News for England Midlands – 19 October 2014

| October 17, 2014

Wythall Radio Club will be holding a Foundation Course at their club room on Monday evenings from 8pm onwards commencing on 26 January for six weeks with the practical assessments being carried out on 14 February. The exam would be on 3 March. If you think you would be interested in this course then please register your interest with Chris, G0EYO on

On Sunday 19 October Lincoln Short Wave Club will be taking part in Jamboree On The Air with 7th Lincoln Scouts at Altham Terrace Camp Site, Lincoln, using GB5SLS. Pam Rose, G4STO, 01427 788 356.

On Sunday 19 October Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society has a visit to the National Radio Centre, Bletchley Park. On Monday there is a talk on radio mobile software. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Sunday 19 and 26 October Wythall Radio Club has a net on 145.225MHz at 8pm. On Monday it’s week eight of the Advanced licence course and Tuesday is the club’s AGM. The club is taking part in the 80m Club Sprint SSB contest on Thursday and Friday is the usual nibbles night in the shack. On Saturday and Sunday the club is participating in the CQ Worldwide SSB Contest. Details from Chris, G0EYO on 07710 412 819.

On Monday 20 October Aldridge and Barr Beacon Amateur Radio Club is holding a Morse class followed by a general discussion. Contact Albert, G0KFS, on 01922 614 169 for more details.

On Monday Coventry Amateur Radio Society has a net on 145.375MHz & 7.16MHz starting at 8pm. On Friday 24 October there is a radio workshop evening. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is operating VHF from the shack. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society is having a talk on meteor scatter by two of the club’s recent Intermediate students. Contact Alex, G8FCQ, 07531 201 640,

On Monday Northampton Radio Club has an open net on 145.4625MHz starting at 8pm, all are welcome to join in. Thursday is a club night. More from John, G4CZB on 01604 832 584.

On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has a club net on 145.325MHz at 8pm. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250 for more details.

On Monday South Birmingham Radio Society is checking surplus aerials for sale. Tuesday is the usual coffee morning in the shack, 11am to 1pm and Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has an open net on 145.250MHz from 7 30pm, all are welcome to join in. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

On Monday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has a net around 70.425MHz starting at 7pm. On Wednesday there is a Hamfest video evening with Bob, M0RJS. Details from John Humphreys M0JZH on 07824 737 716.

On Tuesday 21 October Derby and District Amateur Radio Society has a club evening. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

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

On Tuesday Grantham Amateur Radio Club is having a construction evening. More from Kevin, G6SSN on 07793 142 483.

On Tuesday Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society is taking part in the UK Activity Contest on 1296MHz then having a radio operation and projects evening. On Saturday there is a practical project session, bring your current project along for an introduction to some of the club’s test equipment with G8LYB. Details from Steve, G8LYB on 01788 578 940.

On Wednesday 22 October Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a data night and on Friday it’s the usual club night. Contact Dave, M6DKT, on 07584 025 156.

On Wednesday Malvern Hills Radio Amateurs Club has an informal meeting. Details from Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society welcomes a new committee, puts the shack on the air and is running training classes. Next Sunday the club is attending the North Wales Rally. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday Salop Amateur Radio Society Club has a CW net on 144.070MHz starting at 4.30pm with the club net stating at 8.30pm on the GB3LH repeater. On Thursday it’s the club’s AGM. Details from

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

On Thursday 23 October the Central Radio Amateur Circle Group is holding a meeting. More information from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

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