News for England Midlands – 8 June 2014

| June 6, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio has a trip to the Junction 28 QRP Rally today, plus its club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. On Monday the Intermediate course continues. Tuesday sees a Morse class from 7.45 and at a committee meeting at 8.30. On Wednesday it’s the 80m Club Championship Contest CW leg from 8pm and Friday’s nibbles night in the shack starts at 7.30. Saturday morning sees practical assessments for the Intermediate course, and next Sunday there’s a trip to the Newbury 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 Castles on the Air at Astley Castle. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday at 8pm on 145.325MHz. Thursday sees a talk on Ham Radio Deluxe by Alan, 2E0KVR. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is meeting at Sutton Coldfield Rugby Club from 7.15pm. On Tuesday there’s an open net on 70.475MHz. Next Saturday sees GB4FMC on the air from Fazeley Mill Marina for Waterways on the Air. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 432MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Saturday sees a video about vintage electronics by Mike, G8CTJ. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

South Birmingham Radio Society has its regular coffee morning from 11am on Tuesday. On Thursday there are training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s work dismantling equipment in the shack and the QRP Radio Rally at Alfreton Leisure Centre. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting on Wednesday, alongside training classes and planning for the radio day at the farm site with family BBQ. Friday sees the QRP Rally at Alfreton Leisure Centre. Next Saturday and Sunday GX3MAR is on the air for the Field Day weekend at Cottage Farm with camping, barbecue and lots of fun. Contact Ron, M0WSN on 07967 287 422.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is out of doors, working with various antennas. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is discussing forthcoming special events. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk about Allotments on the Air by Andrew, G7SEG. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a talk on radio operation out of the jungles of Honduras by Chris, G6BDM and Liz, G6BOQ. 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 and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a barbecue on the field. Details from John Humphreys, on 07824 737 716.

On Friday Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is on the air and holding a barbecue. Details from Neil, M0NJJ, by email to

On Saturday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society commences its weekend event operating GB0BON at Rupert’s View. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Saturday and Sunday 21st-22nd, Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club is putting GB1AMB on the air, from 9.00-15.00 for the second International Museums Weekend. Operating from part of the Avoncroft Museums site, on Sunday 9.00-15.00 the club will also be participating in WAB 50mhz phone contest. Wednesday night is the club data evening. Friday night is always Club Night with HF and PSK following the meeting. All welcome. More information from Dave Carter, M6DKT by e-mail to

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