News for England Midlands – 13 July 2014

| July 11, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club has a trip to Reading Rally today, plus the club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class at 7.45 and at 8.30 the third RSGB Centenary talk, The Race to Cross the Atlantic, presented by Chris, G7DDN. Wednesday sees the 80m Club Championship Contest SSB leg from 8pm, and the regular nibbles night is in the shack from 7.30 on Friday. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its club net at 8pm on Monday on 145.375MHz. Friday sees the 3rd round of the 2m DF Trophy. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

South Birmingham Radio Society is working in the shack on Monday evening and having its regular coffee morning from 11am on Tuesday. Friday will be spent sorting out surplus stock for the club stand at the Telford Hamfest. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

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

Lincoln Short-Wave Club taking part in the 1.3GHz UKCC on Tuesday. Wednesday sees shack activities and a natter night, whilst on Thursday it’s the club net on 145.375MHz at 8pm. Next Saturday there’s the usual mentoring plus GB2CWP at Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 1.3GHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Next Saturday sees a video about vintage electronics by Mike, G8CTJ. Details from Steve, G8LYB on 01788 578 940.

Central Radio Amateur Circle is having a night on the air on Thursday. On Saturday there are activities at Barr Beacon. More information from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is having its regular lunch on Thursday. Saturday sees an auction of SK equipment. More information from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is working on mast maintenance on Thursday, which will be tested on Friday. Details from Neil, M0NJJ, by email to

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

On Monday Northampton Radio Club is having a natter night including a debrief on the 2m DF Hunt, plus also holding a Foundation exam. Contact John, G4CZB, on 01604 832 584.

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

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a 2m club net. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is making its social plans for summer and putting the shack on the air. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

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

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on QSL cards by Paul, M0PNN. Details form John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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