England Midlands News – 9 March 2014

| March 7, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Central Radio Amateur Circle is attending the Wythall Rally today. Thursday sees a group meeting and on Saturday there’s a Plug and Play day at Barr Beacon. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

Midland Amateur Radio Society is at the Wythall Radio Rally today. Wednesday sees training classes and the shack on the air. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

South Birmingham Radio Society has a club stand at Wythall Radio Rally today. The regular coffee morning in the shack is from 11am on Tuesday. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday and Friday sees work in the shack. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to gemmagordon.m6gkg@gmail.com.

Wythall Radio Club is running the Wythall Radio Rally at Windrush Sports centre, Shawhurst Lane, B47 5JW. The club net is on 145.225MHz at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a Morse class at 7.45, plus a committee meeting and rally debrief from 8.30. On Wednesday the 80m Club Championship Contest CW leg is at 8pm and the regular shack social is on Friday at 7.30. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is meeting at Sutton Coldfield Rugby Club from 7.15pm on Monday. The 4m open net is on Tuesday from 7.30pm on 70.475MHz. More information from Robert Bird, by email to spirit.guide@hotmail.co.uk.

Lincoln Short-Wave Club is taking part in the 432MHz UKAC Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday sees shack activities and a natter night from 7.30pm. The club simplex net is on Thursday on 145.375MHz at 8pm. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 432MHz UKAC Contest on Tuesday, along with projects and other radio operation. On Saturday there’s a video about vintage electronics by Mike, G8CTJ. Details from Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is holding a committee meeting on Thursday. On Friday there’s a video demonstrating the scientific discoveries of the 19th century with Kevin, 2E0CID. Contact Dave Wilde, G1YAI, via email to treasurer@hrrarc.com.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday 10 March Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is holding a DF hunt in the dark. Details from Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Tuesday 11 March Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to radio@dadars.org.uk.

On Tuesday 11 March Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is discussing forthcoming special events. More information from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to m0zcr@live.co.uk.

On Tuesday 11 March Worcester Radio Amateurs Association is looking at remote radio control. Details from Rich Moles, M0UVA, via email to secretary@m0zoo.co.uk.

On Wednesday 12 March South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its net on 145.525MHz from 8pm. Contact Nigel, M0CVO, on 01476 402 550.

On Wednesday 12 March Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its main construction competition. Contact Mike, G3JKX, on 01952 299 677.

On Thursday 13 March RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on RAYNET by Alan, G8EVI. Details from Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

On Friday 14 March Coventry Amateur Radio Society is holding a construction night for its 2014 project. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

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