England Midlands 8 September 2013

| September 6, 2013

We start with advance information that Chesterfield & North Derbyshire ARS is holding a Foundation course on Saturday 14, 21 and 28 September between 10am and 4pm. Distance Learning and Study at Home candidates are welcome. For more information, and to secure a place, contact 01246 275 889 as soon as possible.

Now for clubs with several events this week. Wythall Radio Club is taking part in the HF Field Day and 2m Trophy contests today, plus has its club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm today and next Sunday. The Advanced course is on Monday and there’s a committee meeting on Tuesday. Wednesday sees the RSGB 80m Club Sprint Contest and the usual shack social is on Friday from 7.30pm. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its club net on Monday on 145.375MHz. Friday sees the 4th Round of the G2FDC Trophy. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is holding its AGM on Monday. Saturday sees GB4GC active for Churches & Chapels on the Air from Gloucester Cathedral. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

South Birmingham Radio Society Full is holding a committee meeting on Monday. The regular coffee morning is on Tuesday and Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. There’s work in the shack on Friday. Contact Mick Cleary, G7RRP, on 07595 696 359.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is on the air on Monday from Warmley Rugby Club. Tuesday sees the 4m open net on 70.475MHz from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to spirit.guide@hotmail.co.uk.

Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is on the air & having a natter night on Tuesday. The Advanced training course is on Wednesday. Contact Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to m0zcr@live.co.uk.

Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is operating G100RSGB from the Glenmore Centre on Tuesday plus making preparations for the ‘Beambenders’ weekend, which commences on Saturday operating GB8CHG for Charley Heritage Group. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

Central Amateur Radio Circle is on the air on Thursday and at the Black Country Boating Festival next Saturday and Sunday. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Sunday Spalding & District Amateur Radio Society having a barbecue and fun day at the Portakabin. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 0775 4619 701.

On Monday Stratford Upon Avon District Radio Society is planning its programme. Contact G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

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

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is having a Hamfest debrief. Contact Mike, G3JKX, on 01952 299 677.

On Thursday Salop Amateur Radio Society is holding a quiz. Details on the club website at www.salop-ars.org.uk.

On Friday Hereford Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night. Contact Tim, G0JWJ, on 01432 279 435.

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

On Saturday Rugby ATS is installing aerials and setting up at the new clubhouse. More information from Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

And finally we were sorry to hear that Cathy Thomas, G1YLQ, XYL of Clive Thomas, G8VBE, became a Silent Key on Friday 23 August, aged 55.

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