News for England Midlands – 23 April 2017

| April 21, 2017

Today and next Sunday, Burton Amateur Radio Club has its FM net 2 at 10am around 145.575MHz. On Wednesday there’s a club night. On Thursday there’s another FM net at 8pm around 145.575MHz. Details from Mike Lewis, 2E0EZG by email to

On Sunday the 23rd Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group has a shack night. On Wednesday there’s a club net on 145.325MHz. Thursday sees an evening with part one of DF doppler construction. More information from Paul Gamble, G1SGZ by email to

This Sunday and next, Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. There’s a curry night on Monday and Tuesday sees 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 SSB ± QRM. Thursday the net moves to 50.175MHz SSB at 8pm. On Friday there’s a radio workshop. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having general operating and informal evening. On Wednesday there’s a club net starting on 145.500MHz then moving to another channel. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class starting at 7pm followed by a technical and project night with Duncan. Bring your unfinished projects and learn how to solder neatly. On Thursday drop in for a cuppa and chat between 12 noon and 5pm. Information from Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

On Monday South Birmingham Radio Society has a ragchew in the shack. The coffee morning takes place on Tuesday and visitors are most welcome. On Friday it’s time to check aerials and rigs for Field Day in May. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

On Monday 24 April 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 has a talk ATUs by Peter Chadwick, G3RZP. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting. On Tuesday there’s a DMR open net at gb7fw slot/local2 from 7.30pm. Details from Robert Bird by email to

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society Technical is having a natter night. Contact Richard Buckby by email to

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

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is holding an informal meeting. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society has a technical topics homebrew evening. Details from Don, G4CYG on 01926 424 465.

On Tuesday Rugby ATS has the VHF shack on the air. On Saturday both the HF and VHF shack is on the air and project activities will take place. 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 there is a talk Lightbeam Radio by Dave, G8VZT. For details, email

On Wednesday Lincoln Short Wave Club is having a surplus equipment sale at Aisthorpe Village Hall. On Thursday there’s a talk WAB by Dave Brooks, G4IAR. On Saturday there is a club trip to Duxford War Museum. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society has a general meeting with the shack on the air and training classes. On Sunday the club is visiting the West London Radio and Electronics Exhibition at Kempton Park. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

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

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

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is looking at coaxial cable and connectors. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is offering training and workshop facilities. Details from Bob, G8BFF on 0792 876 9767.

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

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

On Friday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society has a quiz and bangers and mash night. More from Graham Boor, G8NWC on 0775 461 9701.

On Sunday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is at the Cambridge Radio Rally. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

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