News for England Midlands – 27 November 2017

| November 25, 2016

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Worksop Amateur Radio Society is helping Bassetlaw Scouts with their Electronics Badge Day today. The Intermediate course continues this evening and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a club night plus the UKAC, and Thursday sees a technical night with construction, Morse training, radio operation and data modes. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 0789 062 6684.

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm tonight and next Sunday. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819. Monday sees the Advanced class and a curry night and on Tuesday there’s a Morse class and a club night. Friday sees the regular nibbles night in the shack and on Saturday there’s a club trip to the Martin Lynch Hog Roast. 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. On Thursday there’s an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. Friday sees a talk by Carl Peake, G0NZI from Wonder Wand Antennas UK. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

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

Central Radio Amateur Circle is holding a group meeting on Thursday. On Saturday there’s a group meeting with the shack on the air. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

South Birmingham Radio Society has work in the shack 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 work in the shack. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting on Monday. On Tuesday there’s a DMR open net on GB7FW slot/local2 from 7.30pm. Details from Robert Bird, via email

Lincoln Short Wave Club has shack activities plus G5FZ on the air on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s a debrief following the National Hamfest. Thursday sees the net from 8pm via GB3LM and on Saturday it’s the regular surgery plus G6COL on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Salop Amateur Radio Society has its club CW net on Tuesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. On Wednesday there is a club net from 8.30pm on GB3LH. Thursday sees a natter night and committee meeting. For details, email

Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is on the air on Tuesday. On Saturday, the 3rd, the society is operating a special event station from the Church Hall, DE23 6HE for United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class and night on the air. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

On Monday South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club is having a natter night. Details from A. Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is having a talk on Top Band to 198kHz by Jim Lee, G4AEH. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. Details from Carl, M0ZCR, via email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a practical evening. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Rugby ATS is taking part in the 70MHz UKAC, alongside radio operation and projects. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding training classes plus sorting out the social calendar and events. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk by G6UDX on making professional-looking PCBs. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Friday Hereford Amateur Radio Society mince pies social gathering. Contact Rod, M0JLA, on 01432 356 079.

On Friday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is having a club meeting. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859.

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