News for England Midlands – 1 June 2014

| May 30, 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 the Intermediate course continues and there’s the 80m Club Championship Contest Data leg at 8pm. Tuesday sees a Morse class from 7.45 and at 8.15 preparations are being made for HF CW Field Day and the 144MHz UKAC Contest 30. Friday’s nibbles night in the shack starts at 7.30. Next Saturday and Sunday it’s the HF CW Field Day and next Sunday there’s a trip to the Junction 28 QRP Rally. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its club net on Monday on 145.375MHz from 8pm. On Friday it’s Multa Paucis. 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 Foundation exam, natter night and debrief on the 2m DF hunt. Details from John Cockrill, on 07713 733 444.

South Birmingham Radio Society is cleaning the shack on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning from 11am. On Thursday there are training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s work dismantling equipment in the shack. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Central Radio Amateur Circle is taking part in the 144MHz UKAC Contest on Tuesday and there’s a group meeting on Thursday. More information from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 144MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Saturday sees the start of the NFD weekend event with radio operating and practical projects. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Sunday 1 June Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is running the Spalding Rally. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 0775 760 832.

On Monday 2 June Aldridge and Barr Beacon Amateur Radio Club is holding a Morse class and general discussion. Contact Albert, G0KFS, on 01922 614 169.

On Monday 2 June Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having a bring and show evening. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.325MHz at 8pm. Details from Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

On Monday 2 June Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has an open net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

On Monday 2 June Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society has its 2m club net from 8pm. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday 3 June Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a junk sale. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday 3 June Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the UKAC on 2m and having a club net. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday 3 June Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a handheld night. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding training classes, on the air and having an open meeting. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday 4 June South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is holding a net on 145.525MHz from 8pm. Contact Nigel, M0CVO, on 01476 402 550.

On Wednesday 4 June Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and putting GX3ZME on the air. Contact John Humphreys, on 07824 737 716.

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