News for England Midlands – 20 April 2014

| April 17, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio has its club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. On Monday there’s a Morse class at 7.45pm. The 80m Club Championship Contest Data leg is on Thursday from 8pm and Friday sees a nibbles night in the shack from 7.30. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.
Northampton Radio Club has its open net on Monday at 8pm on 145.4625MHz. Thursday at 7.30pm sees the first 2014 meeting at the club field in Ravensthorpe. Details from John Cockrill, on 07713 733 444.
Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its club net on Monday on 145.375MHz from 8pm. Friday sees a project calibration night. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.
Lincoln Short-Wave Club has a committee meeting on Monday and is taking part in the 50MHz UK AC in the shack from 7.30pm on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a formal meeting. The club net is on Thursday on 145.375MHz from 8pm and Saturday sees the regular new licensee mentoring & Saturday surgery. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.
South Birmingham Radio Society is closed on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am. On Thursday there are training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s work in the shack. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to
Rugby ATS is taking part in the 50MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Saturday there’s the AGM. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.
Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Aldridge & Barr Beacon Amateur Radio Club is closed. Contact Albert, G0KFS, on 01922 614 169.
On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is holding a bank holiday picnic and operating day at Crickley Hill. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.
On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is holding an open net on 145.250MHz. More information from Robert Bird, by email to
On Tuesday Derby & District Amateur Radio Society is having an illustrated talk on portable operating by Richard Newstead, G3CWI, of SOTAbeams. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to
On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is preparing for Mills On The Air. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to
On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is setting up EME equipment. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.
On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is putting the shack on the air and holding training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.
On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its club net on 145.525MHz from 8pm. Contact Nigel, M0CVO, on 01476 402 550.
On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society has members’ short talks. Contact Mike, G3JKX on 01952 299 677.
On Wednesday Worcester Radio Amateurs Association is having a talk by Stuart, G4WCP on aspects of digital amateur radio. Details from Rich Moles, M0UVA, via email to
On Thursday Central Radio Amateur Circle is on the air. Details from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.
On Friday Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club commences its first Field Day of the year, which concludes on Sunday. Details from Neil, M0NJJ, by email to
On Sunday Spalding & District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on the Radiophile Cowbit Exposition. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 0775 760 832.

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