News for England Midlands – 16 April 2017

| April 13, 2017

Today and next Sunday Burton Amateur Radio Club has a FM net 2 at10am around 145.575MHz. Wednesday is a club night and Thursday is another FM net 1 at 8pm around 145.575MHz. More details from Mike Lewis, 2E0EZG, by email

Today and next Sunday Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class followed by a Free and Easy session. Friday sees the regular nibbles night in the shack. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

On Monday Coventry Amateur Radio Society has an Open Net at 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and or 7.16MHz ± QRM SSB. Thursday is a 6m Open Net at 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. On Friday it is the second round of the G2FDC 2m DF trophy. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is meeting out of doors operating at Crickley Hill from 7.30pm. On Wednesday there’s a club net on 145.500MHz then move to another free channel. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday both Leicester Radio Society and South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club are closed for the bank holiday.

On Monday South Birmingham Radio Society has a discussion on Field Days. On Tuesday there’s a coffee morning in the shack, 11am to 1pm, visitors are welcome. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

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

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

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is re-installing the VHF/UHF collinear & test. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is taking part in the 23cm UK Activity Contest. Thursday sees training and 4 metres contesting. More details from Bob, G8BFF on 0792 876 9767.

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club has a talk on Early TV by Chris Lewis. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society is taking part in the UK Activity Contest on 1296MHz. On Saturday it’s the AGM. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.


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

On Wednesday Lincoln Short-Wave Club has a formal meeting. On Thursday there is a talk on Worked All Britain by Dave Brooks, G4IAR. Saturday sees G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is having a discussion on social events and rally visits. Details from Norman, G8BHE on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has a club net using GB3GR. On Friday there’s a club meeting. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859.

On Wednesday Tamworth Amateur Radio Society has its club net via GB3TA on 145.7375 CTCSS 67Hz. On Thursday there’s a club night. Contact Richard, 2E0LLE, on 0787 521 7124.

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society has a talk by John Puddifoot, G8JJF on Memoirs of a Cellular Field Engineer. On Friday to Sunday the club is taking part in the Marconi Weekend as GB8MD from Tywyn, Mid Wales. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Nuneaton & District Amateur Radio Club has a club net at 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. On Friday there’s a Bring & Buy at 7.30pm. Details from Neil Yorke, M0NKE, by email to,

On Thursday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group has a club net on 145.325MHz. On Friday there’s a talk on 3D and Sunday sees a shack night. More from Paul Gamble, G1SGZ, at

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society has a net on 145.450MHz at 8pm. Details from

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society has a talk on Basic Radars and Microwaves by Howard, G6KQP. More from Phil, G4LWB on 01664 567 972

On Friday Spalding & District Amateur Radio Society has a members’ show and tell open evening. Details from Graham Boor, G8NWC on 0775 461 9701.

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