News for England Midlands – 26 October 2014

| October 24, 2014

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Midland Amateur Radio Society is at the North Wales Rally today. Wednesday sees planning for the Christmas party and other social events. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

Wythall Radio Club is taking part in the CQ WW Worldwide SSB Contest today and has its club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. Monday sees a curry night at the Monsoon from 6.30 and at 8pm the Advanced course continues. The Tuesday Morse class is at 7.45pm followed by a talk at 8.30 on starting out in D-Star by Chris, G7DDN. The regular nibbles night is in the shack from 7.30 on Friday and Saturday sees a bonfire night at Wythall House. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its net on Monday at 8pm on 145.375MHz and 7.16MHz.The usual Friday meeting is cancelled. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Northampton Radio Club has an open net on Monday from 8pm on 145.4625MHz. On Thursday there’s a club night. Details from John, G4CZB, on 01604 832 584.

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has its 4m net around 70.425MHz on Monday from 7pm. On Wednesday there’s a soup and roll Halloween social night. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 50MHz UK Activity Contest on Tuesday, alongside other radio operation and projects. Saturday sees general radio activities in the Radio Room. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

South Birmingham Radio Society has its regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am on Tuesday. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club is having a data night on Wednesday and a club night on Friday. Contact Dave, M6DKT, on 07584 025 156.

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

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

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon District Radio Society is having a talk by Keith, G3TTC on his recent island activations. Contact G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is meeting at Sutton Coldfield rugby club. Visitors are welcome. 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 Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society meets at 2pm to plan the programme for 2015. Contact Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday Lincoln Short Wave Club is holding a used equipment sale at Aisthorpe Village Hall LN1 2SJ, booking in items from 7pm for the sale at 8.15pm. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

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

On Thursday Salop Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night. Contact

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle continues its Foundation course. More information from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

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