News for England Midlands – 16 July 2017

| July 14, 2017

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

This Sunday and next Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a net at 8.30am on 50.220MHz USB. On Tuesday there’s a lunch that needs to be booked with G3YJE and then slow Morse between 3540 and 3550kHz at 8pm. Thursday sees two short talks. Information from Derek, G3NKS on 01242 241 099.

This Sunday and next Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class and a club night. 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. On Thursday there’s a 6m open net at 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB and a Chernobyl video on Friday. On Sunday the club is operating GB4BLC at the Bramcote Open Day at the 30th Signals Gamecock Barracks. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363 for more information.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has a DF hunt and is having an informal evening at the school. Wednesday sees an FM net on 145.475MHz at 7.30pm and again on Thursday when this net normally moves onto 80m SSB. On Friday there’s a 70cm net at 7.30pm on 432.220MHz USB. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a talk by Professor Ray Hills, G3HRH The Rise and Fall of the Emley Moor Mast. More from Sandra Morley, G0MCV on 0793 027 4044.

On Monday Lincoln Short Wave Club is holding a committee meeting and its formal meeting on Thursday. On Saturday there’s a repeater net via GB3LS. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO on 01427 788 356.

On Monday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group has a shack night and there is a net on 145.325 MHz at 8pm on Thursday. On Friday the club is working on the DF doppler project. Details from Paul Gamble, G1SGZ by email to

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

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society has a DF hunt in the Welland Valley with Andy, G0SFJ. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday, Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is operating portable 23cm from Wymeswold. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Rugby ATS is entering the UK Activity Contest on 1296MHz. On Saturday there’s a committee open meeting. 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’s the 3rd DF Competition, mobile this time. For details, email

On Tuesday South Birmingham Radio Society has a coffee morning in the shack, 11am to 1pm, visitors welcome. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. On Friday it’s time to sort the rally stock for Telford Hamfest. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a ragchew with open forum on social events and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has a club net using the GB3GR repeater. Friday sees a club meeting. Contact Andrew, M0NRD on 0796 906 2859 for more detail.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a debrief on the Marconi/50MHz Trophy and VHF Field Day. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has a club net on 145.475MHz at 9.30pm. Friday sees a VHF NFD Recap and On the Air Night. Details from Neil Yorke, M0NKE by email to

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. Details at

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

On Saturday and Sunday, Staffordshire Portable Amateur Radio Club is at Chasewater. Details from Lynn Briggs, M6LIN on 0192 244 9668.

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