News for England Midlands – 15 October 2017

| October 13, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week.

Wythall Radio Club has its regular net at 8pm this Sunday and next Sunday on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class then discussion of the current state of LF. 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 video night. Next Saturday and Sunday sees a JOTA station from 1st Bulkington Scout HQ. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

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

Leicester Radio Society is holding a prize bingo night on Monday. Thursday sees the Intermediate course continue. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is holding a committee meeting on Monday and a formal meeting on Wednesday. Thursday sees the club net via GB3LS. On Saturday the shack is open and G5FZ is on the air. Contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

South Birmingham Radio Society is sorting rally stock on Monday and has the regular coffee morning from 11am on Tuesday. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by 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 there’s a pre-AGM discussion night. For details, email

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

Solihull Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM and Committee Forum on Thursday. Saturday sees JOTA activities. For details, email

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society has its net on 145.275MHz FM. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

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 Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on HF DXing by Pete, G4XEX. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a magazine and book review. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Kidderminster Repeater Group is having a talk The BC-221 Frequency Meter by John Scott, G8UAE. Contact Paul Higginson, via email to

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society Club is holding its AGM at 7.30pm prompt. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk Arduinos For Beginners. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society enters its 60th year as a club. Contact Phil, G4LWB, on 01664 567 972.

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