News for England Midlands – 22 June 2014

| June 20, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Coventry Amateur Radio Society is operating GB4BLC at 30th Signals Bramcote near Nuneaton today and next Saturday. Monday sees the club net on 145.375MHz from 8pm. On Friday there’s a radio workshop evening on SSTV. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Wythall Radio has 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 followed by a talk on kite antennas by Roger, G8ROJ at 8.30. Friday’s nibbles night in the shack starts at 7.30. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is holding a committee meeting on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s a talk on RAYNET in the UK and Canada by Ian Clark, M0LNR and Keith Ballinger, G0RQQ. Thursday sees the club net on 145.375 at 8pm and on Saturday there’s the regular surgery and new licensee mentoring. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the UKAC 50MHz on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Saturday sees preparation for VHF NFD. Details from Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

South Birmingham Radio Society has its regular coffee morning from 11am on Tuesday. On Thursday there’s a ragchew plus training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is looking at WSPR and reverse beacons on Wednesday. Thursday sees the start of the mini DXpedition to the Isle of Man using the callsign GT3ZME/P, which continues until the 30th. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is holding a junk sale. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Northampton Radio Club is holding an open meeting. Details from John, G4CZB, on 01604 832 584.

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

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society meets at Sutton Coldfield Rugby Club from 7.15pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is on the air. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society Club is having a social evening and open discussion. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a practical evening. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Malvern Hills RAC is holding an informal meeting. Details from Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding its summer social, planning and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is having an informal evening. Contact Nigel, M0CVO, on 01476 402 550.

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