England Midlands – 2 March 2014

| February 28, 2014

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club has a club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. The 20m Club Championship Contest Data leg is at 8pm on Monday, followed at 8.30pm by the Foundation exam. Tuesday sees a Morse class at 7.45, plus the 144MHz UKAC contest and final preparations for the rally. The shack social is at 7.30 on Friday and Saturday sees setting up for the Wythall rally, which is on Sunday. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has a club net on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz. Friday sees a talk on travelling in Poland by G4GEE. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

South Birmingham Radio Society is sorting stock on Monday for the club stand at Wythall Rally. The regular coffee morning in the shack is from 11am on Tuesday. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday and Friday sees loading the trailer for the Wythall Rally, which is on Sunday. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to gemmagordon.m6gkg@gmail.com.

Central Radio Amateur Circle is taking part in the 144MHz UKAC Contest on Tuesday and attending the Wythall Rally on Sunday. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in the 144MHz UKAC Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday sees shack activities and a natter night from 7.30pm. The club repeater net on GB3LM is on Thursday at 8pm. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the UKAC 144MHz on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. On Saturday 8 there’s a PIC, Arduino and PC problem solving, C programming and general assistance session with Steve, G8LYB. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding an open meeting with the shack on the air and training classes on Wednesday. Sunday sees a visit to the Wythall Rally. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Aldridge and Barr Beacon Amateur Radio Club is holding its AGM. Contact Albert, G0KFS, on 01922 614 169.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having a talk by Richard Tofts on how electronics helped to solve the mystery of how bats navigate. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday 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 Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a junk sale. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to radio@dadars.org.uk.

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the UKAC 2m and having a night on the air. More information from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to m0zcr@live.co.uk.

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

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and putting GX3ZME on the air. Contact Mike, G3JKX, on 01952 299 677.

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