News for England Midlands – 26 March 2017

| March 24, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Burton Amateur Radio Club has its net today and next Sunday from 10am around 145.575MHz. On Wednesday there’s a club night, and Thursday sees a club net from 8pm around 145.575MHz. Contact Mike Lewis, 2E0EZG, via email to

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm today and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a Morse class plus the 3-15 Show. Friday sees the regular nibbles night in the shack. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has an open net on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and or 7.16MHz SSB ± QRM. On Thursday there’s an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. On Friday the usual meeting is replaced by an open net on 145.375MHz FM. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a talk by John, M0CQV on his life with the Archers. Thursday sees the last night of the Foundation course. Contact 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 checking aerials on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am and Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. On Friday there’s an open meeting and ragchew. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

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

Rugby ATS is on the air on UHF on Tuesday. Saturday sees antenna plans and measurements. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

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 shack night with G3SRT on the air. For details, email

Lincoln Short-Wave Club has a talk on Wednesday on WAB by Dave Brooks, G4IAR. On Thursday there’s a simplex net on 145.375MHz from 8pm. Saturday sees a workshop & mentoring session, with G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its club net on GB3GR on Wednesday. Next Sunday special event station GB5ROC will be on the air from Royal Observer Corps Cold War Nuclear Bunker Post 62 at Buckminster, operating as a part of Britain on the Brink. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859.

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

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is having an informal and general operating evening. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

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

On Monday Stratford upon Avon & District Radio Society is having a workshop with Harri, G1EIX on reviving valve amps. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a QRS CW net on 3540-3550kHz from 8pm to 9pm. Contact Derek, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

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

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is holding a used equipment and book sale. Contact Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is having a film show by Ron, M0WSN, plus training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has Intermediate training and a Morse class. Contact Bob, G8BFF, on 0792 876 9767.

On Thursday Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its club net from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. Details from Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society Club has its net from 8pm on 145.450MHz. For details, email

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