England Midlands – 12 May 2013

| May 10, 2013

We start with news that Northampton Radio Club is arranging an intensive Foundation training course weekend shortly for anyone interested in becoming involved in amateur radio. Further information can be obtained from Bob, M0HAF at email address kenvee2@gmail.com. Additional Foundation and Intermediate courses can also be arranged on Thursday nights as required.

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Lincoln Short-Wave Club is taking part in Mills on the Air today as GB5EM from Ells Mill. On Tuesday it’s the 432MHz UK Activity Contest. Wednesday sees shack activities plus a quiz and social night at the BSA Club. Dambusters special event station GB70DAM will be on the air on Thursday and Friday. The club net is on Thursday on 145.375MHz from 8pm as usual. The Saturday surgery and mentoring commences at 9am in the shack. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Wythall Radio Club is holding its holding club net on 145.225MHz from 8pm today and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a Morse class from 7.45pm, followed at 8.30pm by a committee meeting. The shack social is on Friday from 7.30pm. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Friskney and East Lincolnshire Communications Club is running a club net on Monday from 7.30pm on 144.165MHz USB, vertical polarisation. On Wednesday from 8pm there is a M3+M6 club net on GB3FR. Friday sees a club net on GB3FR from 8pm. Contact the FELCC Information Line on 07554 362 020 for more information.

Northampton Radio Club has its weekly club net on Monday from 8pm on 145.4625MHz. The club meeting is on Thursday, and this week features an archery evening. Contact Nigel, G6MKJ, via nigel.ellis57@virgin.net for further information.

South Birmingham Radio Society is holding a committee meeting on Monday. There’s a coffee morning in the club room on Tuesday from 11am, and Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. On Friday there’s an open evening in the club room. Contact Mick Cleary, G7RRP, on 07595 696 359.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting and is on the air on Monday at Warmley Rugby Club from 7.30pm. Tuesday sees the 4m on the air evening on 70.475.00MHz from 7 30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to spirit.guide@hotmail.co.uk.

Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society has its club net on Monday on 145.275MHz FM. On Wednesday it’s the 80m Club Championship DATA from 7 to 8.30pm. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

Midland Amateur Radio Society is planning social events on Monday and running training classes. Next Sunday there’s a table top sale at the Electric Club, Wolverhampton WV3 QQH. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

Worcester Radio Amateurs Association is having a talk on Tuesday by Eddie Humphries on the adventures of the radio constructor. Saturday sees the start of the Jem Carvill radio weekend and next Sunday it’s the Scouts BBQ at County Hall. Details from Rich Moles, M0UVA, via email to secretary@m0zoo.co.uk.

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle is having a Plug & Play Day at, Barr Beacon from 10.30am. Next Sunday there’s a group trip to Wolverhampton table top sale. Details from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is running a Foundation exam and having a demonstration of IF DSP on the Kenwood TS-590S by Alan, G4MGW. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Tuesday Derby & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to radio@dadars.org.uk.

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is on the air and having a natter night. Details from Miles Hall, G4GSB, by email to g4gsb@gmx.com.

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on remote station working by Art, G3KWY. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is having an informal evening. Contact Nigel, M0CVO, on 01476 402 550.

On Wednesday South Notts Amateur Radio Club is preparing for Mills on the Air. Details from Terry, M0RIA, on 01159 372 942.

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is having an indoor bowls evening. Contact Mike, G3JKX, on 01952 299 677.

On Thursday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is holding a test equipment evening. Details from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

On Friday Coventry Amateur Radio Society is having a radio workshop evening from 8.30pm. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

On Friday Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is holding a club meeting followed by a members’ forum. Details from Dave Wilde, G1YAI, by email to treasurer@hrrarc.com.

On Saturday Rugby ATS is having a Raspberry Pi evening. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

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