News for England Midlands – 26 February 2017

| February 24, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Burton ARC has a club night on Wednesday. Thursday sees a net from 8pm on 145.575MHz, and there is a net next Sunday from 10am, also on 145.575MHz. Contact Mike Lewis, 2E0EZG, via email to

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm tonight and next Sunday. Tuesday sees an RSGB update evening by John, G1JON, DRM52, from 8.30pm. 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 SSB ± QRM. Thursday sees an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB and on Thursday there’s visit to Coventry Model Railway Club. On Friday it’s hoc tempus vigilate. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal and general operating evening on Monday. Saturday sees a Train the Trainers course with Cheltenham ARA. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class on Monday followed by curry and naan or pies evening On Thursday the Foundation course continues. Details from Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.325MHz from 8pm on Monday. On Friday there’s a club night. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

South Birmingham Radio Society is spending Monday evening getting ready for the Wythall Rally. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s a session sorting stock for the Wythall Rally. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Salop Amateur Radio Society has its club 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 natter night and committee meeting. For details, email

Lincoln Short Wave Club is having a club night on Wednesday with G5FZ and G6COL on the air. Thursday sees the net on GB3LM from 8pm. On Saturday there’s a workshop & mentoring session, plus G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its net on GB3GR. Friday sees a talk on operating portable and SOTA by David Gordon, G6ENN. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859.

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

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Thursday from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. Friday sees a pint and chat from 7.30pm at the Harvester, Nuneaton. Contact Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club is having a natter night. Contact A. Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is running an FM deviation experiment with Harri, G1IEX. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a DMR open net on GB7FW slot/local2 from 7.30pm. Contact Robert Bird, via email to

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

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is holding a video afternoon with G4CYG and G7RYO. Contact Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society has an open meeting with the shack on the air and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting, plus GX3ZME will be on the air. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is holding Intermediate and Morse training. Details from Bob, G8BFF, on 0792 876 9767.

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society Club has its net from 8pm on 145.450MHz. Contact Paul, G8AYY, on 0121 628 7383.

On Saturday Rugby ATS is looking at wire antennas, ununs and tuners. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

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