News for England Midlands 11 May 2014

| May 9, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is taking part in Mills on the Air this weekend. On Tuesday there’s a casual evening plus M0RSD on the air. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to
Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is operating GB4NHM today at New Hall Mill for Mills on the Air. Monday sees a club meeting at Sutton Coldfield Rugby Club and the 4m open net is on Tuesday on 70.475MHz. More information from Robert Bird, by email to
Worcester Radio Amateurs Association is taking part in Mills on the Air today with a special event station at High Salvington Mill. Wednesday sees a discussion evening. Details from Rich Moles, M0UVA, via email to
Wythall Radio has its club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a Morse class from 7.45 and at 8.30 there’s a committee meeting. On Wednesday there’s the 80m Club Championship Contest DATA leg from 8pm and Friday sees a nibbles night in the shack from 7.30. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.
Coventry Amateur Radio Society is operating GB8TH on Monday to mark what would have been Tony Hancock’s 90th birthday, and will have former recording engineer Alan Florence, G7CDK as a guest operator. The club net is also on Monday, on 145.375MHz from 8pm. On Friday it’s the 1st Round G4ZMC Trophy from Sowe Common. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.
Northampton Radio Club has its open net on Monday at 8pm on 145.4625MHz. Thursday at 8pm sees a club forum on 2m DF antennas in advance of the forthcoming fox hunt. Details from John Cockrill, on 07713 733 444.
South Birmingham Radio Society is having a Field Day meeting on Monday, and has its regular coffee morning in the shack on Tuesday from 11am. On Thursday there are training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s work in the shack plus a ragchew. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to
Lincoln Short-Wave Club is taking part in the 432MHz UK AC on Tuesday. Wednesday sees shack activities and a natter night. 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.
Rugby ATS is taking part in the 432MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Saturday sees a committee meeting. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.
Midland Amateur Radio Society is on the air, holding training classes and a committee meeting on Wednesday. Next Sunday there’s a trip to Dunstable Downs Radio Club car boot sale at Stockwood Park, Luton. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.
Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is operating out of doors, weather permitting. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.
On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its club net on 145.325MHz at 8pm. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.
On Tuesday Derby & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to
On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on power supplies by Andrew, G7SEG. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.
On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is activating the Worcester Beacon for SOTA and having an evening talk on SOTA by Matt, G8XYJ. Details from Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.
On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is having an informal evening. Contact Nigel, M0CVO, on 01476 402 550.
On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a surplus sale. Contact Mike, G3JKX, on 01952 299 677.
On Thursday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is having a talk on the Commonwealth Contest from Montserrat by Iain, M0PCB. More information from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.
On Friday Bromsgrove & District Amateur Radio Club is holding a committee meeting. Contact Chris, M0BQE on 01905 776 869.
On Friday Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio is having a club meeting followed by a quiz. Details from Neil, M0NJJ, by email to
On Friday Spalding & District Amateur Radio Society is having a presentation by Andrew, M6GTG on high altitude balloon launches including, tracking, telemetry, video etc using Arduino and GPS plus low power Tx modules. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 0775 760 832.
On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle is at Barr Beacon. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

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