News for England Midlands – 23 July 2017

| July 21, 2017

This Sunday and next, Burton Amateur Radio Club has an FM net at 10am around 145.575MHz. Wednesday is a club night and, on Thursday, the FM net is at 8pm around 145.575MHz. Details 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. Tuesday sees a slow CW between 3540 and 3550kHz at 8pm. Information from Derek, G3NKS on 01242 241 099.

On Sunday, 23 July, Coventry Amateur Radio Society is at the 30th Signals Gamecock Barracks operating GB4BLC for the Bramcote Open Day. On Monday there’s an open net at 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and or 7.16MHz ± QRM SSB. Thursday sees a 6m open net at 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. On Friday it’s third round of the G2FDC DF trophy meeting at the clubhouse. Contact John, G8SEQ on 07958 777 363.

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.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has no meeting on Monday and the main 2m net on 145.475MHz is at 7.30pm on Wednesday. On Thursday the net starts on 145.475MHz FM at 7.30pm then normally moves onto 80m SSB. On Friday there’s a 70cm net on 432.220MHz USB at 7.30pm. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY on 01242 699 595, day time, for more information.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class and night on the air. Thursday you can drop in for a cuppa and chat between 12 noon and 5pm. On Saturday and Sunday the club is taking part in RSGB Islands on the Air contest. Full details from Sandra Morley, G0MCV on 0793 027 4044.

On Monday and Friday Lincoln Short Wave Club has an open shack and G6COL is on the air. Wednesday sees a talk. On Thursday the club simplex net is on 145.375MHz. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO on 01427 788 356.

On Monday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group has a shack night and the club net on 145.325 MHz is at 8pm on Thursday. On Friday it’s the Raspberry Pi repeater project, part two. More information from Paul Gamble, G1SGZ, by email, to

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting with a DMR open net on the gb7fw slot/local2 from 7.30pm on Tuesday. Details from Robert Bird, 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 has an informal meeting. Contact Dave, G4IDF on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society has an evening entitled Anything Goes—Fun Topics. Don, G4CYG on 01926 424 465 has all the details.

On Tuesday Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society has the HF and VHF shack on the air. At the weekend the club is using the IC-7300 and FT-101ZD for RSGB’s Islands On The Air contest. Contact Steve, G8LYB  on 01788 578 940 if you want more information.

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

On Tuesday South Birmingham Radio Society has a coffee morning in the shack, 11am to 1pm, visitors are welcome. On Friday there’s an aerials and equipment check. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email, to

On Tuesday Staffordshire Portable Amateur Radio Club has a club meeting and is out portable on Saturday, details of which are on the website. Lynn Briggs, M6LIN has more information on 0192 244 9668.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society has the shack on the air, open meeting 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. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859 for more information.

On Wednesday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society has a visit to Spalding Gentlemen’s Society to see some of the collections in this museum. More from Graham Boor, G8NWC on 0775 461 9701.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has a talk by Richard Wilkinson. 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. More information from Neil Yorke, M0NKE, by email, to

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

On Friday Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club has a practical demonstration of WSPR lite, propagation and antenna tester with DXplorer software. Details from John, G4OJS on 0788 9678 7303.

On Saturday and Sunday, Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is at the Seven Valley Railway. Graham 2E0GIJ has all the details on 0783 120 1407

Next Sunday, 30 July, Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club has a club field day at Greenhill Lodge Farm planned, subject to the weather. More information from Chris, G1ETZ on 01509 504 319.

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