News for England Midlands – 24 September 2017

| September 22, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week.

Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a net from 8.30am today on 50.220MHz USB. On Tuesday there’s the slow CW net around 3540-3550kHz from 8pm. Contact Derek, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Wythall Radio Club has its regular net at 8pm today and next Sunday on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. Monday sees a curry night. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class then a talk on the BBC relay on Ascension Island by Steve, G3ZVW. The regular nibbles night in the shack is on Friday from 7.30pm. 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. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal and general operating evening on Monday. The main club nets are on Wednesday from 7.30pm on 145.475MHz FM and 432.220MHz USB. On Thursday there’s a net on 145.475MHz from 7.30pm, often then moving to 80m SSB. Friday sees a net from 7.30pm on 432.220MHz USB. Next Sunday sees a net on 145.475MHz from 7.30pm, possibly then moving to 80m SSB. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group has a shack night on Monday. On Thursday it’s the club net from 8pm on 145.325MHz and on Friday there’s a committee meeting. Contact Paul, G1SGZ, via email to

Rugby ATS has its HF and VHF shack on the air on Tuesday. Next Saturday sees a talk on Rugby digital repeater GB7ME. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting on Monday. Tuesday sees a DMR open net on GB7FW slot/local2 from 7.30pm. Contact Robert Bird, via email to

Salop Amateur Radio Society has its club CW net on Tuesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. Wednesday sees the club net on GB3LH from 8.30pm and on Thursday it’s the construction contest. For details, email

South Birmingham Radio Society has its regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am on Tuesday. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Lincoln Short Wave Club is working on the National Hamfest on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club is having a natter night. Contact A. Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 01246 456 625.

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

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is looking at migration from Windows to Linux with M0OAE. Contact Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Tuesday Staffordshire Portable Amateur Radio Club is meeting at Bolehall Manor Club. Details form Lynn Briggs, M6LIN, on 0192 244 9668.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding its pre-AGM meeting, plus social planning and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its net via GB3GR. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a discussion on possible winter projects. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its net from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. Contact Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society has its net on or around 145.450MHz from 8pm. For details, email

On Friday Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Contact John, G4OJS, on 0788 9678 303.

On Friday and Saturday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is at the National Hamfest. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

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