holding a committee meetingand is taking part in the UK Activity Contest on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s a formal meeting and a simplex net on 145.375MHz on Thursday. On Saturday the club is preparing for the National Hamfest. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

On Monday South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a junk sale. More details from A. Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Stratford upon Avon and District Radio Society has a club net on 145.275MHz FM at 8pm. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488 for more information.

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 CW and multimode decode night. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is holding an evening entitled Under the Hat with Albert and Andrew. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Rugby ATS is taking part in the UK Activity Contest on 1296MHz and having an evening of radio operation. On Saturday the HF shack is on the air. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

On Tuesday Salop Amateur Radio Society has its club CW net from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. On Wednesday there is a club net from 8.30pm on GB3LH. Thursday sees the construction contest take place. For details, email

On Tuesday South Birmingham Radio Society has a coffee morning in the shack, 11am till 1pm, with visitors welcome. On Thursday there are training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and sees work on the trailer. Next Sunday, the 25th, there’s work to be done in the shack. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is looking at the Rig Expert Antenna Analyser. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has a club net on 145.475MHz from 9.30pm. Details from Neil Yorke, M0NKE, by 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