News for England Midlands – 30 July 2017

| July 28, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a net from 8.30am today and next Sunday on 50.220 USB. On Tuesday there’s a QRS CW net around 3540-3550kHz from 8pm. Contact Derek, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club has its Field Day today at Greenhill Lodge Farm, weather permitting. On Tuesday there’s a session the ZL Special aerial with Andrew, G7SEG. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

Wythall Radio Club has its regular net at 8pm today and next Sunday on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. Monday sees a curry night and on Tuesday there’s a Morse class and club night. 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. Thursday sees an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB and on Friday there’s a talk on the life and works of Vesperam Conventus. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group has a shack night on Monday. Friday sees a surplus sale. Contact Paul, G1SGZ, via email to

South Birmingham Radio Society has an open meeting and ragchew on Monday, then the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am on Tuesday. On Friday there’s a session sorting rally stock for the Telford rally. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is holding a social night on Tuesday and a technical night on Thursday. Details from Sue, M6XAK, on 01777 707 992.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has its main club net on Wednesday from 7.30pm on 145.475MHz FM. On Thursday there’s a net on 145.475MHz from 7.30pm, then moving to 80m SSB. Friday sees a net from 7.30pm on 432.220MHz USB. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is having a nibbles and natter night on Wednesday. The net via GB3LM is on Thursday. Next Saturday sees the shack open plus G6COL on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

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

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. Burton Amateur Radio Club has a net from 10am around 145.575MHz today. Contact Mike Lewis, 2E0EZG, via email to

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class followed by a project night. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

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

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society has an open meeting, ragchew and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and putting club call GX3ZME on the air. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Salop Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night and committee meeting. For details, email

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society has its club net from 8pm on 145.450MHz. Email for information.

On Friday Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Details from John, G4OJS, on 0788 9678 7303.

On Friday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club is having a cake night. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

On Saturday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is holding its club field day. More information from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

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