News for England Midlands – 15 June 2014

| June 13, 2014

On Sunday 15 June Wythall Radio Club is on a club trip to the Newbury Rally leaving at 8am. At 8pm, both this Sunday and next, is a club net on 145.225MHz. On Monday, it’s session six of the Intermediate course and Tuesday has a 7.45pm Morse class then at 8.30pm Steve White, G3ZVW is talking about DXing and Contesting from Ascension Island. On Thursday the club is participating in the SSB leg of the 80m Club Championship and Friday is a nibbles night in the shack. Details from Chris, G0EYO on 07710 412 819.

On Sunday, Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club is putting GB1AMB on the air from 9am to 5pm for International Museums Weekend. The station will also be on the air on 21 and 22 June. More information from Dave Carter, M6DKT by e-mail to

On Monday 16 June Aldridge and Barr Beacon Amateur Radio Club is having a club talk. Contact Albert, G0KFS on 01922 614 169 for details.

On Monday Coventry Amateur Radio Society Club has a net at 145.375MHz starting at 8pm. On Friday the club is taking part in the 2nd Round of the G4ZMC Trophy at Hatton Locks. Over the weekend of the 21st and 22nd, GB4H will be on the air from Herbert Museum in Coventry. Next Sunday, the 22nd, GB4BLC will be on the air from 30th Signals Bramcote near Nuneaton. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363 for more information.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has an evening of HF operating and workshops. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Lincoln Short-Wave Club is holding a committee meeting and on Tuesday the club is taking part in the 1.3GHz UK Activity Contest. On Wednesday there is a formal meeting and a simplex net on 145.375MHz at 8pm on Thursday. On Saturday it’s new licensee mentoring and the regular Saturday surgery. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

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

On Monday South Birmingham Radio Society is sorting out the aerials for sale and on Tuesday there is a coffee morning in the shack from 11am to 1pm, all are welcome. On Thursday there are training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to for more details.

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm, all are welcome to join in. On Saturday there is a special event station at the Water Orton Carnival. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is having a club night entitled Echolink and D Star for dummies. For more information contact Peter Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday 17 June Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is holding a lunch. On Thursday, the Region 5 Regional Manager, Martyn, G3UKV is giving a talk on The RSGB and Understanding Solar Data. More information from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society has an evening of Technical Topics. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is putting M0RSD on the air. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is holding the annual radio ramble. More information, including the start point, from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society is taking part in the 1296MHz UK Activity Contest alongside radio operation and projects. On Saturday, Richard Newstead is talking about SOTA Beams. More details from Steve, G8LYB on 01788 578 940.

On Wednesday 18 June Midland Amateur Radio Society is on the air from the shack alongside training classes. Contact Norman, G8BHE on 07808 078 003 for more information.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has a net on 145.525MHz at 8pm. Contact Nigel, M0CVO, on 01476 402 550 for more details.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is planning for VHF NFD and the Isle of Man DXpedition. On Saturday G3UKV and G0VXG will be operational from Blists Hill Open Air Museum and on Saturday and Sunday the club will take part in the 50MHz trophy weekend with G3Z. More from John Humphreys on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday 19 June Central Radio Amateur Circle has a night on the air. On Saturday there’s a plug and play day at Barr Beacon from 10am. More information from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

On Friday 20 June Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is taking part in field day weekend. Details from Neil, M0NJJ, by email to

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