England Midlands News – 16 February 2014

| February 14, 2014

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club is on a trip to Nantwich Rally today, and has a net on 145.225MHz at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. The Foundation course continues on Monday. Tuesday sees a Morse class at 7.45 and a visit by RSGB General Manager Graham Coomber, G0NBI from 8.30. The 80m CC CW leg is on Wednesday at 8pm and Friday sees the shack social from 7.30. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its club net on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz. Friday sees a radio workshop evening and equipment check. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Lincoln Short-Wave Club is holding a committee meeting from 7.30pm on Monday. Tuesday sees the 1.3GHz UK CC contest from 7.30pm. On Wednesday there’s a formal meeting at 8.15pm. The club net is on Thursday on 145.375MHz from 8pm and Saturday sees the surgery plus new licensee mentoring. Contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

South Birmingham Radio Society is having a review of 2014 rally visits on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday and Friday sees work sorting items for the Wythall Rally. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to gemmagordon.m6gkg@gmail.com.

Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is holding a lunch on Tuesday. Thursday sees two short talks. Details from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the UKAC 1296MHz on Tuesday, along with radio operation and projects On Saturday there’s a practical bring-your-project-along evening. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Now we return to the tradition al listing in date order. On Sunday 16 February Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a junk sale at Bromley Hall. Details form Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 0775 760 832.

On Monday 17 February Aldridge and Barr Beacon Amateur Radio Club is holding a Morse class and having a general discussion. Contact Albert, G0KFS, on 01922 614 169.

On Monday 17 February Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is closed because the school is closed. More information from Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday 17 February Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has an open net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to spirit.guide@hotmail.co.uk.

On Tuesday 18 February Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is having a video show. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to radio@dadars.org.uk.

On Tuesday 18 February Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society Club is discussing construction projects. Contact Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to m0zcr@live.co.uk.

On Tuesday 18 February Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a magazine night. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday 19 February Midland Amateur Radio Society is planning social events and rally visits for 2014. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

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